Georgia Primary Care Association

Since 1977, Georgia Primary Care Association (GPCA) has been a membership organization for all Georgia Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). In the state of Georgia, GPCA is designated as both the state Primary Care Association (PCA) and the Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) under cooperative agreements with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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NHSC Loan Repayment Program Application Period Now Open

The NHSC loan repayment application window is now open; maximum award for primary care providers increased by 50%.

HRSA has opened the annual application window for its three National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment programs. Notably, the maximum amount available for primary care providers has increased for the first time in recent memory.

A 50% increase — to $75,000 — in the total available over two years for full-time primary care providers. A $5,000 enhancement for clinicians who demonstrate Spanish language proficiency. Applications are due by May 9th.


The Georgia Statewide AHEC Network
Presents “Preceptor Bites”

June 6th, 2024, 5pm-6pm 

The Georgia Statewide AHEC Network is a webinar for Team-Based Care. The training will assess your current healthcare environment
and determine if your culture supports the team, demonstrate strategies to enhance team-based
care within your healthcare organization, and illustrate a team-based care model that best
supports your patients.

For questions please contact Erin Mundy at emundy@augusta.edu.

Core Competencies for CHC Managers and Supervisors Training
April 11 – May 16, 2024

Are your managers and supervisors the best they can be? This virtual, highly interactive, 5-week training can make an immediate difference!

This course is designed for both first-time Georgia health center managers and supervisors looking to develop crucial “core” management skills, AND more experienced managers looking to refresh and reinvigorate these skills to be the best they can be.

There are only 35 spaces for this popular training! Registration closes Friday, April 5th, COB!

Disaster Preparedness Guide for Seniors and Caregivers


Caring.com is an online resource for family caregivers seeking information, support, in-home care, and senior living options for aging parents, spouses, and other individuals. The agency offers a disaster preparedness checklist for seniors and caregivers, as well as pet owners. You will learn how to assess the risks in your region and stay informed about potential weather threats. Don’t let extreme weather catch you off guard – read on for our expert advice.

Emergency Housing Guide for Seniors


Caring.com is an online resource for family caregivers seeking information, support, in-home care, and senior living options for aging parents, spouses, and others. The agency provides application and eligibility information for federal and state programs to help seniors find emergency housing and resources for seniors living without stable housing in every state across the country.


Meeting the Health Needs of Georgia’s Students
Centene Foundation and GPCA Partnership

The Centene Foundation and Centene’s Georgia health plan, Peach State Health Plan, are investing over $1 million to enhance comprehensive school-based health centers (SBHC) at in-need schools in Georgia. Out of the approximately 2,200 public schools in the state, only a little over 100 have SBHCs. School nurses are unable to meet students’ needs and hundreds of schools don’t have a school nurse.