Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician Educator Career Development Awards Program

The goal of these career development awards is to develop role models and raise the visibility of primary care medicine and dentistry faculty in academic institutions in order to strengthen the primary care workforce, by supporting physicians, physician assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists who
plan to teach in the primary care fields.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

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Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Texas A&m University System, The $ 179,765   2022-07-012027-06-30
University Of Texas Health Science Center Of San Antonio $ 124,947   2022-07-012027-06-30
Regents Of The University Of California, San Francisco, The $ 175,205   2022-07-012027-06-30
New York City Health And Hospitals Corporation $ 187,500   2022-07-012027-06-30
Research Foundation For The State University Of New York, The $ 192,925   2018-08-012023-07-31
Denver Health And Hospitals Authority $ 200,000   2018-08-012023-07-31
University Of Pittsburgh, The $ 178,349   2018-08-012023-07-31
Augusta University $ 150,420   2018-08-012023-07-31
Regents Of The University Of California, San Francisco, The $ 199,985   2018-08-012023-07-31
University Of Chicago, The $ 392,500   2017-08-012022-07-31

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds may be used for trainee support costs for physicians, physician assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists who plan to teach in the primary care fields; to provide protected time for trainee's proposed project and for career development activities; support the trainees' proposed project; and/or consultant services.

All program income generated as a result of awarded funds must be used for approved project-related activities.

Indirect costs under training awards to organizations other than state, local or Indian tribal governments will be budgeted and reimbursed at 8 percent of modified total direct costs rather than on the basis of a negotiated rate agreement, and are not subject to upward or downward adjustment.

Funds may not be used for salary for mentors, secretarial and administrative assistants, etc.

Grants may not be used for new construction or patient services.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Applicant Eligibility (081): Eligible applicant organizations include schools of allopathic or osteopathic medicine, academically affiliated physician assistant training programs, dental and dental hygiene schools, 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.

If the applicant organization is not a medical school, physician assistant training program, dental or dental hygiene school, they must be affiliated with one of the listed schools or training programs and provide a letter of agreement from the relevant organization.

Faith-based and community-based organizations, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Government and Native American Organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Eligible junior faculty candidates (Project Directors/Principal Investigators) are identified individuals who are applying to HRSA for a clinician educator faculty award through the applicant organization. Candidates must hold a non-tenured faculty appointment (i.e., be a junior faculty such as instructor or assistant professor) before the award is made. The faculty appointment must not be contingent on receipt of the award.


Applicants should review the individual HRSA funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued under this CFDA program for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted with an application package. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. HRSA requires all applicants to apply electronically through All eligible, qualified applications will be forwarded to an objective review committee. Based on the advice of the objective review committee, the HRSA program official with delegated authority is responsible for final selection and funding decisions. Notification is made in writing (electronic) by a Notice of Award.

Award Procedures

Notification of award is made in writing (electronic) through a Notice of Award.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Sections 747(a) and 748 of the Public Health Service Act.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Approximately 120 to 180 days after receipt of applications.


Not Applicable.


Depending on Agency priorities and availability of funding, during the final budget year of the approved project period competing continuation applications may be solicited from interested applicants.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. This program has no matching requirements. This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. The recipient must agree to maintain non-federal funding for grant activities at a level which is not less than expenditures for such activities during the fiscal year prior to receiving the award.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

This funding opportunity provides support for a 5-year project period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Recipients draw down funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS), the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards.

Post Assistance Requirements


Both program and financial reports are required.

The recipient will be required to submit annual performance and progress reports.

A Federal Financial Report (SF-425) is required according to the schedule in HRSA's Application Guide.

A final report is due within 90 days after the project period ends.

If applicable, the recipient must submit a Tangible Personal Property Report (SF-428) and any related forms within 90 days after the project period ends.

New awards ('Type 1') issued under this notice of funding opportunity are subject to the reporting requirements of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006 (Pub.


109-282), as amended by section 6202 of Public Law 110-252, and implemented by 2 CFR Part 170.

Grants and cooperative agreement recipients must report information for each first-tier subaward of $25,000 or more in federal funds and executive totals compensation for the recipient's and subrecipient's five most highly compensated executives as outlined in Appendix A to 2 CFR Part 170 (The FFATA details are available online at,.

Competing continuation recipients may be subject to this requirement and will be so notified in the Notice of Award..

No cash reports are required.

The recipient will be required to submit annual progress and performance reports as well as a final report, which will due within 90 days after the five-year project period ends.

A Federal Financial Report (SF-425) is required according to the schedule in HRSA?s Application Guide.

HRSA will monitor grant performance throughout the five-year project period, make quarterly contacts with the awardee and require annual performance reports.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


Recipients are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 years from the date they submit the FFR. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the award has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $4,000,000; and FY 18 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

FY17 (est): Range: $150,000 to $200,000; Average: (est) $200,000 In FY 17 approximately $2,000,000 is expected to be allocated to medicine awards (including approximately $800,000 for physician assistants) and $2,000,000 is expected to be allocated to dental and dental hygiene awards.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

All administrative and audit requirements and the cost principles that govern Federal monies associated with this activity will be subject to the Uniform Guidance 2 CFR 200 as codified by HHS at 45 CFR 75. HRSA awards are also subject to the requirements of the HHS Grants Policy Statement (HHS GPS) that are applicable based on recipient type and purpose of award. The HHS GPS is available at

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Geri Tebo, Project Officer Medical Programs; Jennifer Holtzman, DDS, Dental Programs 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15N186A, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Email: Phone: 301-443-3368

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Procedures for assessing the technical merit of grant applications have been instituted to provide an objective review of applications and to assist the applicant in understanding the standards against which each application will be judged. Critical indicators have been developed for each review criterion to assist the applicant in presenting pertinent information related to that criterion and to provide the reviewer with a standard for evaluation. Competing applications are reviewed by non-Federal expert consultant(s) for technical merit recommendations. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated against the following criteria: (1) Purpose and Need; (2) Response to Program Purpose; (3) Impact; (4) Organizational Information, Resources and Capabilities; and (5) Support Requested. See the most recent Notice of Funding Opportunity for detailed selection criteria.

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