Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Programs

OSHPD is now HCAI

Welcome to the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI), formerly the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). All the information that was available under OSHPD is here as HCAI.

The Song-Brown program aims to increase the number of students and residents receiving quality primary care education and training in areas of unmet need throughout California.

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Primary Care Residencies (PCR)

Eligibility

Accredited primary care residency training programs (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, or Pediatrics), either traditional or Teaching Health Center (THC).

Application Dates

  • Opens April 8, 2021
  • Closes May 7, 2021

Eligible programs may apply for Existing, Expansion, THC, or New Program funding.

Resources

Notice of Award

  • September 2021

Funding Awards

Outcomes Flyer

Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistants (FNP/PA)

Eligibility

California accredited Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant programs are eligible to apply.

Application Dates

  • Opens June 16, 2021
  • Closes July 16, 2021

Resources

Notice of Award

  • November 2021

Funding Awards

Outcomes Flyer

Registered Nurses (RN)

Eligibility

Board of Registered Nurse approved pre-licensure (ADN, BSN, MSN) programs are eligible to apply.

Application Dates

  • Opens September 1, 2021
  • Closes October 8, 2021

Resources

Notice of Award

  • January 2022

Funding Awards

Outcomes Flyer

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply for Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act funding?

Accredited family practice residency programs, physician assistant/family nurse practitioner programs and registered nurse programs can apply for funding.

Can students apply for Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act funding?

No, funding is not available to individual students. However, students do benefit from this program if the training program they are participating in has been awarded Song-Brown funding.

When do training programs apply for Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act funding?

HWDD releases applications on an annual basis for each funding program. See the sections above for more information.

Contact Us

Email: Song-Brown Support

Phone: (916) 326-3700