American Indians into Medicine

The purpose of this program is to add to the number of Indian health professionals serving Indians by encouraging Indians to enter the health professions and removing barriers to serving Indians.Allowable activities• Provide outreach and recruitment of people to serve Indian communities in the

health professions.

Include recruitment and outreach at elementary and secondary schools as well as community colleges located on Indian reservations that your program will serve• Incorporate a program advisory board of representatives from the Tribes and communities you will serve• Provide summer preparatory programs for Indian students who need enrichment in the subjects of math and science needed to pursue training in the health professions• Provide tutoring, counseling, and support to students who are enrolled in a health career program of study at your college or university• Employ qualified Indians in the program, to the maximum extent feasible.

Describe the college or university’s ability to meet this requirement• Address the opioid crisis, which is an HHS priority, by educating and training students in opioid addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery
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Health Professions Recruitment Program for Indians

Department of Health and Human Services

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Indian Health Service

Estimated Funding: $1,461,104

Who's Eligible

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
A public or nonprofit private college or university that: 1.

Has a medical or other allied health program, other than a nursing program.


Is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education.


Has a target population for its proposed program that does not include Indian Tribes within the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Montana.

The existing University of North Dakota InMed grant program serves these states.

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