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Funding by Topic: Graduate medical education

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

Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education New Program Grant
Funding to develop new graduate medical education programs in Wisconsin to expand resident positions in family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, and psychiatry, as well as the number of fellows in addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Tennessee Rural Residency Stipend Program
Offers a stipend to primary care physicians studying in Tennessee residency programs or physicians with Tennessee affiliations who are in out-of-state primary care residency programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Graduate Psychology Education Program
Grants to support doctoral-level psychology education and training programs to prepare psychologists to address the behavioral health needs, including opioid use and substance use, in high-need underserved and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) Grant Program
Grants to support innovative, transformative, community-based health professional training initiatives in Oregon that will address identified local healthcare workforce shortages and expand the diversity of the health professional workforce.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: May 24, 2019
Sponsors: Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Health Policy Board
Medical Student Education Program
Grants for public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hawaii Pacific Basin Rural Rotations
Placement and financial assistance for medical students and residents who would like to gain clinical experience in remote rural sites within the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Illinois Health Professions Training
Illinois Primary Health Care Association works with partners to provide primary healthcare, dentistry, and behavioral health rotation opportunities in health centers located in medically underserved areas of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Primary Health Care Association
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
New Mexico Rural Clinical Internships and Rotations
Coordinates graduate level rural rotation experiences for family medicine residency, medical students, dental students, nurse practitioner students, and physician assistant students in New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southwest Center for Health Innovation
North Dakota Rural Opportunities in Medical Education
A 24-28 week interdisciplinary experience in a rural primary care setting, open to third-year students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences