Medically underserved areas exist throughout our region and are found in both rural and urban settings. Practitioners working in these settings know firsthand the importance of their work to the people they serve.
A number of programs exist to support practitioners who choose to serve in medically underserved areas:
New York State Resources:
- Doctors Across New York
- Doctors Across New York – Office of Mental Health
- Higher Education Service Corps NYS Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness Program
- New York State 30
- Primary Care Service Corps
- Regents Physician Loan Forgiveness Award Program
Learn more on the Center for Health Workforce Studies website.