Engagement and Resources

Published June 13, 2023

By AACOM Government Relations

Advocacy Federal Policy Financial Aid GME GME Funding Healthcare Workforce Higher Education OME Advocate Residency Match

HRSA Accepting Applications for the Faculty Loan Repayment Program: If you are a faculty member at a health professions school, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Faculty Loan Repayment Program could provide you up to $40,000 in loan repayment assistance. In exchange, you commit to two years of full- or part-time service as a faculty member at an eligible school. The application closes Thursday, June 29, 2023, at 7:30 PM ET. Apply now.

Register for June 15 NIH Webinar About Small-Scale Research Programs: National Institutes of Health (NIH) experts will be sharing an overview of two R15 Programs, which support small-scale research projects at educational institutions that have not received significant NIH support. Join the webinar on Thursday, June 15, 2023 from 2:30 PM-3:30 PM ET. Learn more and register.

Register for AOGME Webinar on GME Growth in Medically Underserved Areas: Join the Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM ET on June 20, 2023, for a webinar discussion on Strategies to Advance GME Growth in Medically Underserved Rural and Urban Areas. Participants will learn from national graduate medical education (GME) experts about the latest information, best practices, resources and education to support GME growth in medically underserved areas. Register.

NRMP 2023 Main Residency Match and SOAP Recap Webinar: As part of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)’s 70th Anniversary celebration this year, NRMP Chief of Match Operations Jeanette Calli provided a recap webinar of the 2023 Main Residency Match and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP). After the matching algorithm was processed and SOAP concluded, there was a 99.1 percent overall fill rate. Watch the full recording.

HRSA Accepting Applications for the STAR Loan Repayment Plan: If you are a behavioral heath clinician or support worker, clinical support staff or trained in substance use disorders, you can apply to the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) and receive up to $250,000 in loan repayment. In exchange, you must work full-time for six years in a STAR LRP-approved facility. The application closes Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 7:30 PM ET. Apply now.

HRSA Releases New Notice of Funding Opportunity for Primary Care Training Enhancement – Language and Disability Access: A new funding opportunity is available for medical institutions to develop and train medical students to provide quality care to individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) and individuals with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. Eligible applicants include schools of osteopathic medicine, accredited residency training programs and public or nonprofit hospitals. HRSA anticipates rewarding $8 million to 16 recipients over five years. The application closes Monday, July 3, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET, and complete eligibility information can be found in the full grant opportunity.