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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


The application period runs from September 1 through October 31.

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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