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DHS Announces Grant Opportunities to Build Wisconsin’s Health Care Workforce

March 12, 2019

High-quality health care depends on a high-quality workforce. In an effort to grow Wisconsin’s health care workforce, the Department of Health Services is taking applications for WHA-crafted grants to expand training opportunities in rural areas and high-demand occupations.

Graduate Medical Education (GME) Grants
This new round of funding will support several three-year grants up to $750,000 for planning and implementing new GME programs in family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, and psychiatry.
Award: $750,000 three-year grant
Due:  by noon on Thursday, April 18

Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) Training Grant
APC grants are designed to expand clinical training opportunities for Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in rural Wisconsin to increase access to primary health care in rural areas. 
Award: Max of $50,000 for one year
Due: by noon on Friday, April 26, 2019

Allied Health Professional (AHP) Education and Training Grant
AHP grants are designed to expand the availability of education and training programs for high-need, high-demand occupations, thus quickly supplying new qualified professionals.
Award: Max of $125,000 per year
Due: by noon on Friday, April 26, 2019

This story originally appeared in the March 12, 2019 edition of WHA Newsletter