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News by Topic: Health workforce education and training

Oct 22, 2021 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Statement of Deficiency and Plan of Correction; 2) Medicare-Funded GME Residency Positions in accordance with Section 126 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020; and 3) Cooperative Agreement to Support Navigators in Federally-facilitated Exchanges. Comments are due by December 21, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 18, 2021 - Announces $7.7 million in funding to expand the Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) among 10 tribes and tribal organizations. Describes the training activities of CHAP and offers a list of funding recipients.
Source: Indian Health Service
Oct 8, 2021 - Discusses the new Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, which is located in a small town in Oklahoma. Operated as a collaboration between OSU and the Cherokee Nation, it is the first tribally affiliated medical school in the United States. The school will focus on producing physicians to practice in rural and tribal communities.
Source: Scripps Media via KJRH-TV
Sep 30, 2021 - Announces an experiential learning opportunity for early-career public health professionals through the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP). Provides information on the academic and work requirements for the associate program and application information.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Sep 20, 2021 - Describes the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Rural Interprofessional Faculty Development Initiative (RIFDI) program, which develops teaching skills among VA clinician educators at rural VA Graduate Medical Education sites. Discusses experiences of program participants, who to date have worked at 34 VA sites and represented 20 clinical professions.
Source: VAntage Point