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Oregon Primary Health Care Loan Forgiveness Program

Sponsor
Oregon Office of Rural Health
Deadlines
Jan 2, 2019
Contact

503.494.4450
866.674.4376
ruralworkforce@ohsu.edu

Purpose

The Oregon Primary Health Care Loan Forgiveness Program provides forgivable loans for medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dental, and pharmacy students in exchange for a service obligation at an approved rural practice site in Oregon.

Eligibility

Eligible students must

  • Be in good academic standing
  • Participate in the Oregon AHEC Scholars Program or be accepted to an approved Oregon rural training track
  • Be prepared to begin practice in primary care at an approved rural practice site within 90 days of graduation or completion of residency

For the purposes of this program, primary care is defined as:

  • Physicians: Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, General Surgery, Community Psychiatry, Gerontology, and OB/GYN
  • Physician Assistants: Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, General Surgery, Community Psychiatry, Gerontology, and OB/GYN
  • Nurse Practitioners: Family, Adult, Nurse Midwife, Gerontology, Pediatric, and Psychiatric Mental Health
  • Dentists: General Adult and General Pediatric
  • Pharmacists: General Pharmacy and Psychiatric Pharmacy
Geographic coverage
Oregon
Amount of funding

Up to $35,000 per year.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be emailed to ruralworkforce@ohsu.edu.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Primary care · Oregon



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