CalMedForce - Growing California's Next Generation of Physicians

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PHC is excited to announce a new grant program, CalMedForce, which will award approximately $40 million to primary care and emergency medicine residency programs in California.

All accredited residency programs in the state meeting the guidelines set forth in Proposition 56 are eligible to apply for funding.

The University of California is the designated recipient of the funding and has contracted with Physicians For A Healthy California (PHC) to administer the annual $40 million in grants allocated from Proposition 56.

Applications and eligibility criteria are currently being developed with the expertise from the 15-member Advisory Council and recommendations from the 5-member Board. The application will be released by December 12, 2018 and will be due in January 2019. Funding decisions will be made in January 2019.

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