Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development

Creating better healthcare for Tennessee

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Improving the Health of Tennesseans by Guiding Healthcare Workforce Development

Our programs include:

Recruiting physicians & psychiatric nurse practitioners

Incentives for medical residents in exchange for a commitment to serve

$50,000 available to hospitals & health centers to attract qualified caregivers

Addressing issues that cause nurses to leave hospital employment

Educating TN students about the healthcare professions.

Primary Care

Tennessee ranks 45th our of 50 states on the 2017 America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report Card. We believe, as do many others and national studies, that a strong primary care workforce leads to a healthier population and Tennessee. We are committed to adapting to the ever-changing landscape, but are always actively recruiting the following specialities:

  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics / Gynecology
  • Psychiatry
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine / Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Dentistry