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Education and Training of the Rural Healthcare Workforce – Funding & Opportunities

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Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Program in Rural Health Leadership
A full-time fellowship for early-career clinicians who have an interest in partnering with rural communities to improve health. The fellowship includes a Master's Degree in Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and focused clinical time in Rosebud, South Dakota at an Indian Health Service site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Sponsors: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program
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: Oct 18, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventive Medicine Residency Program
Grants to provide graduate medical education training to preventive medicine residents for the purpose of increasing the number and quality of preventive medicine residents and physicians to support access to preventive medicine and to improve the health of communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Certified Men's Health Educator Training
Course that focuses on the unique needs and challenges of boys and men, specifically in rural communities. While the course is available for all who are interested, currently the training will be provided at no cost for a limited number of individuals who live or work in designated rural counties in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Men's Health Network, Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO) Research Study
Opportunity for nursing homes to participate in a research study testing the Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO). The training focuses on the use of evidence-based, person-centered communication during interactions with older adults in nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Participants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
NRHA Rural Hospital CEO Certification Program
A rural hospital leadership and certification program for current and future rural hospital CEOs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
NRHA Rural Hospital CFO Certification Program
A leadership and certification program for current Chief Financial Officers of rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
NRHA Rural Hospital CNO Certification Program
A leadership and certification program for current Chief Nursing Officers of rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
Rural Program Directors University
A training, networking, and peer learning community for program, associate program, and site directors of rural residency programs, training tracks, and pathways.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: RTT Collaborative
Wilderness and Austere Medicine Fellowship Inactive
A year-long training experience for physicians to develop clinical skills and leadership capacity to provide high quality healthcare in resource limited settings and prepare for leadership positions in the field of wilderness and austere medicine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsor: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Last Updated: 9/20/2022