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Oregon J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Sponsor
Oregon Health Authority
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

Dia Shuhart
503.373.0364
dia.shuhart@state.or.us

Purpose

The Oregon 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 Oregon, 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.

Eligibility

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

Geographic coverage
Oregon
Amount of funding

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

There is a $2,000 application fee.

Application process

Due to high demand, contact Dia Shuhart, Program Coordinator, at 503-373-0364 before committing to an employment contract.

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

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Physician Visa Waiver Program
OHA-Health Policy and Analytics
500 Summer Street NE, E-65
Salem, OR 97301

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Oregon



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