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Rhode Island J-1 Visa Waiver Program

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

Jill D'Errico
Jill.DErrico@health.ri.gov
401.222.5960

Purpose

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.

Eligibility

Primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and sub-specialty trained physicians are eligible to apply.

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

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

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Jill D'Errico
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097

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



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