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

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Regional AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs) Inactive
Funding to operate an AIDS education and training center program that will train primary healthcare clinicians to improve healthcare and health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS. Centers must include training for providers serving minority, rural, and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2018
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration
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
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program Inactive
Funding to train healthcare professionals to use valid and reliable screening and diagnostic tools, in addition to providing evidence-based interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 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
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPC) Training Program Inactive
Funding for partnerships between nurse training programs and community-based primary care facilities to recruit and train nursing students and current registered nurses to practice at the full scope of their license. Programs should emphasize chronic disease prevention and control, to include mental health and substance abuse conditions. Priority will be given to applicants that benefit rural and underserved populations or that meet state and local public health department needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventive Medicine Residency Program Inactive
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: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement Inactive
Awards funding to research, develop, and disseminate clinical teaching methods designed to train the primary care workforce. Focus areas include the development of models that will train the primary care workforce for rural practice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 10/16/2018