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Rural Health
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.

Rural Physician Associate Program
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 27, 2022
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Tennessee Rural Residency Incentive 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. Recipients must agree to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Minnesota Rural Family Medicine Residency Grant Program
Assists family medicine residency programs outside the 7-county Minnesota Twin Cities metropolitan area by supporting costs associated with training eligible physician residents.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 9, 2022
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program
Planning and development grants to establish new accredited or expanded community-based primary care residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine-pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and/or geriatrics. The program is designed to support the expansion of the primary care physician and dental workforce in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 12, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Bridging Plan
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
Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program (WRPRAP)
Funding to expand and enhance graduate medical education training sites in rural Wisconsin, with the goal of improving access to quality healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 13, 2023
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2023
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 23, 2023
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics/gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Mexico Human Services Department Primary Care Physician Training Program
Funding to create new, or expand existing, primary care graduate medical education (GME) programs in New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2023
Sponsors: New Mexico Human Services Department, New Mexico Primary Care Training Consortium
East Indiana AHEC Mini-Grants
Grants to support health careers exploration, clinical learning, and continuing education opportunities for high school students, health professions students, and practicing health professionals in rural and medically underserved communities in eastern and southeastern Indiana.
Geographic coverage: East Indiana AHEC service area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network