Offering financial support to PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS
Learn more about how you can pay back your student loans while giving back to your community.
Growing the primary care workforce by SERVING COMMUNITIES
We are connecting dedicated primary care providers to the communities that need them.
Offering support and
opportunities to NHSC MEMBERS
We provide resources to NHSC providers and sites to support their mission.
Students pursuing careers in primary care can receive scholarships for serving communities in need upon graduation and completion of training.
Clinical practice sites can recruit and retain qualified providers by becoming an NHSC-approved site.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that because of the Affordable Care Act, $283 million has been invested in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) in fiscal year 2014 to increase access to primary care services. Read more about how the Affordable Care Act has increased access to primary care.
Allopathic and osteopathic medical students in their final year of school are eligible to receive as much as $120,000, tax-free, in exchange for three years of full-time service (or six years of part-time service) providing primary care at an NHSC-approved facility in an underserved community.
Retention is on the rise. Corps members choose to remain in underserved communities after their service commitment has ended. Tells the whole story on retention, including results of a 2012 retention assessment survey, retention rates by discipline, factors affecting retention and NHSC efforts to support retention.