Grants for Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry

Grants are awarded for the following purposes: (1) Residency Training in Primary Care-- to plan, develop, and operate or participate (including provision of financial assistance to residents in such programs) in approved residency programs in family medicine, general internal medicine and/or general

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pediatrics; (2) Physician Faculty Development in Primary Care-- to plan, develop, and operate (including provision of financial assistance to trainees in such programs) programs for the training of physicians who teach or plan to teach in family medicine (including geriatrics), general internal medicine and/or general pediatrics training programs; (3) Predoctoral Training in Primary Care-- to plan, develop, and operate or participate (including provision of financial assistance to students in such programs) in predoctoral programs in family medicine, general internal medicine and/or general pediatrics; (4) Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care-- to meet the costs of projects to establish, maintain or improve academic administrative units (which may be departments, divisions, or other units) to provide clinical instruction in family medicine, general internal medicine and/or general pediatrics; (5) Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care-- to meet the costs of projects to plan, develop, and operate or maintain programs for the training of physician assistants and for the training of individuals who will teach in programs to provide training of physician assistants; (6) Residency Training in General and Pediatric Dentistry -- to meet the costs of planning, developing, or operating programs and to provide financial assistance to residents in such programs as general dentistry or pediatric dentistry in dental schools, approved residency programs in the general or pediatric practice of dentistry, approved advanced education programs in the general or pediatric practice of dentistry, or approved residency programs in pediatric dentistry .

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - Brenda L.

Williamson, MA, CTHE, Branch Chief, Primary Care Medical Education Branch, Division of Medicine and Dentistry of the Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 9A-20, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 443-1467.
Website Address

www.hrsa.gov


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