More than 175 primary care residency (PCR) slots have been funded by the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission. The California Medical Association (CMA) lobbied and won additional physician workforce funding in the state budget for this year. Residency programs are awarded funds based on their ability to place graduates in medically underserved areas; attract and admit members of minority groups; and locate programs in medically underserved areas. For more details about the Song-Brown PCR program and a list of the awardees, go to