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PHC announces second application cycle for CalMedForce GME grants

June 24, 2019
Area(s) of Interest: Physician Workforce Access to Care 


Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) is excited to announce CalMedForce grant program’s second application cycle, which will award approximately $40 million to primary care and emergency medicine residency programs in California. 

The next application will be released by September 23, 2019, and is due by October 28, 2019.

In the inaugural cycle of CalMedForce in January 2019, PHC awarded $38 million to graduate medical education (GME) programs across the state to fund approximately 150 physician residents. In total, PHC received funding requests for nearly 600 residency positions from 131 residency programs, totaling more than $147 million!

“These CalMedForce grants will help California grow and strengthen the physician pipeline to meet the demands of our state’s growing and changing patient population,” said Lupe Alonzo-Diaz, MPAff, PHC president and CEO.

Residency programs that have been awarded in the past application cycle are still eligible to apply.

Please visit phcdocs.org for more information, including eligibility criteria.

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