Program Summary

Program Summary

The Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Workforce is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement program. The purpose of this program is to establish, maintain or improve academic units or programs that improve clinical teaching and research in the fields of family medicine, general internal medicine, or general pediatrics. 1 This program will establish academic units to conduct systems-level research to inform primary care training; disseminate best practices and resources; and develop a community of practice that will promote the widespread enhancement of primary care training to produce a diverse, high quality primary care workforce to care for underserved communities. Special emphasis is on identifying and disseminating effective primary care education models that recruit, train, and retain primary care providers who deliver high quality, cost-effective, patient-centered care, particularly for underserved communities.  Eligible applicants are accredited schools of medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Awards: Up to $750,000/year for up to five years.  This is a cooperative agreement.

A technical assistance call has been scheduled for applicants as follows: Date: Dec. 1, 2015 Time: 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (ET) Call-In Number:1-800-369-1882 Participant Code: 1847935 Web link: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/aau_foa/

A recorded replay of the webinar will be available after the call, through the closing date of the funding opportunity. The information for the webinar recording will be placed on our website: http://bhw.hrsa.gov/grants/medicine/pcte.html.

Application Limits

Application Limits

1 per institution

Additional Information

Deadlines

UIC Letter of Intent
December 10, 2015
UIC Internal Competition
TBD
Sponsor Letter of Intent
N/A
Sponsor Application
January 22, 2016

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent (LOI) Form

 

Depending upon the number of LOIs submitted, OVCR might be required to facilitate an internal peer review process to select UIC’s submission(s) to this program.  White paper instructions will distributed to those who have submitted LOIs.

 

Please contact Tony Halford at RDS@uic.edu or 6-7036 with any questions.

 

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact RDS@uic.edu for further information.