Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Training Primary Care Champions

HRSA-18-013 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 11/13/2017 to 01/30/2018

Projected Award Date: 09/01/2018

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Estimated Number of Awards:N/A

Program Description:

The purpose of this program is to strengthen primary care and the workforce by establishing fellowship programs to train community-based practicing primary care physician and/or physician assistant champions to lead health care transformation and enhance teaching in community-based settings.  Characteristics of transformed health care delivery systems identified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) include: •   Providers across the care continuum participate in integrated or virtually integrated delivery models, •   Care is coordinated across all providers and settings, •   High level of patient engagement and quantifiable results on patient experience, •   Providers leverage the use of health information technology to improve quality, •   Providers perform at the top of their license and board certification, •   Population health measures are integrated into the delivery system, and •   Data are used to drive health system processes.[1] HRSA also recognizes addressing social determinants of health as a characteristic of transformed health care delivery systems. [1] CMS State Innovation Models Cooperative Agreement Announcement (May 2014).  Available at:

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be accredited schools of allopathic or osteopathic medicine, academically affiliated physician assistant training programs, 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.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes and tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.

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Anthony Anyanwu

Phone: (301)443-8437