Recruitment and Retention for Rural Health Facilities – Organizations
(National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network)
Works to help physicians and other healthcare professionals find practice opportunities in rural areas throughout the country. Also allows employers from rural and underserved communities to post healthcare job opportunities. Includes state information and a list of state contacts.
Bureau of Health Workforce
Works to improve the health of underserved and vulnerable populations by strengthening the health workforce and connecting skilled professionals to communities in need. Manages federal shortage designations, administers grant programs related to the healthcare workforce, and administers scholarship and loan repayment programs designed for healthcare professionals. Part of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
National Health Service Corps
Works to improve the health of underserved populations by
recruiting and retaining health professionals to deliver
healthcare in rural and underserved communities.
Administers scholarship and loan repayment programs.
Provides technical assistance to federally designated
Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) on projects that
enhance the NHSC's site development mission. Part of the
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services