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Rural J-1 Visa Waiver – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Rural J-1 Visa Waiver.

J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program
Provides information on the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor program for participants, sponsors, and for host families or employers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services oversees the program for visitors pursuing health research and clinical care.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
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PubMed Search: J-1 Visa Waiver
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations related to the J-1 Visa Waiver.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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State Primary Care Offices Directory
Contact information for state Primary Care Offices (PCOs). These offices can provide shortage designation application help and shortage information, as well as information on the Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program, loan repayment programs, and recruitment and retention.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Health Workforce
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What is Shortage Designation?
Provides information on different types of shortage designations and the federal programs that use them. Includes Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Medically Underserved Areas and Populations (MUAs/MUPs), Exceptional Medically Underserved Populations (Exceptional MUPs), and Governor's-Designated Secretary-Certified Shortage Areas for Rural Health Clinics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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HHS Exchange Visitor Program
Provides information and updates on the Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 Visa Waiver), which eliminates the two-year foreign residence requirement.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Last Updated: 5/3/2024