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Teaching health centers get $12M to train primary care docs

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $12 million in healthcare reform funds to train more than 300 primary care residents at 32 teaching health centers during the 2013 -2014 academic year, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has announced. The awards will help train twice as many residents than in the previous academic year. And thanks to the federal funding, 21 states now have teaching health centers, up from 14 in 2012.