Massachusetts has won more than $16 million in grants from a federal initiative to expand the primary care workforce.
Part of Affordable Care Actís Prevention and Public Health Fund, the grants support education for nurses, home health aides, and primary care doctors in training.
Here are the Massachusetts grant winners and their projects, which were announced yesterday:
- University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester: advanced nursing education expansion, $760,816
- Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Boston: personal and home care aide state training program, $738,993
- Boston Medical Center: primary care residency expansion, $3,840,000
- Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge: primary care residency expansion: $2,879,998
- Baystate Medical Center, Springfield: primary care residency expansion, $3,840,000
- Baystate Medical Center, Springfield: primary care residency expansion, 2,880,000
- University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester: primary care residency expansion, $960,000
- Commonwealth Corp., Boston: state health care workforce grants planning, $149,271
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