Public Health Informatics & Technology Workforce Development Program (The PHIT Workforce Development Program)

Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator
Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

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Contract/tender

Reference Number

ARP-PHIT-21-001

This notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Public Health Informatics & Technology (PHIT) Workforce Development Program. According to the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII), public health informatics is defined as the effective use of information and information technology to improve population health outcomes.7 The goal of the PHIT Workforce Development Program is to train at least 4,000 individuals in public health informatics and technology to expand the nation’s public health workforce. Towards reducing longstanding health disparities and inequities, the program will prioritize recruiting underrepresented minorities from HBCUs, TCUs, HSIs, AANAPISIs, and MSIs. Finally, the curriculum should be culturally responsive and designed in a way that meets the needs of the local health care agencies and sets students up for success in the training program and beyond other colleges and universities to participate in this program, as well as other students and members of the community.ONC will fund up to thirty (30) cooperative agreement awards for a four (4)-year period of performance. The program will be funded at $75,000,000 with additional funding contingent upon availability, satisfactory completion of milestones, and a determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the federal government and the public. Each individual award will not exceed $10,000,000.
Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification).

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Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Contract/tender

Reference Number

ARP-PHIT-21-001

United States