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Community Health Center, Inc. Receives $3.2 Million in Funding to Create and Expand Training for Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., June 25, 2019: Community Health Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received a four year, $3,242,490 award from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to expand and develop its postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Residency Training program. CHC is one of only 36 awardees nationally to receive funding under this initiative which was geared to both planning for new program development and expanding existing ones.  With these funds, CHC will expand its program from providing a postgraduate clinically intensive training year to new family nurse practitioners to include adult/gerontology and pediatric nurse practitioners, and will increase the size of its psychiatric/mental health training program.  This award will also support the development of a formal academic partnership for the postgraduate NP residency training program with the Yale University School of Nursing.