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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Repayment/ Georgia

Name of Program:

The Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology or Family Medicine with OB, General Psychiatry, Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, and Geriatric Medicine.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Practice medicine a minimum of 40 clinical hours per week in a Georgia County with a population of 35,000 or fewer people.

Who Can Apply:

Must be a citizen of the United States of America or a U.S. National; Be licensed to practice medicine within the State of Georgia at the time the application is made


Completed applications must be received no later than November 1st for consideration during the fiscal year.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Up to $25,000/year for maximum of 4 years

How to Apply:

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Pamela Smith,  Administration Manager

Agency name:

GA Board for Physician Workforce


2 Peachtree St NW, 36th Floor,
Atlanta, GA 30303-3141


(404) 232-7972


(404) 656-2596




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