Summary:New York “State 30” program works with health care organizations of physicians to request a waiver for the 2-year home residency requirement for foreign-trained physicians holding J-1 visas. Physicians are required to practice in federally designated underserved areas.
Agency:New York State Department of Health
Program Type:J-1 Visa Waiver
Length of Service:Minimum of three year commitment
Type of Designation Required:Primary care or mental health HPSA or MUA/P
Minimum HPSA Score Required:N/A
Place of Service Obligation:Sponsoring health care organization
Health Professionals Supported:Foreign trained physicians
Additional Information:The sponsoring employer will support the applicant's effort to obtain H-1B status and will sign all forms required by federal agencies, including documenting services to Medicaid and other underserved populations.