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Maine J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Sponsor
Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

Nicole Breton
207.287.5524
nicole.breton@maine.gov

Purpose

The Maine 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 Maine, 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 that typically have difficulty attracting and retaining physicians.

Eligibility

Primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and sub-specialty trained physicians are eligible to apply for a State-30 J-1 waiver.

Geographic coverage
Maine
Amount of funding

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

Application process

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

Completed applications should be submitted to:

Maine Rural Health and Primary Care Program
J-1 Visa Waiver Review
Department of Health and Human Services
286 Water Street, 5th Floor, #11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011

Applications are accepted until all slots are filled; however, slots typically fill up quickly.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Maine

Organizations (1)

  • Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, view details



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