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Connecticut J-1 Visa Waiver Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Connecticut Department of Public Health
Oct 15, 2019

Ruonan Wang


The Connecticut Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Connecticut, waiving the foreign medical residency requirement and allowing them to remain in the United States. The program is intended to provide physician services in areas which typically have difficulty attracting and retaining physicians.


Primary care and specialty trained physicians are eligible to apply.

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This is an incentive program that offers foreign physicians a visa waiver, allowing them to work in the U.S.

Application process

Links to instructions and the application packet are available on the program website.

The Department will accept emailed, hand-delivered, or mailed applications between October 1, 2019 through October 15, 2019.

Submit the completed application package to:

Ruonan Wang
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Public Health Systems Improvement
Primary Care Office
410 Capitol Ave., MS#13PHSI
Hartford, Connecticut 06134-0308

If 30 or less eligible and complete applications are submitted, all of the applications may be recommended. If more than 30 on-time and complete applications are submitted, all qualifying applications will be entered into a lottery system to randomly select 30 applications for recommendation.

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J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Connecticut

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