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Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

Sponsor
Rhode Island Department of Health
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact
Purpose

The Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance to primary care, dentistry, and mental health professionals that have made a commitment to practice in medically underserved communities in Rhode Island.

Full-time participants must sign a 2-year service agreement.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Physicians (MD/DO) who work in the following fields:
    • Family medicine or osteopathic general practice
    • Internal medicine including geriatrics
    • Pediatrics
    • Obstetrics/gynecology
    • Geriatrics
    • Psychiatry
  • General Practice Dentists (D.D.S. or D.M.D.)
  • Pediatric Dentists
  • Primary Care Certified
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse-Midwives
  • Primary Care Physician Assistants
  • Registered Clinical Dental Hygienists
  • Health Service Psychologist (formerly Clinical or Counseling Psychologists (Ph.D. or equivalent)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (master’s or doctoral degree in social work)
  • Psychiatric Nurse Specialists
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Licensed Professional Counselors (master’s or doctoral degree with a major study in counseling)
  • Marriage and Family Therapists (master’s or doctoral degree with a major study in marriage and family therapy)
  • Registered Nurses (RN, APRN)
  • Pharmacists (PharmD)

Full eligibility requirements are provided in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Rhode Island
Amount of funding

Amount of funding varies per applicant.

Application process

A link to the application form is available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Dr. Margaret Gradie
Department of Health – Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 410
Providence, RI 02908

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 · Nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Rhode Island



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