Minnesota Department of Health
11/12/21 11:59 PM CST Receipt
Grants to Minnesota medical residency programs to educate and train physicians in eligible locations. Applicants must submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to expand the physician workforce in rural communities. The grant program assists Family Medicine Residency programs outside the 7–county metropolitan area.
The grant program assists Family Medicine Residency programs outside the 7-county metropolitan area by funding costs associated with training eligible residents. Grant funds will be allocated first to support proposed new family medicine residency positions, and remaining funds will be allocated proportionally based on the number of existing residents in eligible programs.
Collaboration is encouraged. For rural family medicine residency projects, collaboration with students of eligible primary care professions is required. Successful applicants will be required to work with students of eligible family residency, accrediting bodies, providers and provider organizations, and Minnesota Department of Health for reporting measures.
This grant will serve rural populations by providing family medicine programs the opportunity to maintain and expand clinical training in these communities.
Grant outcomes will include:
The Rural Family Medicine Residency Grant Program seeks to address primary care physician shortages in rural areas by supporting opportunities for family medicine residents to practice within these settings. It can be challenging for rural and underserved communities to attract providers. This grant is intended to increase training opportunities in rural-focused programs, thus exposing more residents to rural practice.
For more about Health Equity Priorities and other Competitive Priorities, see https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/ruralhealth/funding/grants/docs/2021rfmrfp.pdf#page=7.
Grant funds awarded may only be spent to cover the costs of eligible projects for supporting and or expansion of the residency program:
GrantWatch ID#: 186332
Eligible programs seeking funding for new family medicine residency positions will receive up to $300,000 per new Family Medicine residency slot, over three years. Over the three-year contract, the maximum award for each new slot will be $100,000 per year
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grants Portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=mdh
For more information please contact:
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Toll free from Greater Minnesota: 1-800-366-5424
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