Des Moines

Up to $20,000/Year for D.D.S

If you are a Dentist and willing to sign a contract committing two years of full-time primary care clinical services in a public or nonprofit entity located in a Federally-designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) in Iowa, you can receive up to $20,000 of loan forgiveness. The Iowa PRIMECARRE Loan Repayment Program requires that all applicants be a US citizen, licensed to practice in Iowa, and have Medical education-related debts. Contact Bureau of Health Care Access, Attn: Patricia Kehoe, PRIMECARRE Coordinator, 321 E. 12th Street, 5th Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319; 515-281-7689, 800-308-5986; Continue reading

$90,000 Loan Repayment Assistance

This program is opened for Osteopathic Physicians only – 3rd year resident or beyond. Participants must agree to practice in primary care and work in a shortage area for four years. The Student Community Primary Care Initiative (SCPCI) will pay up to $90,000 of student loan debt to loans of the physician’s choice. Contact SCPCI/Financial Aid Office, Attn. Charlene Marinaro, Program Coordinator, 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312; 515-271-1671; Continue reading