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Scholarships, Loans, and Loan Repayment for Rural Health Professions Resources

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National Health Service Corps Site Reference Guide
Provides clarification for National Health Service Corps (NHSC) sites regarding eligibility requirements, qualification factors, compliance, roles and responsibilities, and other factors for becoming as NHSC approved site. This document is a supplemental resource to the information provided in the online NHSC Site Application.
Date: 06/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Health Professions Education Programs: Preparing the Next Generation of Health Professionals to Meet the Nation's Health Care Needs, FY 2018
Overview of the Title VII and Title VIII health professions federal programs designed to train providers in interdisciplinary settings to meet the needs of special and underserved populations, as well as increase minority representation in the health care workforce.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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Mississippi Scholarship Program Helps Create More Rural Physicians
The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program is addressing the state’s health care crisis by providing incentives for medical students to practice in rural areas.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor, 2014(Spring)
Date: 05/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Programs for Loan Repayment and Forgiveness: A List for Rural Providers
Provides a list of loan repayment and forgiveness programs for rural healthcare facilities that are located in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and seeking physicians.
Author(s): Laura Grangaard
Citation: Rural Monitor, 2014(Winter)
Date: 02/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Improving Rural Health: State Policy Options
Discusses strategies that states have used to improve healthcare in rural communities. Covers workforce pipeline initiatives, long-term care services, behavioral health, emergency medical services, wellness and prevention, rural health clinics, school-based health centers, telehealth, recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals, loan repayment programs, and community health workers.
Author(s): Kristine Goodwin, Laura Tobler
Date: 11/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Conference of State Legislatures
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State Repayment Programs for Health Care Education Loans
Studied state loan repayment and direct financial incentive programs for health professionals, requiring clinical service in underserved communities or practices. Analyzed types of programs by state and types and number of clinicians serving through loan repayment and financial incentive programs.
Author(s): Donald E. Pathman, Lynda Goldberg, Thomas R. Konrad, Jennifer Craft Morgan
Citation: JAMA, 310(18), 1982-1984
Date: 11/2013
Type: Document
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Office of Rural Health Policy Rural Guide to Health Professions Funding
This guide includes information that will increase rural health care providers’ familiarity with the broad range of HRSA workforce funding. These multiple HRSA grant programs can work together to address the continuing multi-faceted rural health care delivery challenges. This guide also includes initiatives in other Federal departments.
Date: 05/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Flux in Loan Repayment Programs for Healthcare Professionals With States’ Budget Cuts and National Health Service Corps Budget Increases
Discusses how states’ loan repayment programs are weathering the current economic conditions and competition with the expanding federal National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.
Author(s): Donald Pathman, Lynda Goldberg, Thomas R. Konrad, Kelly Kerwin, Jennifer Craft Morgan
Date: 05/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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COGME Twentieth Report: Advancing Primary Care
Makes recommendations related to the ideal number of primary care physicians, primary care physician reimbursement, financial aid programs, as well as physician education and distribution. Addresses rural and underserved areas, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and community health centers (CHCs).
Author(s): Jerry Kruse, Mark Kelley, Tom Keane, et al.
Date: 12/2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Council on Graduate Medical Education
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Specialty and Geographic Distribution of the Physician Workforce: What Influences Medical Student & Resident Choices?
Identifies factors that influence medical student and resident choices regarding medical specialties and location of practice. Specifically examining student and resident choices surrounding primary care specialties and serving rural and underserved populations. Discusses student debt and the impact of loan repayment and scholarship programs on practice setting choice.
Date: 03/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Robert Graham Center
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Access, Health, and Wealth: The Impact of the National Health Service Corps in Rural America, 1970-2000
Examines 30 years of the National Health Service Corps' (NHSC) operation and its impact on rural America. Provides a detailed breakdown of healthcare professional providers who participated in the program, and includes information on mortality rates and self-reported health status for people living in rural Health Professional Shortage Area counties that were staffed with NHSC physicians. Also provides data on the economic impact for communities with NHSC personnel for selected states.
Author(s): George Fryer, Jessica McCann, Martey Dodoo, et al.
Date: 09/2006
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Robert Graham Center
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National Health Service Corps Fact Sheet for Dental Students, Dentists & Dental Hygienists
An overview of the NHSC loan repayment and scholarship programs for dental health professionals considering employment in a health center and participation in the NHSC.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Network for Oral Health Access
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PubMed Search: Training Support for Rural Health
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on topics related to financial support for the training of rural healthcare providers, including fellowships, scholarships, and loans.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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HRSA Loans & Scholarships
Provides information on HRSA health professions loan repayment, scholarship and loan programs, which help to encourage and enable clinicians to work in underserved areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Scholarship Programs
Provides detailed information about state and federal loan repayment, loan, and scholarship programs available to medical and other health professions students.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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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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State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Lists states that receive matching funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to operate their own loan repayment programs for primary care health professionals providing services in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Last Updated: 7/19/2018