The Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Health Care Professionals is funded by federal and state funds, and is administered by the UVM Larner College of Medicine Office of Primary Care and Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program.
The purpose of this loan repayment program is to respond to the workforce shortage of certain health professionals in Vermont, thereby increasing access to health care for underserved populations and communities. This program aims to contribute to a stabilized workforce at the specific work site (as identified in application materials) and timeframe.
Eligible professions, practicing and residing in Vermont, include the following:
- Physicians (family medicine, general internal medicine/adult primary care, pediatrics, mobstetrics/gynecology, geriatrics, and psychiatry)
- Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care, psychiatric nurse practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwives
- Physician Assistants in Primary Care
- Nurses (LPN & RN)