NEWS & COMMENTARY
This section will feature commentary from our staff, students, and colleagues as well as news on our students, programs, and organization.
Primary Care Loan Forgiveness Program (PCLF)
The Primary Care Loan Forgiveness (PCLF) program is now accepting applications!
This year the program features a new award calculation that will mean larger award amounts for most new awardees. Applications are due January 3rd, 2020.
For more information, including qualifications, service commitment details and program application, visit the program’s webpage, or contact the Office of Rural Health by email at or by phone at 503-494-4450.
Correction to Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Application Cycle Close Date
The June 2020 Oregon Office of Rural Health Newsletter incorrectly listed the Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Application cycle close date as June, 30, when the close date is in actuality July 30, 2020. Eligible providers working at qualifying practice site who wish to have their application considered for the current cycle must submit a completed application no later than 5:00 PM (Pacific Time) on July 30, 2020. Eligible providers are highly encouraged to submit their application as far in advance of the close date as possible. More information, including current and future close dates, can be found on the program‘s webpage.
SHPEP Application Deadline is February 5, 2020
The applications for SHPEP are open with a deadline of February 5, 2020. Attached is a pdf of the program’s tri-fold brochure. Additional information about the program and the online application can be accessed at the SHPEP national website, and more specific information about the UW’s program site can be found here. This is a free 6-week summer enrichment program for first year and sophomore college students from underrepresented and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds interested in health careers. Room and board is free and students are also paid a $600 stipend. Please help us spread the word by forwarding this information to the pre-health students, faculty, and advisors in your networks. I
SHPEP Brochure (2912 KB)
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National Rural Health Day -- November 21, 2019
Join the ORH in celebrating National Rural Health Day on November 21, 2019!
Every day is rural health day, but one day a year, we make it a national celebration! This is our day to celebrate rural and health care—the people in our communities that keep us healthy, support our families and help drive the economies of our communities!