Medical Education and Research Costs (MERC) Definitions - Minnesota Dept. of Health

MERC Grant Application

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has closed the MERC grant application for clinical training that took place in Minnesota in fiscal year 2015. Applications were open to Minnesota sponsoring institutions applying on behalf of their accredited teaching programs and eligible clinical training facilities for the following trainee types:

Advanced Dental Therapists Doctor of Chiropractic Students
Advanced Practice Nurses Doctor of Pharmacy Students
Clinical Social Workers Doctor of Pharmacy Residents
Community Health Workers Medical Students
Community Paramedics Medical Residents
Dental Students Physician Assistant Students
Dental Residents Psychologists
Dental Therapists  

Clinical training facilities had the opportunity to apply by providing a clinical training site grant application to the teaching program which had trainees at their facility in fiscal year 2015. The teaching program then included the application in the sponsoring institution’s submission to MDH. Sponsoring institutions were required to complete their online application and submit a signed copy to MDH by October 31, 2016.

Expenditure Reporting for Clinical Training Facilities – Due December 23, 2016.

Updated Monday, November 21, 2016 at 05:06PM