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Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration

Contact Information

Office of Communications 301-443-3376
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 8-05
Rockville, MD 20857

301-443-2216 (Voice)
301-443-2111 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration, improves the health status of the population by providing national leadership in the development, distribution and retention of a diverse, culturally competent health workforce that provides the highest quality care of all. HRSA programs train health care professionals and place them where they are needed most. Grants support scholarship and loan repayment programs at colleges and universities to meet critical workforce shortages and promote diversity within the health professions.


Publications include fact sheets on current health professions and nurse training authorities, reports to Congress on the status of health professions and nursing personnel, reports of studies, directories, and trend data on grants.


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Date Entered: 3/1/1998
Date Edited: 12/10/2012
Date Revised: 7/13/2004
Health Referral Number: HR0043
Accession Number: DP91A1107

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