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Rhode Island 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.


All slots are filled for the 2021-2022 cycle.

Rhode Island Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Oct 1, 2021

Jill D'Errico


The Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, 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.


Primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and sub-specialty trained physicians are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to Physicians who have done their residency in Rhode Island or are Primary Care Physicians.

Geographic coverage
Rhode Island
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 application instructions the application packet are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be submitted to:

Jill D'Errico
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908

Tagged as
J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Rhode Island

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