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Arkansas Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program

Sponsor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Deadlines
Jan 5, 2018
Contact

Tammy Henson
501.686.5354
tahenson@uams.edu

Purpose

The Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program offers financial assistance to physicians who agree to practice primary care for a period of 4 years in rural, medically underserved areas of Arkansas.

Eligibility

Physicians must either be in their residency or no more than 2 years out of residency.

Eligible physicians include:

  • Family medicine
  • General internal medicine
  • General pediatrics and general internal pediatrics
  • General OB/GYN
  • General surgery
  • Emergency medicine
  • Geriatrics
Geographic coverage
Arkansas
Amount of funding

The maximum amount a participant receives is $80,000 over the 4-year service period. The community provides $10,000 per year and the state provides $10,000 per year.

The physician receives $5,000 at the end of every 3-month service period.

Application process

A physician and a rural community in Arkansas must apply jointly. Application forms are available on the program website.

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Physicians · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Arkansas



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