Primary Care Opportunities

OTHER CONTACTS:
Florida Academy of Family Physicians
1627 Rogero Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Office of Rural Health & Migrant Affairs
Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services
1317 Winewood Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700

Florida Medical Association
P. O. Box 2411
Jacksonville, FL 32203

THE RUSH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility This fund supports scholarships to UF College of Medicine students with financial need. Preference should be given to 4th year students who demonstrate an intent to practice rural or primary care.

FAMILY PRACTICE RESEARCH PRESENTATION*

Eligibility: Medical students or FP residents for oral presentations at the AAFP Assembly in the following categories: 1) original research; 2) case study or literature review. Award: $1000 (1st place), $250 (runners-up) Deadline: April 1st Inquire: American Academy of Family Physicians Website: www.aafp.org

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS AWARDS – 1ST TIME STUDENT ATTENDEE AWARDS*

Eligibility: 500 word essay why you are interested in attending the National Conference of Family Practice Residents & Medical Students. Award: $600 # of Awards: 20 Deadline: May 1st Inquire: American Academy of Family Physicians Website: www.aafp.org

COUNTRY DOCTOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM*

Eligibility: Georgia residents qualify for funding to obtain medical degrees such as IM, OB-GYN, Peds, FP, and General Surgery. Must practice in Georgia board-approved town with a population of 15,000 or less. Award: $12,000 annually Deadline: April 1st Inquire: State Medical Education Board Scholarships 270 Washington Street SW 7th Floor, Room 7093 Atlanta, GA 30334…

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS

Eligibility: Medical or physician assistant students interested in primary care; from rural backgrounds or underrepresented minorities who will serve in underserved communities will be given priority. Award: Tuition/fees, books plus a monthly stipend. Obligated to practice one year for each year of support in a federally designated health shortage area of the US. Two year…

PISACANO LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION, INC. PISACANO SCHOLARS PROGRAM*

Eligibility: 4th year medical student committed to the specialty of family practice. Award: Up to $28,000 Deadline: March 1st Inquire: Robert Cattoi Pisacano Leadership Foundation, Inc. 2228 Young Drive Lexington, KY 40505-4294 (888) 995-5700 Website: http://www.fpleaders.org