The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded more that $149 million in grants to healthcare entities and projects to support 12 training and education programs for primary care providers.
The Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday the grants looks to support workforce development and address diversity, distribution of clinicians and service quality.
HRSA Acting Administrator Jim Macrae said the awards will help educate and train providers that will be deployed in “high-need” areas as part of efforts to expand healthcare access in the U.S.
HRSA awarded the grants through the following programs:
- Primary Care Training and Enhancement
- Advance Education Nursing Traineeship
- Advanced Nursing Education
- Graduate Psychology Education
- Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement
- Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship
- Nurse Education Practice Quality and Retention – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practicums in Community Settings
- Nurse Education Practice Quality and Retention – Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Behavioral Health Integration
- Nurse Faculty Loan Program
- Nursing Workforce Diversity
- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
- Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
The complete list of grantees can be found on HRSA’s website.