The FY 2015 grant competition is closed.
The purpose of the Preventive Medicine Residency with Integrative Health Care Training Program is to improve the health of communities by increasing the number and quality of preventive medicine physicians who can address public health needs and advance preventive medicine practices; increase access to integrative medicine; and increase the integration of these two fields (integrative medicine and preventive medicine) into overall primary care training and practice.
Applicants must propose programs to:
Increase the number of preventive medicine residents and/or improve training for these residents. The applicant must include a plan for evaluating any improvements in the educational program, such as the effect of the interventions on the knowledge, skills, and practices of the residents.
Incorporate evidence-based integrative health care curricula into accredited preventive medicine residency programs; AND
Provide interprofessional training to their preventive medicine residents including training in preventive medicine and integrative health care disciplines. Training should include primary care or community-based health care trainees or providers in addition to preventive medicine residents
Eligible applicants are accredited schools of public health, schools of medicine and osteopathic medicine, accredited public or private non-profit hospitals, State, local or tribal health departments or a consortium of two or more of the eligible entities.
Irene Sandvold, DrPH, MPH, MSN, RN