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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 508. Regulations Governing the Virginia Physician Loan Repayment Program
5/26/2024

12VAC5-508-50. Eligible applicants.

Eligible applicants for the Virginia Physician Loan Repayment Program shall:

1. Be a United States citizen, national, or a qualified alien pursuant to 8 USC § 1621;

2. Have graduated from an accredited medical school;

3. Be an allopathic (M.D.) or osteopathic (D.O.) physician who is enrolled in the final year of an approved residency program in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine, or already in practice, and who will have completed post-graduate training in an approved residency or be employed or accepted in a geriatrics fellowship when the period of obligated service begins;

4. Have a valid unrestricted Virginia license to practice medicine, a copy of which shall be furnished to the Virginia Physician Loan Repayment Program;

5. Have submitted a completed application to participate in the Virginia Physician Loan Repayment Program;

6. Have no other contractual service obligation unless completely satisfied before the physician loan repayment program contract has been signed;

7. Not have an active military obligation;

8. Be employed or have a contract for employment in an HPSA, a VMUA, an approved geriatrics fellowship, or a state or local institution within a month of the completion of the approved residency program or within a month of the application date, whichever is later;

9. Not have a history of failing to comply with, or inability to comply with, service or payment obligations;

10. Not have a history of noncompliance within any other state or federal scholarship or loan repayment program; and

11. Have an educational loan balance that can be verified.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-122.6:1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 11, eff. March 3, 2010; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 20, eff. July 15, 2016.

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