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    Stipend Program/ Tennessee

Name of Program:

Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development Residency Stipend Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Family practice, Internal medicine, Internal medicine/pediatrics, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/gynecology, and Psychiatry

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Year for Year Service. You commit to practice with underserved populations in Tennessee. Your obligation is one year of service for each year of stipend payments

Who Can Apply:

Physicians training in Tennessee residency programs.


We encourage applicants to submit applications throughout the year, but no later than November 1 for first and second year residents. Third year or fourth year residents have until April 30th of their final year to apply.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:


Amount of repayment per year of service:

$35,000 per year for 3-4 years, depending upon the length of the residency program [maximum $140,000]

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply.

Additional Information/Comments:

Unlike state or federal programs, your practice site does not have to be located in a HPSA (health professional shortage area) & we can help you find a site of your choice! Eligible sites are serving or open to serving TennCare patients.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Elizabeth  Walker,  Recruiting and Communications Specialist

Agency name:

Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development


5201 Virginia Way,
Brentwood, TN 37027


(615) 401-7468





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