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Funding by Topic: Interprofessional training of the health workforce

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

Wisconsin Express
Offers a week-long program designed to give health professions students in Wisconsin the opportunity to explore healthcare delivery in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Training Primary Care Champions
Grants to strengthen primary care and the workforce by establishing fellowship programs to train community-based practicing primary care physician and/or physician assistant champions to lead healthcare transformation and enhance teaching in community-based settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
MedServe North Carolina Fellowships in Primary Care Medicine Inactive
A 2-year, full-time, post-college community service fellowship in rural and other underserved community primary care sites in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: MedServe
Leadership in Public Health Social Work Education (LPHSWE) Inactive
Grants to provide training, education, faculty development, and curriculum enhancement to prepare students for leadership roles in public health social work through enrollment in a dual master’s degree program in both social work and public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Inactive
Awards funding to colleges and universities to support pre-degree internships and field placements for students pursuing careers in certain behavioral health careers. Special consideration will be given to programs that provide information and education dissemination to rural and medically underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Hillman Innovations in Care Program Inactive
Provides funds for nurse-driven models of care focused on patient- and family-centered approaches that challenge conventional strategies, improve health outcomes, lower costs, and enhance patient and family caregiver experience.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2017
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Inactive
Awards funding to plan, develop, and operate predoctoral training programs in dentistry and dental hygiene for dental and dental hygiene students that address enhancing pediatric training to support improved access to oral health care for vulnerable, underserved, or rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement Inactive
Awards funding to research, develop, and disseminate clinical teaching methods designed to train the primary care workforce. Focus areas include the development of models that will train the primary care workforce for rural practice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2016
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention- Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Program: Behavioral Health Integration Inactive
Grants for projects that integrate interprofessional and collaborative models of behavioral health services into routine nurse-led primary care delivered in vulnerable and/or underserved/rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration