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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Emergency department and urgent care services

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

HHS COVID-19 and Health Equity Impact Fellowship
A mentored fellowship opportunity located in Washington, D.C. to conduct policy research and participate in quantitative data analyses on topics such as social determinants of health; health equity; access to healthcare services for at risk populations; and analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency care services, maternity care, and/or the HIV population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Underserved Physician Workforce (UPW) Loan Repayment Program
Funding to assist communities in recruiting physicians to their nonprofit healthcare facilities in Heath Professional Shortage Areas in Illinois. Practice location sites register and agree to sponsor any provider who wishes to be considered for the program. Providers may apply for loan repayment in return for service at an approved site for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Kansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Louisiana Physician Placement Service: Rural Scholars
Residency and fellowship placement assistance for health career students in Louisiana, with an emphasis on physicians committed to practicing primary care in a rural location in Louisiana following residency training.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Oklahoma Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physician assistants who agree to serve at approved sites in rural and underserved areas of Oklahoma, with a special emphasis on providing care for Medicaid and Medicare recipients.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Training Commission
Oklahoma Physician Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians who agree to practice in approved rural communities in Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Training Commission
Tennessee State Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Tennessee, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Vermont J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Conrad 30 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Vermont, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant Inactive
Grants for research to improve healthcare access, delivery, utilization, quality, and outcomes of those affected by health disparities. Proposals are encouraged to propose or lay the groundwork for emergency department-based interventions that produce actionable evidence and/or reproducible findings to improve health outcomes for disparities groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2023
Sponsor: Emergency Medicine Foundation
Kansas Bridging Plan Inactive
Loan forgiveness for resident physicians working in primary care and psychiatry who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center