Shortage Designation Modernization Project (SDMP)

Auto-HPSA Portal Training Webinar Recordings

July 26, 2019: Auto-HPSA Portal Training for Rural Health Clinics 

July 24, 2019: Auto-HPSA Portal Training for Federally Qualified Health Centers and Look-Alikes 

June 25, 2019: Auto-HPSA Portal Training for Indian Health Service, Tribal, and Urban Indian Organizations 

The Shortage Designation Modernization Project (SDMP) continues to modernize the shortage designation and scoring processes based on transparency, accountability, and parity.

The SDMP initiative gives greater transparency, accountability, and uniformity to the HPSA designation and scoring process. SDMS uses standardized data from several trusted sources and streamlines the data submitted by state Primary Care Offices (PCOs).


When did the project begin?

What are National Shortage Designation Updates?

NHSC/Nurse Corps

How does the national update of Auto-HPSAs affect NHSC and Nurse Corps?

Technical Assistance

How do I access the Auto-HPSA Portal

Where can I learn more about the portal?

Additional Resources



Rural Health Clinics


Date Last Reviewed:  September 2019

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