Wisconsin government, hospital leadership, the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, and the Wisconsin Hospital Association recognized the need for startup funds to increase rural GME opportunities. Their efforts have resulted in two grant programs which provide monies to develop new rural programs and expand existing programs.
Contact us to learn more about the grants below and about our grant writing and review assistance.
WI Rural Physicians Rural Assistance Program (WRPRAP) Grants
The Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program (WRPRAP) is committed to collaborating with rural health advocates, community clinicians, and residency educators throughout Wisconsin to develop educational experiences that foster understanding of, and interest in, rural medical practice among new physicians.
2017-2018 Grant Proposal Deadlines: October 2, 2017 & April 2, 2018
Grant opportunities are available in four categories in the specialties of family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics and psychiatry:
- Early Development
- Rural Rotation
- Education Development
Visit the WRPRAP website for more information on grant funding.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Grants
Legislation Act 20 authorized annual appropriations for two new programs to support graduate medical education. The goal of both grant programs is to create new opportunities for medical school graduates to train in rural and under-served areas of Wisconsin.
Grant opportunities are available in two categories in the specialties of family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics and psychiatry:
- New Rural Programs
- Rural Program Expansion
Contact us to learn more about these grants and about our grant writing and review assistance.