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    Repayment/ Ohio

Name of Program:

Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Family Practice, General Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics Psychiatry (General, Child and Adolescent, Geriatric)

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Commit to a minimum of two years of practice at an eligible site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) or Health Resource Shortage Area. In addition, the physicians must work full time, defined as 40 hours per week, at an approved practice site.

Who Can Apply:

Limited to the eligible specialties above.


The application cycle for the Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program is now closed.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program applicants must either be in current practice or in the final year of training at the time of application.

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Up to $25,000/year for two years; $35,000/year for the third and fourth years.

How to Apply:

Additional Information/Comments:

In addition to the application and forms, the following documents are also required: CV or resume, Copy of Ohio Medical License, Background and biographical statements, Copy of waiting room/lobby sign, Practice sites sliding fee scale, if applicable, and corresponding policy. A letter authorizing the lenders to release financial information to ODH, Copies of current loan balance statements, Position Description, Copy of employment contract

Contact person(s):

Name, title:


Agency name:

Ohio Department of Heath


Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program, Primary Care Office, 246 N. High Street - 5th Floor ,
Columbus, OH 43215


(614) 466-7475





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