$103M Now Available from HHS for Your Physician Wellness Program - Will You Apply?

Posted by Dike Drummond MD

The first significant US government funding to study interventions to prevent physician and other healthcare worker burnout has just been made public.

A total of $103 Million is NOW AVAILABLE

TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE if you want to snag one of these grants. 

  • You only have until August 30th to submit completed grant applications.
  • Average size appears to be north of $2M per grant.

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Here was the announcement just two days ago:

"Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the availability of an estimated $103 million in American Rescue Plan funding over a three-year period to reduce burnout and promote mental health among the health workforce."


SUMMARY (from the release)

There are three funding opportunities that are now accepting applications:

  • Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Health Professional Workforce - Approximately 10 awards will be made totaling approximately $29 million over three years to health care organizations to support members of their workforce. This includes establishing, enhancing, or expanding evidence-informed programs or protocols to adopt, promote and implement an organizational culture of wellness that includes resilience and mental health among their employees.

  • Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program - Approximately 30 awards will be made totaling  approximately $68 million over three years for educational institutions and other appropriate state, local, Tribal, public or private nonprofit entities training those early in their health careers. This includes providing evidence-informed planning, development and training in health profession activities in order to reduce burnout, suicide and promote resiliency among the workforce.

  • Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Technical Assistance Center - One award will be made for approximately $6 million over three years to provide tailored training and technical assistance to HRSA's workforce resiliency programs.

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