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Minnesota Health Professionals Clinical Training Expansion Grant

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Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Sep 18, 2023

The Minnesota Office of Rural Health and Primary Care will provide funding for activities associated with creating and implementing new clinical training programs, and expanding existing clinical training programs, in rural and underserved areas in Minnesota.

Eligible expenses:

  • Establishing or expanding clinical training for physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses, pharmacists, dental therapists, advanced dental therapists, and mental health professionals
  • Recruitment, training, and retention of students and faculty
  • Connecting students with appropriate clinical training sites, internships, practicums, or externship activities
  • Development and implementation of health equity and cultural responsiveness training
  • Supporting clinical education in which trainees are part of a team-based primary care model
  • Travel and lodging for students
  • Faculty, student, and preceptor salaries, incentives, and other financial support
  • Training site improvements, fees, equipment, and supplies required to establish, maintain, or expand an eligible training program
  • Evaluations of the proposed clinical training program(s)

Eligible applicants are programs that are located in Minnesota and train, or are proposing to train, students living and working in Minnesota.

Projects should plan to establish or expand accredited clinical training for students in approved health professional programs:

  • Advanced practice registered nursing
  • Dental therapy and advanced dental therapy
  • Mental health professional
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician assistant

Applicants must be able to demonstrate applicable membership and compliance with the corresponding accrediting bodies.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Estimated award ceiling: $300,000 over the entire project period
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 3-5
Estimated total program funding: $500,000

Eligible clinical training programs may receive up to $75,000 for planning projects.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Submit online using the grants portal.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Culture and cultural competency · Dental workforce · Health workforce education and training · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Primary care · Minnesota

Organizations (1)

  • Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, view details

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