Podiatric Residency Training in Primary Care
Grants are awarded to plan and implement projects in preventive and primary care training for podiatric physicians in approved or provisionally approved residency programs that shall provide financial assistance in the form of traineeships to residents participating in such projects and who are planning to specialize in primary care.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 11/01/2009 (Archived.)
HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
In fiscal year 2002, 4 non-competing continuations were made. In fiscal year 2003, 3 noncompeting continuation awards are anticipated. In fiscal year 2004, no awards are anticipated.
Public Health Service Act, Title VII, Part C, Section 755, as amended; Health Professions Education Partnerships Act of 1998, Public Law 105-392.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Eligible entities are health professions schools, academic health centers, State or local governments or other appropriate public or private nonprofit entities including faith-based and community based organizations. To be eligible, the applicant shall propose a project which is collaborative among two or more disciplines.
Eligible entities are health professions schools, academic health centers, State or local governments or other appropriate public or private nonprofit entities. To be eligible, the applicant shall propose a project which is collaborative among two or more disciplines. Non-profit entities, including faith-based organizations and community-based organizations, that meet other eligibility requirements are eligible to apply.
Costs will be determined in accordance with 45 CFR 74, Subpart Q.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
The new URL (Uniform Resource Locator) for the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr) Grants Web Page is http://www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/grants. This year BHPr has decided to use Adobe Acrobat and Word to publish its grant documents on the Web page. In order to download, view and print Adobe Acrobat documents, you will need a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. This can be obtained without charge from the Internet by going to the Adobe Web page www.adobe.com and downloading the version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader which is appropriate for your operating system, i.e., Windows, Macintosh, Unix, etc. A set of more detailed instructions on how to download and use the Adobe Acrobat Reader can be found on the BHPr Grants Web page under: Notes on the WWW Page.
Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Grant Award issued from Headquarters Office.
Application deadlines are available on the World Wide Web at http://www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/grants.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 3 to 4 months.
Appeals are available only to grantees.
A Summary Progress Report must be submitted each year beginning with the second year of support. Competitive continuations may be submitted during the terminal year of support.
How are proposals selected?
Competing applications are reviewed by a nonfederal consultant for technical merit recommendation. Approval of an application will be based on an analysis of the factors set forth in the application. See the section on Application Procedure above to obtain a copy of the application.
How may assistance be used?
Grants may not be used for new construction, patient services.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
A summary progress report must be submitted in the second and subsequent budget periods of an approved project period. A financial status report must be submitted within 90 days after the end of each budget period. A final progress report and financial status report must be submitted within 90 days after the end of the project period.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 24, 1997), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $300,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $300,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and the Federal government officials.
Financial records must be kept available for 3 years after submission of expense report and 3 years after final disposition of nonexpendable property. If questions remain, such as those raised as a result of audit, records must be retained until the matter is resolved.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funds are available for expenditure during approved budget period. Payment is made by an Electronic Transfer System or a Monthly Cash Request System. Approved competing renewal awards are expected to initiate training activities during the first year of the project period. New programs may utilize this first year for planning and development purposes, and commence training the second year of the project period. Each project period is a maximum of 36 months.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Program Contact: Shelby Biedenkapp, Primary Care Medical Education Branch, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 9A-27, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-1467 and email email@example.com. Grants Management Contact: Director, Division of Grants Management Operations, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.
FY 02 $768,552; FY 03 est $610,432, and FY 04 est $0.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$179,280 to $243,977; $203,477.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Pertinent information may be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Health Professions Grants Office, Grants Management Branch, Room 8C-26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD. Telephone number: (301) 443-6880.
Examples of Funded Projects