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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Surgery

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

Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Idaho Rural Physician Incentive Program (RPIP)
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2022
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for recently licensed physicians and surgeons who agree to practice in medically underserved areas or other qualified facilities in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Illinois Underserved Physician Workforce (UPW) Loan Repayment Program
Funding to assist communities in recruiting physicians to their nonprofit healthcare facilities in Heath Professional Shortage Areas in Illinois. Practice location sites register and agree to sponsor any provider who wishes to be considered for the program. Providers may apply for loan repayment in return for service at an approved site for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Nebraska.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
New Hampshire State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to work in underserved areas of New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care
North Carolina Community Practitioner Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Medical Society Foundation
Tennessee State 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 Tennessee, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Vermont J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Conrad 30 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Vermont, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
West Virginia Medical Student Loan Program
Forgivable loans for medical students in West Virginia who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia