Program Description

The goal of this grant program is to improve the health of communities by increasing the number and quality of preventive medicine physicians who can address public health needs and advance preventive medicine practices, increase access to integrative health care, and increase the integration of these two fields into overall primary care training and practice.

General Program Requirements

Applicants must propose programs to:

  1. Increase the number of preventive medicine residents and/or improve training for these residents. The applicant must include a plan for evaluating any improvements in the educational program, such as the effect of the interventions on the knowledge, skills, and practices of the residents.
  2. Incorporate evidence-based integrative health care curricula into accredited preventive medicine residency programs; and
  3. Provide interprofessional training of their preventive medicine residents including training in preventive medicine and integrative health care for other primary care or community-based health care trainees or providers in addition to preventive medicine residents.
  4. And meet other program requirements as specified in Funding Opportunity Announcement(s).

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information about all this and other potential HRSA funding opportunities, please visit the HRSA Open Opportunities page.

Program Contact Information

Irene Sandvold
Project Officer
isandvold@hrsa.gov
301-443-2295

Additional Information

Length of Program3 years
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)54
Entities Eligible for Grant AssistanceFederally Recognized Tribes and Tribal Organizations, Non-Tribal Entities
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Do Tribes compete with other entities for funding from the program?Yes
Type of Assistance ProvidedGrant
Recurring Base Funding for TribesNo
Funding TypeDiscretionary
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number93.117
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Can the funding from the program be renewedNo

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