Service Obligated Programs Database

Doctors Across New York

Summary:The New York State Doctors Across New York is a series of initiatives to help recruit physicians to and encourage them to remain in medically underserved areas of New York State. The program provides for loan forgiveness and practice support.

Agency:New York State Department of Health

Sponsor:New York State

Program Type:Loan repayment or practice support

Length of Service:Three year commitment

Type of Designation Required:Primary care or mental health HPSA; MUA/P; Rural county in NYS with a population of less than 200,000 people; Rural town with a population of less than 200 people per square mile in an urban county; Underserved area defined by the applicant following DANY guidelines.

Minimum HPSA Score Required:N/A

Place of Service Obligation:A general hospital, diagnostic and treatment center, or nursing home licensed by NYS Department of Health; A facility certified but not operated by the NYS Office of Mental Health; A facility licensed but not operated by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services; A hospital or nursing home operated by the NYS Department of Health; A medical practice that is registered with the NYS Department of State as a Professional Corporation or a Professional Limited Liability Corporation.

Health Professionals Supported:Physicians

Additional Information:Must not be fulfilling a service obligation under any other state or federal loan repayment program.

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