HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $159.1 million in grants to health care workforce training programs. The grants will target three types of programs: Nursing Workforce Development programs; interdisciplinary geriatric education and training programs; and Centers of Excellence programs for underrepresented minority students.
Nursing Workforce Development programs will receive $106 million in grants to support all levels of nursing education. Interdisciplinary Geriatric Education and Training will receive 85 awards totaling $29.5 million will fund three geriatric education and training programs at accredited health professions schools.
State-by-state charts of the grant awards are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/08/state_charts.html.
For more information on HRSA’s health professions programs, go to http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/
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