Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician Educator Career Development Award

HRSA-17-072 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 12/08/2016 to 02/13/2017

Projected Award Date: 08/01/2017

Estimated Award Amount: $2,000,000.00 for medicine/physician assistant applicants and $2,000,000.00 for dentistry/dental hygiene applicants

Estimated Number of Awards:N/A

Program Description:

This announcement solicits applications for the Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician Educator Career Development Award. The purpose of this program is to strengthen the primary care workforce by training and supporting physicians, physician assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists who plan to teach in the primary care fields.  The goal of this FOA is to provide career development awards to junior faculty to support the development of future clinician educator faculty and leaders in primary care medicine and dentistry while also supporting innovative projects that involve the transformation of health care delivery systems.  Awards are made to successful applicants to support one identified individual junior faculty candidate for the five-year award.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicant organizations include schools of allopathic or osteopathic medicine, academically affiliated physician assistant training programs, dental and dental hygiene schools, accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals, or a public or nonprofit private entity that the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out such grants. If the applicant organization is not a medical school, physician assistant training program, dental or dental hygiene school, they must be affiliated with one of the listed schools or training programs and provide a letter of agreement from the relevant organization. Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes and tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible. The applicant must submit accreditation documentation for the relevant training program (medical school, physician assistant training program, dental or dental hygiene school). Provisional accreditation is acceptable for new programs. Accreditation must be maintained throughout the five-year project period. Failure to maintain accreditation will result in the termination of grant funding under this Funding Opportunity Announcement. Foreign entities are not eligible for HRSA awards.Applicant organizations must identify one junior faculty candidate in the application. The selected junior faculty candidate will apply through the organization and must work with their mentor and organization in generating the proposal for this FOA.

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Steven Coulter, MD

Phone: 301-945-3336