Health Professions Recruitment Program for Indians

(1) To identify American Indians and Alaska Natives with a potential for education or training in the health professions, and to encourage and assist them to enroll in health or allied health professional schools; (2) to increase the number of nurses, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and nurse anesthetists

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who deliver health care services to American Indians and Alaska Natives; and (3) to place health professional residents for short-term assignments at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities as a recruitment aid.
Examples of Funded Projects

(1) The University of North Dakota recruited Indians into its medical and health care programs; and (2) the Arizona State University recruited students for nursing careers, and provided scholarship support through the grant.


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.

Website Address

http://www.ihs.gov


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