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Funding by Topic: Physicians

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Kansas Bridging Plan
Offers loan forgiveness to resident physicians working in family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Massachusetts Conrad 30 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 Massachusetts, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Massachusetts Primary Care Office
Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Office
Minnesota Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Arkansas Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program
Offers a financial incentive to physicians who agree to practice primary care in rural areas of Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Summer Hoosier Rural Preceptorship
Offers a summer experience through Union Hospital in Indiana designed to introduce medical students to rural family medicine for underserved populations in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Health Resource Shortage Area of Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2018
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Training Primary Care Champions
Grants to strengthen primary care and the workforce by establishing fellowship programs to train community-based practicing primary care physician and/or physician assistant champions to lead healthcare transformation and enhance teaching in community-based settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children’s access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics