October 4, 2022
Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health (HRSA-23-099)
Through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will support a new notice of funding opportunity totaling nearly $60 million over 5-years to support training to expand the public health workforce.
Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health (HRSA-23-099) is a new program that will train primary care residents in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, treatment, and referral of services for mental and behavioral health conditions. In particular, the program will benefit pediatric, adolescent, young adult, and other populations who are at-risk or have experienced abuse, trauma, or mental health and/or substance use disorders, including those related to the effects of gun violence.
Awards will support both classroom training and clinical rotations that focus on mental and behavioral health conditions.
Eligible entities include:
- Accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals;
- Schools of allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine;
- Residency programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics or combined internal medicine and pediatrics (“med-peds”); and
- Tribes and tribal organizations, if otherwise eligible.
The Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health program is authorized by Section 747(a) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 .U.S.C. § 293k(a)) and the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, P.L.117-159.