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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Specialty care

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

Vermont J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Conrad 30 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Vermont, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Washington J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Washington, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Office of Rural Health
West Virginia Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of West Virginia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia State Office of Rural Health
Wisconsin Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Wisconsin, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wyoming J-1 Conrad 30 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Wyoming, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Connecticut 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 Connecticut, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Connecticut Department of Public Health
Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge Inactive
A challenge seeking innovative ideas to better understand health disparities in the areas of mental health, inflammatory bowel diseases, and cardiovascular disease. Populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority populations, as well as the rural and urban poor.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Johnson and Johnson Innovation
Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program Inactive
Funding to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers of rural, frontier, and underserved populations, providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan Inactive
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes to increase access to affordable healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured in Michigan. Funding may be used to support ongoing operations, as well as expand hours and services, team-based approaches to care, patient navigation and enrollment, and/or wrap-around services.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education Grant Inactive
Funding to develop new graduate medical education programs, fellowship programs, and rural clinical training in Wisconsin with the goal of increasing access to quality healthcare by increasing the number of physicians practicing in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services