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AHEC Activities

Educating and recruiting

students to health professions from K-12 schools

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AHEC Activities

Educating health professions students

in the rural and underserved communities of Hawaii, often in multiprofessional teams

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AHEC Activities

Recruiting health care professionals

to rural and underserved areas and providing continuing education

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AHEC Activities

Providing community based and community driven education

for all underserved groups in Hawaii.

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News

1309, 2016

KHON2 – Hawaii still plagued by doctor shortage

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1309, 2016

Hawaii News Now – Hawaii making progress in addressing ongoing doctor shortage

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1309, 2016

UH News – Doctor supply grew but statewide shortage is still apparent

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1309, 2016

Apply Now: 2017 NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

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S2S Loan Repayment Program

One Month Left to Apply!

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides up to $120,000 to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least 3 years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.

Application Guidance

2017 Application and Program Guidance (PDF – 491 KB) has the detailed information you need to apply. Please read carefully before you start your application.

Accepting applications through October 13, 7:30 p.m. ET

Benefits

Students to Service loan repayment award recipients receive up to $120,000 (tax free) for at least three years of full-time service at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional
Shortage Area (HPSA) of greatest need
. Upon completion of residency for medical students (dental residency is encouraged but not required), recipients serve as primary care providers in an NHSC-approved site in a HPSA of greatest need.

Technical Assistance

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Access the NHSC S2S Program Application Webinar Recording

Technical Assistance Call & Online Chat

Thursday, September 29 from 7-9 p.m. ET

Link:
https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/nhscs2s

Number: 1-888-324-4392

Passcode:
1058390


Get Started!

The program is expected to be competitive. Please note that applicants who have federally-serviced loans will need to create a FSA ID before beginning the application process.

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National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Apply Now

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Download the Application and Program Guidance


Students to Service Program

Program Overview

Fact Sheet

For New Members

Frequently Asked Questions


Factors for Determining an NHSC Award

VIDEO: Learn factors used to determine NHSC awards.


NHSC Jobs Center
909, 2016

Geriatric Care ECHO Calendar

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1808, 2016

2017 NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle is Now Open!

1407, 2016

National Health Service Corps Poster

National Health Service Corps Poster

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1307, 2016

New National Health Service Corps Poster

Visit www.nhsc.hrsa.gov to learn more about the

National Health Service Corps.

606, 2016

Save the Date

  • The 2016 Hawaii Health Workforce Summit will be from 8:30-5:30 on Saturday September 10, 2016.
  • Free registration for physicians, same day travel from neighbor island physicians provided.
  • Career recruiters and financial planning sessions available.
Register Now: https://2016hawaiisummit.eventbrite.com

Topics to be covered include:

  • Payment changes: MACRA, MIPS and Local Capitation model
  • How to maximize happiness in your practice
  • Provider Empowerment
  • EHR: Data Security and the Community Neighborhood
  • Oral Health topics: Medical-Dental Integration, Sustainability, and Inter-Professional Leadership; Oral Health: Where Are We Falling Short?; Virtual Dental Home and Community Dental Health Coordinators
  • Geriatrics:Practice Transformation-Innovative Models that Achieve Quality Measures;
  • Having the Conversation (and how to get paid for it): POLST Workshop; Managing Successful Transitioning Home
  • Rural Health: Telehealth Updates; Project ECHO; Community Health Worker and Community Paramedics; Advocacy training
  • Interprofessional education and a Geriatric Simulation Exercise
  • How to apply for a job: cover letter, CV writing, interviewing skills
  • Financial planning 101; Retirement planning
2405, 2016

Faculty Loan Repayment Program

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Faculty Loan Repayment Program

Application cycle is open

The 2016 Faculty Loan Repayment Program application cycle is now open and will close on June 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Read the 2016 Application and Program Guidance (PDF – 374 KB) carefully before you start your 2016 Faculty Loan Repayment Program application.


Technical Assistance

Participate in the Faculty Loan Repayment Program Technical Assistance Conference Call:

Date/Time: June 9 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET Dial-in: 1-888-982-4610 Passcode: 2741206


About the program

The Faculty Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment to individuals who have an interest in pursuing a career as a faculty member in a health professions school. Program applicants must be from a disadvantaged background, have an eligible health professions degree or certificate, and have an employment commitment as a faculty member at an approved health professions institution for a minimum of two-years.

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Benefits

Program participants receive funds (up to $40,000 for two-years of service) to repay the outstanding principal and interest of qualifying educational loans. The qualifying educational loans must be obtained prior to the application deadline of June 30, 2016.


Funding Preferences

To obtain funding preference an applicant must:

  • Be employed full-time or part-time at an eligible health professions school
  • Submit a written agreement that the school will match the award payment from the Faculty Loan Repayment Program

Apply Now

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Video: 2016 Faculty Loan Repayment Program


Learn More Application and Program Guidance (PDF – 374 KB)

Faculty Loan Repayment Fact Sheet (PDF – 240 KB)


Questions?

1-800-221-9393 (TTY: 1-877-897-9910)

Weekdays (except Federal holidays), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET