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Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Primary Care Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)

This unique program supports Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates in gaining additional skills focused on complex primary care practice in rural and underserved community-based settings across the State of Kansas

Fellows will have precepted clinical time as they develop their own patient panel, clinical mentoring, and specialty rotations. A robust, evidenced-based didactic program will include offerings to support:

  • acquisition of telehealth competencies,
  • improved leadership skills,
  • quality improvement application, and
  • clinical topics for the business of primary care and specialized care in rural or underserved complex health settings.

Fellows will be mentored in post-program practice opportunities with the Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center.

Watch an information session recording.

Fellowship sites include:

  • The University of Kansas Health System campuses in 
    • Hays, Kansas
    • Larned, Kansas
    • Great Bend, Kansas
  • Ulysses Family Physicians in Ulysses, Kansas


Recent graduate of a Doctor of Nursing Practice program in a primary care role such as:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
  • Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM)

"This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,999,542. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government."

Application now open for four family nurse practitioner fellowship positions! Deadline: March 31.

Last modified: Mar 17, 2020
Important Dates

Apply Now
Deadline March 31

Fellowship Begins
July 2020


Laura Crystal
Fellowship Coordinator
The University of Kansas
School of Nursing