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Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Programs

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.

Sponsors
Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development, Arizona Department of Health Services
Deadlines
Jun 1, 2021
Contact

Ana Lyn Roscetti, MPH
602.542.1066
ana.lyn.roscetti@azdhs.gov

Purpose

The Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to provide primary care services in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Medically Underserved Area of Arizona.

Applicants must agree to either a full-time (40 hours/week) or a half-time (20 hours/week) service requirement for a minimum of 2 years.

The Arizona Loan Repayment program is divided into two types.

  • Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (PCPLRP) qualifies a primary care provider with current or prospective employment with a public or private, nonprofit entity located and providing services in a federally designated health professional shortage area
  • Rural Private Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (RPPCPLRP) qualifies a primary care provider with current or prospective employment with rural private primary care practices located in federally designated health professional shortage areas or Arizona medically underserved areas
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Physicians (MD or DO) in the following fields of practice:
    • Family medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • Obstetrics
    • Internal medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Psychiatry
  • Advance practice providers in the fields of family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, internal medicine, or geriatrics:
    • Nurse midwives
    • Physician assistants
    • Nurse practitioners
  • Dentists
  • Pharmacists
  • Behavioral and mental health providers, including:
    • Clinical psychologists
    • Clinical social workers
    • Professional counselors
    • Marriage and family therapists

Additional eligibility information may be found on the program website.

Geographic coverage
Arizona
Amount of funding

A chart of award amounts based on the year and priority status is available on the program website.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Maternal health and prenatal care · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Arizona



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