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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.

Iowa Psychiatry Residency Training Program Inactive
Funding for qualified sponsors to support the creation and training of psychiatry residencies who will provide mental health services in rural, underserved areas of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2019
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Maryland J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Maryland, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2019
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program Inactive
Funding to support the training of residents in new or expanded primary care residency training programs in community-based ambulatory patient care centers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Michigan Opioid Treatment Assistance Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for medical providers and substance use disorder counselors to begin and expand opioid treatment in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Health Endowment Fund
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
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
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to establish and operate geriatric education centers that will work to equip the primary care workforce and develop a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement and improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Special emphasis is on providing the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults and partnering with community-based organizations to address gaps in healthcare for older adults, promote age-friendly health systems and dementia-friendly communities, and address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Program Inactive
Grants for innovative training programs that integrate behavioral healthcare into primary care, particularly in rural and underserved settings, with a special emphasis on the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wyoming Provider Recruitment Grant Program Inactive
Funding for hospitals, clinics, physicians, and other agencies to enhance physician recruitment ability in medically underserved areas of Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies Inactive
Funds projects to increase and support opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter health professions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 29, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Training Primary Care Champions Inactive
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