Healthy Communities Access Program (HCAP) Demonstration Authority

To assist Historically Black Health Professions Schools (HBHPSs) to: 1) develop patient-based research infrastructure with any HCAP providers; 2) establish joint and collaborative programs of medical research and data collection between HBPHSs and such providers, whose goal is to improve the health status
of medically underserved populations; or 3) support the research-related costs of patient care, data collection, and academic training resulting from affiliations with HCAP providers.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Charles R.

Drew University of Medicine and Science focusing on Depression Management; Faculty Development; and Clinical Information Systems.

Morehouse School of Medicine focusing on Practiced Based Diabetes Screening Pilot; and Improving Glycemic Control by Micro-Systems Changes in the Process of Care Pilot.

Meharry Medical College focusing on Clinical Information Systems and Faculty development.

Hampton University School of Nursing focusing on Primary Care Access for Adults; Pediatric Injury Prevention Project; and Faculty Development.


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 - Division of State and Community Assistance, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15C-04, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 594-4488.
Website Address

www.hrsa.gov