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 2016. 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  

Clinical training facilities have 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 2016. The teaching program will then include the application in the sponsoring institution’s submission to MDH. Sponsoring institutions are required to complete their online application and submit a signed copy to MDH by October 31, 2017.

Expenditure Reporting for Clinical Training Facilities

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Updated Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 02:24PM