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Health Workforce Programs

Our workforce programs help strengthen the health workforce and connect skilled health care providers to communities in need, improving the health of people who need it most.

We offer scholarship, loan, and loan repayment programs to individuals and award grants to organizations (For example, schools, hospitals, health departments).

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Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Payment (CHGME) Program

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Medicine
Purpose: Educate and prepare the pediatric health workforce to serve children and innovate in the area of pediatrics to compensate for the disparity in the level of federal graduate medical education funding for freestanding children’s teaching hospitals versus other types of teaching hospitals.
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Medical Student Education (MSE) Program

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Medicine
Purpose: Support community-based primary care residency programs to train primary care physician and dental residents in underserved and rural settings.
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Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Behavioral or Mental Health; Medicine
Purpose: Expand the number of fellows at accredited addiction medicine fellowship (AMF) and addiction psychiatry fellowship (APF) programs trained as addiction medicine specialists who work in underserved, community-based settings that integrate primary care with mental health disorder and substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment services. The program encompasses both psychiatry and an addiction subspecialty for primary care doctors.

Advanced Nursing Education (ANE)

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Nursing
Purpose: Increase the number of primary care nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and certified nurse midwives trained and prepared to provide primary care services, mental health and substance use disorder care, and/or maternal health care. Awardees will provide tuition and other eligible supports to trainees, build academic-clinical partnerships to facilitate clinical training, and continue to develop and sustain clinical faculty and preceptors.

Advanced Nursing Education – Nurse Practitioner Residency (ANE-NPR)

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Nursing
Purpose: Prepare new nurse practitioners in primary care for practice in community-based settings through clinical- and academic-focused 12-month nurse practitioner residency programs, with a preference for those projects that benefit rural or underserved populations.

Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE)

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Nursing
Purpose: Fund advanced nursing education to train and certify registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and forensic nurses (FNs) to practice as sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs). The program aims to increase the supply and distribution of qualified working SANEs and expand access to sexual assault forensic examinations to provide better physical and mental health care for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship (ANE-NPRF) Program

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Nursing
Purpose: Prepare new advanced practice registered nurses to effectively provide primary care by supporting the establishment, expansion, and/or enhancement of existing community-based nurse practitioner residency and fellowship training programs that are accredited or in the accreditation process.

The program focuses on the integration of behavioral health and/or maternal health into primary care by training new primary care providers, behavioral health providers, and/or certified nurse midwives to transition from education completion to practice in community-based settings.

Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW)

Program Type: Grant
Topic: Nursing
Purpose: Increase the number of primary care nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and certified nurse midwives trained and prepared to provide primary care services, mental health and substance use disorder care, and/or maternal health care.