The overarching goal of the HRSA Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement (AU-PCTE) program and cooperative agreement funding opportunity is to establish academic units to conduct systems-level research to inform primary care training; disseminate best practices and resources; and develop a community of practice to promote the widespread enhancement of primary care training to produce a diverse, high quality primary care workforce, in order to help all training programs enhance the training in primary care and in order to promote and disseminate research and best practices that result in providing higher quality and access of care to underserved communities.

In July 2016, HRSA funded cooperative agreements to fund one AU in each of the six focus areas. Additional HRSA AU-PCTE [Primary Care Training Enhancement] Awardees and their focus areas: