February 4, 2022
  • The Biden administration announced the availability of $19.2 million in grants to train primary care residents in rural and under-served communities, part of an effort to address physician shortages. The Health Resources and Services Administration funding will support an additional 120 residency slots at community-based ambulatory patient care centers. “This funding provides our primary care workforce with opportunities to train in areas where they can make a profound impact, and is one of the many steps we’re taking to address long-standing health disparities,” HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra said. (Press release here)