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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.

Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for osteopathic medical students pursuing a career in primary care medicine who agree to work in an underserved geographic area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Maryland State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and medical residents specializing in primary care who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant Inactive
Grants to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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, 2020
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Connected Care Pilot Program Inactive
Funding for nonprofit and public healthcare providers to cover 85% of the eligible costs of broadband connectivity, certain network equipment, and information services necessary to provide connected care services to a patient population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Arkansas' Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant (CAH/FLEX) Program Inactive
Training and technical assistance to build capacity, support innovation, and promote sustainable improvement in the rural healthcare system, specifically Critical Access Hospitals in Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
Kansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Rural Physician Associate Program Inactive
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2020
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Georgia Emergency Department Upgrade for Behavioral Health Patients Inactive
Funding for small rural hospitals in Georgia counties with populations less than 35,000 to make upgrades to emergency departments for compliance with the CMS Condition of Participation (CoP) Ligature Risk Interpretive Guidelines.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2020
Sponsors: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Development of Opioid Treatment Services in Underserved Areas in Wisconsin Inactive
Grants for the infrastructure planning and development of opioid treatment services in underserved areas of Wisconsin. Projects should focus on opioid treatment programs, telehealth, mobile medication-assisted treatment units, and emergency department or other hospital initiatives to develop buprenorphine induction for people with opioid use disorder prior to release, in high need and underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services