Sponsor:  Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Sponsor Program Solicitation: HRSA-12-024
Funding Amount: anticipates 8 awards totalling $2,500,000
Duration: 5 years

Status of this Limited Submission Opportunity



NU Pre-Proposal Deadline: 03/08/2012
Sponsor Deadline: 05/08/2012

Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

Limited to one application per institution. For information on the status of this limited submission opportunity, contact limitedsubmissions@neu.edu, x3836.

Eligible entities include accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals, schools of allopathic or osteopathic medicine, academically affiliated PA training programs, or a public or nonprofit private entity that the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out such grants. A public entity is a governmental body, such as a state or local government.

Funding Areas

This announcement solicits applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Primary Care Training and Enhancement (PCTE) Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care Program. The purpose of the PCTE programs is to develop and enrich the education of future primary care clinicians, teachers, and researchers. The Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care Program supports primary care curriculum and infrastructure development for physician assistant students and teachers. Funds may be used to: a) Plan, develop, and operate an education program to train physician assistants to practice in primary care settings; and b) Plan, develop and operate an education program for individuals who will teach primary care in physician assistant training programs, preparing trainees to enter practice in primary care settings.