Medical Student Education Program; Notice of Deviation to Maximum Competition Requirements, 21862 [2020-08204]

Download as PDF 21862 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 76 / Monday, April 20, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Intended recipients of the awards Health Resources and Services Administration Medical Student Education Program; Notice of Deviation to Maximum Competition Requirements Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of deviation to maximum competition requirements. AGENCY: HRSA is requesting a deviation from competition requirements in order to fund additional applications received in fiscal year 2019 under HRSA–19–101, Medical Student Education (MSE) Program, and to fund supplements to current award recipients. In fiscal year 2020, Congress provided $50,000,000 to fund the MSE program. The report language accompanying the appropriation directed HRSA to provide up to $35,000,000 to fund additional applications received from the MSE program in fiscal year 2019. Of the remaining amount, HRSA was directed to make supplementary grant awards to entities funded in fiscal year 2019. HRSA proposes to fund each of the five unfunded applicants $7,000,000 over the four-year project period (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024), and to provide $2,827,679 in upfront one year supplements to each of the five currently funded programs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harne, Chief, Medical Training and Geriatrics Branch, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 11N110, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Phone: (301) 443–7661, Email: charne@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Intended recipients of the awards Amount of noncompetitive awards Oklahoma State University ............................... University of South Alabama ........................... University of Missouri System ........................ University of Oklahoma .. University of Arkansas System ........................ University of Missouri System ........................ University of Utah ........... University of Alabama at Birmingham ................. University of Mississippi Medical Center ............ VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:34 Apr 17, 2020 $2,827,679 2,827,679 2,827,679 2,827,679 2,827,679 7,000,000 7,000,000 7,000,000 7,000,000 Jkt 250001 Amount of noncompetitive awards FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherrette Funn, Sherrette.Funn@hhs.gov or (202) 795–7714. When submitting comments or requesting information, Trustees of Indiana Uniplease include the document identifier versity .......................... 7,000,000 0990–New–30D and project title for Period of Supplemental Funding: July reference. 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested CFDA Number: 93.680. persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any Authority: Division A of the Further other aspect of this collection of Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, Departments of Labor, HHS, and Education, information, including any of the and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, following subjects: (1) The necessity and 2020 (Pub. L. 116–94). utility of the proposed information Justification: The funds will allow collection for the proper performance of five additional institutions in the top the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy quintile of states with a projected of the estimated burden; (3) ways to primary care provider shortage in 2025 enhance the quality, utility, and clarity to expand or support graduate education of the information to be collected; and for medical students preparing to (4) the use of automated collection become physicians. It will also allow techniques or other forms of information the five programs funded in fiscal year technology to minimize the information 2019 to receive supplements to support collection burden. the development of medical school Title of the Collection: United States curricula, clinical training site Core Data for Interoperability New Data partnerships, and faculty training Element Submission Form. programs, with the goal of educating Type of Collection: New. medical students who are likely to OMB No. 0955–NEW—Office of the choose career paths in primary care, National Coordinator for Health IT— especially for tribal communities, rural OTECH. communities, and/or medically Abstract: The Office of the National underserved communities. Coordinator for Health Information Technology is seeking the approval for Thomas J. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Medical Student Education Program; Notice of Deviation to Maximum 
Competition Requirements

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of deviation to maximum competition requirements.

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SUMMARY: HRSA is requesting a deviation from competition requirements 
in order to fund additional applications received in fiscal year 2019 
under HRSA-19-101, Medical Student Education (MSE) Program, and to fund 
supplements to current award recipients. In fiscal year 2020, Congress 
provided $50,000,000 to fund the MSE program. The report language 
accompanying the appropriation directed HRSA to provide up to 
$35,000,000 to fund additional applications received from the MSE 
program in fiscal year 2019. Of the remaining amount, HRSA was directed 
to make supplementary grant awards to entities funded in fiscal year 
2019. HRSA proposes to fund each of the five unfunded applicants 
$7,000,000 over the four-year project period (July 1, 2020 through June 
30, 2024), and to provide $2,827,679 in upfront one year supplements to 
each of the five currently funded programs.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harne, Chief, Medical Training 
and Geriatrics Branch, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of 
Health Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 11N110, Rockville, Maryland 
20857, Phone: (301) 443-7661, Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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                                                         Amount of non-
          Intended recipients of the awards               competitive
                                                             awards
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Oklahoma State University............................         $2,827,679
University of South Alabama..........................          2,827,679
University of Missouri System........................          2,827,679
University of Oklahoma...............................          2,827,679
University of Arkansas System........................          2,827,679
University of Missouri System........................          7,000,000
University of Utah...................................          7,000,000
University of Alabama at Birmingham..................          7,000,000
University of Mississippi Medical Center.............          7,000,000
Trustees of Indiana University.......................          7,000,000
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    Period of Supplemental Funding: July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
    CFDA Number: 93.680.

    Authority: Division A of the Further Consolidated Appropriations 
Act, 2020, Departments of Labor, HHS, and Education, and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 (Pub. L. 116-94).
    Justification: The funds will allow five additional institutions in 
the top quintile of states with a projected primary care provider 
shortage in 2025 to expand or support graduate education for medical 
students preparing to become physicians. It will also allow the five 
programs funded in fiscal year 2019 to receive supplements to support 
the development of medical school curricula, clinical training site 
partnerships, and faculty training programs, with the goal of educating 
medical students who are likely to choose career paths in primary care, 
especially for tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically 
underserved communities.

Thomas J. Engels,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2020-08204 Filed 4-17-20; 8:45 am]
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