$3 Million Goes to Nursing Programs in California
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Thursday awarded $3 million in grants to nursing schools statewide as part of an effort to boost the supply of health care professionals in California. Sixteen nursing schools will receive grants through the Song-Brown program, which is targeting projects to increase California's supply of:
- Family practice physicians;
- Family nurse practitioners;
- Physician assistants; and
- Registered nurses.
A complete list of grant recipients and grant amounts is available online (Office of the Governor release, 2/15). This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.