State scholarship, loan forgiveness, and related programs: the unheralded safety net.

@article{Pathman2000StateSL,
  title={State scholarship, loan forgiveness, and related programs: the unheralded safety net.},
  author={Donald E. Pathman and Dr Stanley H. Taylor and Thomas R. Konrad and Tonya S. King and Theodore A Harris and Tim M Henderson and Jill D Bernstein and Tina Tucker and Kathleen D Crook and Christian Spaulding and Gary G. Koch},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2000},
  volume={284 16},
  pages={2084-92}
}
CONTEXT In the mid-1980s, states expanded their initiatives of scholarships, loan repayment programs, and similar incentives to recruit primary care practitioners into underserved areas. With no national coordination or mandate to publicize these efforts, little is known about these state programs and their recent growth. OBJECTIVES To identify and describe state programs that provide financial support to physicians and midlevel practitioners in exchange for a period of service in underserved… CONTINUE READING
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