HRSA Funding Opportunities

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) State/Territory Program

Applications due: November 6

The purpose of the program is to enhance the state/territory EHDI system infrastructure to improve language acquisition for deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children up to age 3. Funding will support state and territory EHDI systems of services so that DHH newborns, infants, and young children up to age 3 receive appropriate and timely services, including hearing screening, diagnosis, and early intervention.

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EHDI National Network

Applications due: November 6

The purpose of the EHDI National Network, which funds 3 national centers to conduct National Network and National Center activities, is to advance EHDI systems of services nationwide so that DHH newborns, infants, and young children up to age 3 receive appropriate supports and timely services to improve language acquisition outcomes. The national centers are the Implementation and Change Center (ICC), the Family Leadership in Language and Learning Center (FL3), and the Provider Education Center (PEC).

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Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health

Applications due: December 15

The purpose of Healthy Start is to improve health outcomes before, during, and after pregnancy and reduce racial/ethnic differences in rates of infant death and adverse perinatal outcomes that are well-documented.

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Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project

Applications due: December 29

The purpose is to provide training and technical assistance (TA) to support grant recipients in improving their service delivery, meeting outcome measures, and building program ability to work with community partners to improve health and social service systems to reduce maternal and infant health disparities.

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American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

Parental Requests for Nondisclosure, Recommendations for Influenza, Pediatric ADHD Medication Errors

Responding to Parental Requests for Nondisclosure to Patients of Diagnostic and Prognostic Information in the Setting of Serious DiseaseHRSA Disclaimer

This Pediatrics clinical report examines ethical duties and legal considerations by providing practical and culturally sensitive case-based guidance for clinicians to approach parental requests for nondisclosure of diagnostic or prognostic information.

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2023–2024HRSA Disclaimer

This policy statement updates the recommendations for the routine use of influenza vaccine and antiviral medications in the prevention and treatment of influenza in children during the 2023–2024 influenza season.

Pediatric ADHD Medication Errors Reported to United States Poison Centers, 2000 to 2021HRSA Disclaimer

This Pediatrics article investigates characteristics and trends of out-of-hospital ADHD medication-related therapeutic errors among youth. The frequency of cases reported to poison control centers due to therapeutic errors related to ADHD medications have increased by almost 300%. Implications for education and improved child-resistant medication dispensing and tracking systems are recommended.

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Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Roadmap for Collaboration Among Title V, Home Visiting, and Early Childhood Systems ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

This is an accessible web-based collection of resources centered around AMCHP’s framework for collaboration among Title V, Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV), and other Early Childhood Systems (ECS) programs. The framework is focused on systems building and provides practical tools for staff from each of the programs to utilize in strategically aligning their program goals and resources towards a common early childhood goal.

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National Governors AssociationHRSA Disclaimer

State Health Workforce ToolkitHRSA Disclaimer

This new web-based toolkit provides actionable resources to states working to address healthcare workforce issues such as:

  • Creating a landscape for direct care workforce stakeholders
  • Aligning pipeline initiatives with population health needs
  • Reviewing regulatory policies that impact entry requirements

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The Child Adolescent Health Measurement InitiativeHRSA Disclaimer

The Engagement in Action (EnAct!) Framework — One Big Doable Thing! (PDF)HRSA Disclaimer

The purpose of the EnAct! Framework is to catalyze child health equity and improve child flourishing, school readiness, and family resilience. This resource is a two-page overview of the framework that highlights the purpose, goals, approach, and an implementation roadmap.

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Training & Educational Webinars

National Institutes of Health, Office of Intramural ResearchHRSA Disclaimer

Committee on Research on Women's Health, Spiritual Struggles in Clinical Research and Practice

Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health, October 2023HRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
9:30am to 10:30am ET

The 59th Meeting of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health (ACRWH) will provide a forum for members to give advice and make recommendations on priority issues affecting women's health and sex differences research. The NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 established the ACRWH, a Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) committee, to give advice and make recommendations on priority issues affecting women's health and sex differences research. ACRWH members are selected from among physicians, practitioners, scientists, and other health professionals who are not federal employees.

Shaken to the Core: Spiritual Struggles as a Vital Topic for Clinical Research and PracticeHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

Mark your calendars for Dr. Kenneth Pargament's presentation. Dr. Pargament is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Bowling Green State University. Sponsored by the NIH Religion, Spirituality and Health Scientific Interest Group, the event is free and open to the public.

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Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Community-Engaged Communications, Impacts of Doulas, Space for Birthworkers

Pathways to Sustainability: Developing a Community-Engaged Communications CampaignHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
3:00pm to 4:00pm ET

EverThrive Illinois has a long history of engaging communities throughout Illinois for birth equity. They lead seven Family Councils made up of people with lived experience statewide who give input into statewide birth equity programming. Ms. Milan-Alexander will discuss how the Gathering, a community-centered health education campaign developed from focus groups, has been disseminated to over 15,200 Chicagoans on the south and west sides in neighborhoods with the highest maternal mortality and morbidity, and its impacts.

Pathways to Sustainability: Documenting the Impacts of Doulas — Qualitatively and QuantitativelyHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
3:00pm to 4:00pm ET

The REACHUP, Inc. team will share about their community-based doula program in Tampa, FL. REACHUP, Inc. is a non-profit community-based organization whose work has impacted its community through health advocacy, research, and education.

Pathways to Sustainability: Cultivating a Space for BirthworkersHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
3:00pm to 4:00pm ET

This webinar will discuss cultivating a space to center, respect, and listen to the voices of birthworkers, those most impacted, and those who champion the care of families in need. The project team aimed to align on best ways to implement holistic care/birthworkers in health care spaces for families across the state as well as collaborate on ways to strengthen resources for birthworkers to build collective care for Black families that is community-driven.

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Training & Educational Webinar Archives

Health Resources and Services Administration

Doula Services, Telehealth Conference

EnRICH: Medicaid Coverage of Doula Services: Understanding the Perspectives of Stakeholders to Expand Access and Improve Implementation

This April EnRICH webinar covered the benefits of doula support as well as funding mechanisms to expand access to doula care, including Medicaid reimbursement. It compared case studies on the perspectives of Medicaid payers and providers in two states. And it also applied the perspectives of doulas regarding Medicaid reimbursement to their work.

2023 National Telehealth Conference

Recorded sessions from the September 2023 National Telehealth Conference are now available. Topics covered include:

  • Leading the Way in Telehealth
  • Beyond Telehealth: Improving Access to Underserved Communities
  • Improving Access to Telehealth and Broadband Services
  • Using Telehealth to Strengthen the Health Care Workforce
  • Telehealth's Role in Behavioral Health Access and Outcomes
  • Telehealth Trends and Research

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The Child Adolescent Health Measurement InitiativeHRSA Disclaimer

Meeting the Moment to Take Positive Health Equity to ScaleHRSA Disclaimer

Dr. Christina Bethell, director of the CAHMI, presented on the application of the Engagement in Action (EnAct!) Framework for a Statewide Integrated Early Childhood Health System which was created as a national model to spark continued progress across all states.

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Maternal Health Learning and Innovation CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Building a New Way Forward: The White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health CrisisHRSA Disclaimer

This September 2023 webinar roundtable highlighted the White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis. It showcased the White House’s strategy for tackling the maternal mortality and morbidity crisis and its five Blueprint goals. Expert speakers shared important insights on some of the goals and discussed practical strategies to improve maternal health outcomes. It was hosted by the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center (MHLIC), The Reilly Group (TRG), and Postpartum Support International’s (PSI) Mind the Gap.

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