Internal Deadline: Monday, September 25, 2023, 5pm PT
External Deadline: October 16, 2023, 3pm
Available Funding: Approximately $16,000,000 is available to support health professions pathways programs aimed at building a diverse provider workforce.
Who May Serve as PI: Proposals must promote eligible health professions: • Primary Care • Behavioral Health • Caring for older adults • Nursing • Oral Health • Allied Health
Process for Limited Submissions
PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Research Initiatives and Infrastructure (RII) Application Portal: https://rii.usc.edu/oor-portal/. Use the template provided here: RII Limited Submission Applicant Template
Materials to submit include:
- (1) Two-Page Proposal Summary (1” margins; single-spaced; standard font type, e.g. Arial, Helvetica, Times New Roman, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 2-page limit will be excluded from review. You must use the template linked above.
- (2) CV – (5 pages maximum)
Note: The portal requires information about the PIs in addition to department and contact information, including the 10-digit USC ID#, Gender, and Ethnicity. Please have this material prepared before beginning this application.
Pursuant to the Health Professions Careers Opportunity Program, Health and Safety Code Section 127885, et. seq., the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) will consider applications for the Health Professions Pathways Program (HPPP) that supports and encourages underrepresented individuals to pursue health careers to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent healthcare workforce.
Competitive proposals will demonstrate a commitment to the HPPP goals by implementing one or more of the following components:
- Pipeline programs that provide comprehensive academic enrichment, career development, mentorship, and advising in order to support underrepresented individuals as students to pursue health careers.
- Paid summer internships for undergraduate students.
- One-year post undergraduate fellowships.
- One-year post baccalaureate scholarships.
- Conducting a conference and/or workshop series aimed at informing individuals of opportunities in health professional careers.
- Providing support and technical assistance to health professional schools and colleges, as well as to student and community organizations active in minority health professional development.
- Conducting relevant workforce research and data analysis in the field of minority and disadvantaged health professional development.
Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for more updates and other announcements.