Contract: $199,591 - Health Resources and Services Administration - Sep. 29, 2009
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Award Description: The purpose of this contract is to obtain services for the Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) program(s) to provide opportunities for health professions students and residents to serve on multidisciplinary health care teams in underserved communities throughout the United States and its territories, thereby establishing and strengthening links between community-based sites and academic institutions. The goals of the SEARCH program are to: 1) assist the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Services (BCRS) with its recruitment and the retention efforts of health care professionals for primary health care service; and 2) facilitate and strengthen partnerships between communities and academic institutions (community-academic linkages). In order to accomplish these goals, SEARCH will 1) provide opportunities for students to implement their classroom experiences in a health care setting; 2) provide opportunities for students and residents to train on multidisciplinary primary health care teams; 3) nurture the development of culturally competent, community focused primary and allied health care providers; and 4) expand statewide partnerships including the State Primary Care Associations (PCAs), State Primary Care Offices (PCOs), Offices of Rural Health (ORHs), professional associations, academic institutions, and Area Health Education Centers (AHEACs) to form a network of organizations to meet the diverse primary care needs of the underserved.
Project Description: Same as Award Description
Jobs Summary: N/A (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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