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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.

WWAMI AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals. The WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network serves Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program
Hermes Monato, Jr. Rural Health Essay Prize Inactive
An annual award for a rural health essay written by a student or recent graduate of any campus of the University of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Minnesota Rural and Underserved Clinical Rotations Grant Program Inactive
Grants to health professional training sites to add rural and underserved rotations or clinical training experiences, such as credential or certificate rural tracks or other specialized training, to existing clinical training programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maine Care for the Underserved Pathways AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate and honors distinction program for health professions students in Maine that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsors: Maine Area Health Education Center Network, University of New England Center for Excellence in Health Innovation
Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program Inactive
Grants to support training programs that expand the number of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals who are trained to work in integrated, interprofessional teams to provide services to children whose parents and/or guardians are impacted by opioid use disorders (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Physician Assistant Rural Training in Behavioral Health (PCTE-PARB) Program Inactive
Funding to train primary care physician assistants to prevent, identify, diagnose, treat, and refer services for behavioral health conditions. The program goal is to increase the number of trained physician assistants who choose to practice in rural areas after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Clinical Workforce Development Training, Technical Assistance, and Learning Collaboratives for FQHCs Inactive
Training, technical assistance, and learning collaboratives for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC look-alikes in the areas of comprehensive primary clinical care teams, HIV prevention, sustainable training models, and postgraduate residency and fellowship programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsors: Community Health Center, Inc., Weitzman Institute
Utah AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to educate and train the primary care and geriatrics workforces to provide age-friendly and dementia-friendly care in integrated geriatrics and primary care sites/delivery systems and maximize patient and family engagement to address care gaps and improve health outcomes for older adults. Proposals that benefit older adults in rural, tribal, or other underserved communities/populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Montana American Indian AHEC Center Development Funding Inactive
Funding for a single organization to establish a Montana American Indian Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Center, with the aim of enhancing and expanding health profession opportunities and increasing access to health for rural and underserved American Indian residents.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2024
Sponsors: Montana Area Health Education Center, Montana Office of Rural Health