Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC)
11/27/20 4:30 PM CST - Receipt
Grants to Minnesota programs and sponsors of primary care residency training to expand an existing program or to establish a new program. Funding is intended to address a projected shortage in primary care physicians by expanding residency training opportunities. Eligible residency programs train medical residents in the following specialties: family medicine; general internal medicine; general pediatrics; psychiatry–including child psychiatry fellowships; geriatrics fellowship; and general surgery.
Grant outcomes will include:
Eligible projects must establish a new primary care residency program, or for existing residency programs, create and maintain at least one new primary care residency slot (or position). Eligible applicants are encouraged to develop or expand primary care residency programs in rural Minnesota to help build the primary care workforce in rural Minnesota primary.
Primary Care Residency Programs are invited, but not required, to support residency training for immigrant international Medical Graduates through the Primary Care Residency Grant Program. Immigrant International Medical Graduates (IIMG) reside in Minnesota for at least two years, and are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and are committed to providing primary care in a rural or underserved area in Minnesota post residency.
Grant funds may be used for:
GrantWatch ID#: 161880
Eligible residency programs not seeking expansion funds may apply for up to $75,000 for one year to plan program expansion.
Training grants may be awarded for up to three years and the maximum award is $300,000 – up to $150,000 in year 1, up to $100,000 in year 2, and up to $50,000 in year 3.
For eligible residency programs longer than three years, training grants may be awarded for the duration of the residency, not exceeding an average of $100,000 per residency slot per year.
For selected grantees, the anticipated date of the contract is March 2, 2021, and the first available quarterly invoice may be submitted April 2, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications must be submitted by mail or email to:
Email (preferred method of submission):
Mailing Address: Minnesota Department of Health/ORHPC
Attn: Yende Anderson
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul MN 55164-0882
Contact: Yende Anderson
Office of Rural Health & Primary Care (ORHPC)
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
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