Minnesota Clinical Dental Education Innovations
Funding to support innovative clinical training for dental professionals and programs that increase access to dental care for underserved populations in Minnesota. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - March 28, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Maine Rural Medical Access Program
Offers a rebate on malpractice insurance premiums for physicians providing OB/GYN and prenatal care in rural and underserved areas of Maine. Geographic coverage: Maine -- Maine Bureau of Insurance, Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - March 26, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay. Geographic coverage: Oregon -- Oregon Office of Rural Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - March 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Nevada Project ECHO Clinics
Training and indirect telehealth consultations for primary care providers to meet the specialty care needs of patients in rural and underserved areas. Providers in Nevada receive priority; however, there is capacity to assist providers nationally. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - March 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Rural Iowa Primary Care Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for physicians that agree to practice in specified locations of Iowa for up to 5 years. Geographic coverage: Iowa -- Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - March 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Rural Colorado Primary Care Leaders Program and Scholarship
A full scholarship to participate in a program that includes face to face sessions, executive coaching, and virtual learning designed to create a network of Colorado rural primary care providers equipped to attain a more equitable and effective healthcare delivery system for their patients. Geographic coverage: Colorado -- Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Health Foundation, Colorado Rural Health Center (Source: Dental health funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Dental health funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - March 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: funding

State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Grants to states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Territories to assist them in operating their own state educational loan repayment programs for primary care providers working in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) within their state. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - March 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant
Grants to Community Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics in Wyoming for capital construction and start-up costs. Geographic coverage: Wyoming -- Wyoming Office of Rural Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - March 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

California County Medical Services Program Loan Repayment Program
Assists with the repayment of qualified educational loans for primary care professionals who provide healthcare services at an approved site located in a County Medical Services Program (CMSP) area in California. Geographic coverage: California -- California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - February 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

NIH Announces Inclusion Across the Lifespan Policy
Last month, NIH announced a revision (NOT-OD-18-116) to a decades-old policy originally conceived in response to concerns that children were not appropriately included in clinical research. These changes broaden the policy to address inclusion of research participants of all ages, and as discussed at the last Advisory Committee to the NIH Director meeting, will apply beginning in 2019 to all NIH-supported research involving human subjects. Our goal is to ensure that the knowledge gained from NIH-funded research is applicable to all those affected by the conditions under study. To get here, NIH solicited feedback ...
Source: NIH Extramural Nexus - January 24, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Mike Lauer Tags: blog Open Mike Clinical Trials Source Type: funding

Rural PREP Microresearch Grants
Funding for locally generated and implemented, community-based research projects leading to local solutions to problems in underserved rural communities in the areas of primary care, population health, and workforce training. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Rural PREP: Preparing for Rural Practice, University of Washington, University of Washington Department of Family Medicine (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - January 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Minority AIDS Initiative: Service Integration
Grants to integrate evidence-based, culturally competent mental and substance use disorder treatment with HIV primary care and prevention services. The population of focus is individuals with a serious mental illness or co-occurring disorder living with or at risk for HIV and/or hepatitis in at-risk populations, including racial and ethnic minority communities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - January 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Program
Grants to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for adolescents and adults in primary care and community health settings for substance misuse and substance use disorders. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - January 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Colorado Capital Infrastructure – Comprehensive Primary Care
Funding to support capital infrastructure projects that aim to increase access to comprehensive primary care and integrated care services in rural and low-income communities throughout Colorado. Geographic coverage: Colorado -- Colorado Health Foundation (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - December 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Colorado Rural Primary Care Workforce Solutions
Grants to support partnerships between workforce-focused capacity building organizations and major healthcare employers to advance efforts to attract, recruit, and retain primary care providers in rural communities. Geographic coverage: Colorado -- Colorado Health Foundation (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - December 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Health Resource Shortage Area of Ohio. Geographic coverage: Ohio -- Ohio Department of Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - December 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Personalized Technical Assistance on Integration of Behavioral Health in Rural Communities
Technical assistance for rural healthcare providers working toward integrating behavioral health and primary care to enhance the healthcare experience for individuals living with behavioral and physical health conditions. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- National Council for Behavioral Health, SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - December 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPC) Training Program
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 -- Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human ...
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - November 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Training Primary Care Champions
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 -- Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - November 14, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding Opportunity PA-18-073 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this FOA is to encourage investigators to propose discrete well-defined projects that can be completed within three years. Projects of interest fall within the research domain of behavioral or integrated (e.g., behavioral and pharmacological) interventions targeting: (a) substance abuse; (b) prevention of acquisition or transmission of HIV infection among individuals in substance abuse treatment; (c) promotion of adherence to substance abuse treatment, HIV and addiction medications; and (d) chronic pain. Specific examples include, bu...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 2, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding Opportunity PA-18-055 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this FOA is to encourage behavioral intervention development research to test efficacy, conduct clinical trials, examine mechanisms of behavior change, determine dose-response, optimize combinations, and/or ascertain best sequencing of behavioral, combined, sequential, or integrated behavioral and pharmacological (1) drug abuse treatment interventions, including interventions for patients with comorbidities, in diverse settings; (2) drug abuse treatment and adherence interventions for use in primary care; (3) drug abuse treatment and...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 2, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services Program: New Geographic Service Areas
Funding to provide, on an ongoing outpatient basis, high quality early intervention services/primary care to individuals with HIV infection in new geographic service areas. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - October 31, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Delaware Behavioral Health Electronic Medical Records Incentive Program
Financial incentives for behavioral and mental health providers in Delaware to purchase new electronic medical records (EMR) systems or upgrade/enhance existing EMR systems for integration with primary care provider sites. Geographic coverage: Delaware -- Delaware Health Care Commission (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - October 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Wisconsin Primary Care and Psychiatry Shortage Grant
Provides financial assistance awards to primary care physicians and psychiatrists who agree to practice in underserved areas of Wisconsin. Geographic coverage: Wisconsin -- State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - October 23, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Minnesota Rural Family Medicine Residency Grant Program
Assists Family Medicine Residency programs outside the 7-county Minnesota Twin Cities metropolitan area by supporting costs associated with training eligible physician residents. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - October 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Summer Health Care Internship Program
A program that provides grants to hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and home care providers to establish summer healthcare internship programs to expose interested secondary and postsecondary students to various careers within the healthcare professions. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - October 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Georgia Patient Centered Medical Home Supplemental Funding Grant
Funding for rural primary care physician practices in Georgia to improve quality of care as well as patient and provider experience of care through the Patient Centered Medical Home healthcare delivery model. Geographic coverage: Georgia -- Georgia State Office of Rural Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - October 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

New York Primary Care Service Corps (PCSC)
Offers loan repayment assistance to healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of New York. Geographic coverage: New York -- New York State Department of Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Minnesota Dental Safety Net Grant Program
Offers grants to nonprofit Critical Access Dental providers in Minnesota. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Minnesota Rural Community Clinic Grant Program
Provides funding to plan, establish, or operate services to improve the ongoing viability of Minnesota's clinic-based safety-net providers. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Colorado Rural and Frontier Health Care Preceptor Tax Credit
An annual $1,000 individual income tax credit for primary care preceptors in rural Colorado to offset the costs of their voluntary mentorship of students studying to work in rural areas. Geographic coverage: Colorado -- Colorado Rural Health Center (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

New Mexico Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of New Mexico, allowing them to remain in the United States. Geographic coverage: New Mexico -- New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Minnesota Health Professional Clinical Training Expansion Grant Program
Funding to support educational programs that provide clinical training for health professionals that include training sites for rural areas and unserserved populations in Minnesota. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Kansas State 30 (Conrad ) J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States. Geographic coverage: Kansas -- Kansas Office of Primary Care& Rural Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 7, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Kansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States. Geographic coverage: Kansas -- Kansas Office of Primary Care& Rural Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 7, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Iowa J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Iowa, allowing them to remain in the United States. Geographic coverage: Iowa -- Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Primary Care Office (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 7, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Idaho Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX)
Provides funding to support Critical Access Hospitals in Idaho in the area of healthcare quality and performance. Activities should focus on quality improvement, financial and operational improvement, and fostering innovative models of care. Geographic coverage: Idaho -- Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Emergency services funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Emergency services funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - September 7, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: funding

Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship
Provides funding to home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support scholarship programs for their employees. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - September 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Show-Me ECHO
Training that uses videoconferencing technology to connect a team of interdisciplinary experts with primary care providers. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- University of Missouri School of Medicine (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 25, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Primary Care Residency
Grants to support family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, and pediatric residency programs in California. Geographic coverage: California -- California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 16, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I)
Grants to to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate behavioral health integration with primary care, community based settings, and/or integrate primary care, nutrition, diabetes care, and chronic disease management with behavioral health. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Minnesota Indian Health Grant Program
Grants to provide health services to American Indians who do not live on reservations. Geographic coverage: Minnesota -- Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 9, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Indiana Primary Care Scholarship Program (IPCSP)
Offers scholarships to cover tuition and fees for Indiana medical students who are committed to serving in shortage areas of Indiana upon completion of education. Geographic coverage: Indiana -- Indiana University School of Medicine (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

North Carolina Community Practitioner Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Carolina. Geographic coverage: North Carolina -- North Carolina Medical Society Foundation (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Family Nurse Practitioner and Primary Care Physician Assistant Training
Grants to support family nurse practitioner and primary care physician assistant training programs in California. Geographic coverage: California -- California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

New Mexico Primary Care Capital Fund
Loans to nonprofit primary care clinics, school-based health centers, telehealth sites, and nonprofit primary care providers in rural and medically underserved areas of New Mexico. Geographic coverage: New Mexico -- New Mexico Department of Health, New Mexico Finance Authority (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - August 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Primary Care and Psychiatry Practitioners
Offers loan repayment to primary care and psychiatry practitioners who agree to practice in an underserved area of Vermont. Geographic coverage: Vermont -- University of Vermont College of Medicine AHEC Program (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - July 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services Program: Existing Geographic Service Areas
Funding to provide, on an ongoing outpatient basis, high quality early intervention services/primary care to individuals with HIV infection. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - June 30, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Idaho Rural Physician Incentive Program (RPIP)
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Idaho. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - June 29, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding

Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18)
Grants for innovative and collaborative research utilizing new health information technology strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub)
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - June 23, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: funding