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

MERC Grant Application

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has opened the MERC grant application for clinical training that took place in Minnesota in fiscal year 2017.

Applications are 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  

* See application eligibility and instructions for details.


Due dates

  • Sponsoring Institutions/Teaching Program Grant Application: October 31, 2018
  • Clinical Training Expenditure Reporting: December 17, 2018

Sponsoring institutions/teaching programs

Clinical training facilities

General information

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Updated Monday, November 19, 2018 at 03:06PM