Summary:Regents Physician Loan Forgiveness Award Program is a service-obligated loan repayment program for primary care, internal medicine, emergency medicine, or psychiatric physicians who provide services in a Regents-designated shortage area or shortage facility.
Agency:New York State Education Department
Sponsor:New York State
Program Type:Loan Repayment
Length of Service:Two year commitment with an option for an additional two year commitment
Type of Designation Required:Regents defined shortage areas or facilities
Minimum HPSA Score Required:N/A
Place of Service Obligation:Eligible site(s) in Regents defined shortage areas or facilities.
Health Professionals Supported:Primary care physicians in family practice, pediatric, internal medicine, emergency medicine or obstetrics. Psychiatry is also considered primary care in certain State facilities.
Additional Information:Applicants cannot currently be a recipient of any of the Federal Loan Repayment Award programs.