Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Programs

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.

CHECK FACILITY TYPE

Determine the facility type of your training and/or graduate practice site.

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 July 18, 2023
  • Early Submission Review August 17, 2023
  • Closes August 31, 2023

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

Resources

Notice of Award

  • January 2024

Funding Awards

Testimonials

Outcomes

Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (FNP/PA) 

Eligibility

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

Application Dates

  • Opens August 8, 2023
  • Early Submission Review September 7, 2023
  • Closes September 21, 2023

Resources

Notice of Award

  • December 2023

Funding Awards

Outcomes

Registered Nurses (RN)

Eligibility

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

Application Dates

  • Opens October 3, 2023
  • Early Submission Review November 1, 2023
  • Closes November 16, 2023

Resources

Notice of Award

  • February 2024

Funding Awards

Outcomes

Midwifery

Eligibility

California accredited/approved Certified Nurse Midwifery and Licensed Midwifery programs are eligible to apply.

Application Dates

  • Opens November 2, 2023
  • Early Submission Review December 5, 2023
  • Closes December 20, 2023

Resources

  • Midwifery Grant Guide (Coming Soon)

Notice of Award

  • March 2024

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: SongBrown@hcai.ca.gov

Phone: (916) 326-3700

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