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Funding Available for Primary Care Training and Enhancement Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Workforce/Division of Medicine and Dentistry is soliciting applications for the Primary Care Training and Enhancement (PCTE) program. Eligible applicants include accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals, schools of medicine or osteopathic medicine, academically affiliated physician assistant training programs, and public or private nonprofit entities. Applications for funding are due by Dec. 16.

The PCTE program strengthens the primary care workforce by supporting training for future primary care clinicians and by promoting primary care practices in rural and underserved areas. The program aims to improve access and quality of care, as well as to increase cost effectiveness. Awardees must focus on transforming health care systems while enhancing trainees’ clinical training experience. For more information, visit www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279632.

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