UNC Family Medicine receives $1.8 million HRSA grant to expand Faculty Development Fellowship

The Department of Family Medicine received $1.8 million from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to strengthen the primary care workforce by training community-based physicians to lead healthcare transformation and enhance teaching in community-based settings. The project is led by Tommy Koonce, MD, MPH, Fellowship Director, Vice Chair of Education and associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine.

UNC Family Medicine receives $1.8 million HRSA grant to expand Faculty Development Fellowship click to enlarge Tommy Koonce, MD, MPH

The Department of Family Medicine received $1.8 million from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to strengthen the primary care workforce by training community-based physicians to lead healthcare transformation and enhance teaching in community-based settings.  The project is led by Tommy Koonce, MD, MPH, Fellowship Director, Vice Chair of Education and associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine. The 40-year-old, Faculty Development Fellowship offered through Family Medicine has trained over 500 physicians over the last 40 years, and will expand to enroll five more fellows each year and enhance the curriculum with more content on team-based care, QI, leadership, population health, Social Determinants of Health, policy, and education.

To learn more, read about the fellowship here on their website.

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