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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Educational Opportunities and Fellowships

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

New Mexico AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in New Mexico that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sponsor: New Mexico Area Health Education Center
California ACEs Learning and Quality Improvement Collaborative
An 18-month learning and quality improvement collaborative to support California clinics in screening for and responding to adverse childhood experiences in children and adults.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Sponsors: The Center for Care Innovations, The Center to Advance Trauma-informed Healthcare
Premera Rural Mental Health Initiative: Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment in Washington and Alaska
Training, coaching, and financial assistance for primary care clinics in rural areas of Washington and Alaska designed to expand access to mental health treatment and integrate evidence-based mental health services into primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Alaska and Washington
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross, University of Washington AIMS Center
New York Health Leadership Fellows
An 18-month fellowship program for current and potential executives of health-related nonprofit organizations, safety-net organizations, and public agencies in western and central New York that address the needs of vulnerable older adults or young children impacted by poverty.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2020
Sponsor: Health Foundation for Western and Central New York
Public Health Associate Program
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. In addition to associates looking for training, the CDC are seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for public health associates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
West Virginia Summer Academy
A hands-on residential academy at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine for undergraduate students in West Virginia who aspire to become physicians and want to prepare for medical school.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
Sponsors: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health
Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program – BRIIDGE
A 9-month residency preparatory program for international medical graduates in Minnesota. Training consists of inpatient, outpatient, community, and classroom components designed to optimally prepare participants to succeed in residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, University of Minnesota
NOSORH Rural Health Data Institute
An 8-part, web-based training for individuals who work with rural health data.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Livestream Training for Rural Health Physicians
A livestream course designed specifically for rural health physicians. Topics include chronic disease management, behavioral health, substance use disorders, and maternal health. CME credits are available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2020
Sponsor: American Academy of Family Physicians
Arizona Opioid Prescriber Education
A free, self-paced, online continuing medical education program for healthcare professionals that provides up-to-date information about Arizona's opioid laws and regulations, prescribing guidelines, and treatment options for opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, Arizona State University College of Health Solutions