Department of Health and Human Services: Primary Care Training and Enhancement – Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care ProgramDeadline: January 28, 2019
The Primary Care Training and Enhancement – Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care (PCTE: IBHPC) Program will fund innovative training programs that integrate behavioral health care into primary care, particularly in rural and underserved settings with a special emphasis on the treatment of opioid use disorder. The PCTE: IBHPC is a component of the PCTE Program which functions to strengthen the primary care physician and physician assistant workforce by supporting enhanced training for future and current primary care clinicians, teachers, and educators, and to promote primary care practice in underserved areas.
Amount: Approximately $4,000,000 is available to make up to 10 awards.
Eligibility: Accredited schools of allopathic or osteopathic medicine, academically affiliated physician assistant training programs, accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals, or a public or nonprofit private entity that the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out such grants. Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.