Bureau of Health Workforce

About BHW

National Center for Health Workforce Analysis

The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis coordinates and manages data collection, analysis, and evaluation efforts for the Bureau of Health Workforce.

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Shortage Designation

How we use shortage designations to improve access to primary care, dental, and mental health providers.

Grants

Programs that enhance training for future health care providers and teachers and promote primary care practice in underserved areas.   

Loans & Scholarships

Information on scholarship, loan, and loan repayment programs that enable clinicians to work in underserved areas.

Provider Recruitment

Dual efforts — the Health Workforce Connector and Virtual Job Fairs — combine to create a bridge between healthcare providers and healthcare facilities in Health Professional Shortage Areas.

Funding Opportunities

Open funding opportunities and technical assistance for grantees and applicants.