Minnesota Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Program
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
The Minnesota Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Program
offers loan repayment assistance to primary care
physicians who agree to practice in a designated rural
area of Minnesota.
A designated rural area is defined as a city or township
that is outside the 7-county Minneapolis/St. Paul
metropolitan area, excluding the cities of Duluth,
Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester, and St. Cloud.
Residents in pediatric, family practice, internal
medicine, psychiatry, or OB/GYN programs, as well as
primary care physicians who are currently licensed in
Minnesota are eligible to apply.
Preference is given to applicants closest to completing
their training; those who can demonstrate diverse
cultural competencies; and those who plan to provide at
least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public
program enrollees and/or patients receiving a sliding fee
Amount of funding
Up to $33,000 per year with a maximum of $132,000.
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