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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Physicians

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

Rural Residency Planning and Development Program Inactive
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
West Virginia State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Sponsor: West Virginia State Office of Rural Health
Idaho State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Doctors Across New York Physician Loan Repayment and Physician Practice Support Programs Inactive
Funding for physicians who agree to practice in an underserved area of New York for at least 3 years. Funding may be used for a physician to pay qualified educational debt, for a physician to pay costs of establishing or joining a medical practice, or for a healthcare facility to provide incentives to recruit or retain physicians.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2020
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Inactive
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Inactive
Grants to expand the number of fellows at accredited Addiction Medicine Fellowship and Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship programs trained as addiction medicine specialists who work in underserved, community-based settings that integrate primary care with mental health disorders and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Health Resource Shortage Area of Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2020
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Residency Training in Primary Care (PCTE-RTPC) Program Inactive
To increase the distribution of primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas, this grant is designed to enhance accredited residency training programs in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics (med-peds) in rural and/or underserved areas. Funds can also support the development of rural and/or underserved residency tracks within existing accredited residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Summer Hoosier Rural Preceptorship Inactive
An 8-week summer experience designed to introduce medical students to rural family medicine for underserved populations in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2020
Sponsor: Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health
Expansion of Practitioner Education Inactive
Grants to expand the integration of substance use disorder education into the curriculum of healthcare and health services education programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 16, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services