Adirondack Health Institute News

Primary Care Service Corps (PCSC) program funding announced

Register for informational webinar by December 31

The Department of Health (DOH) announced additional funding for the Primary Care Service Corp program. The PCSC is a state and federally funded program that provides loan repayment to non-physician clinicians who commit to practicing in the State’s Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in return for a two- or four-year service obligation.

Eligible clinicians include general and pediatric dentists and dental hygienists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants providing primary care, certified nurse midwives, clinical psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and licensed mental health counselors. See the DOH website for program details, including an application.

A webinar for applicants will be held on Tuesday, January 6th. Interested parties must register for the webinar by 5 pm, December 31.

Please note the following important dates:

December 31, 2014 by 5:00 PM Webinar Registration email
January 6, 2015 at 10:00 AM Webinar
January 14, 2015 Questions from Webinar will be posted
January 31 through March 31, 2015 Applications accepted on a rolling basis

 

 For more information, contact sch_loan@health.ny.gov.