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Advocating for Student Loan Repayment Reform

Mon, December 10, 2018 5:30 PM | Babette Grey (Administrator)

At the Federal Level

The AAOS Office of Government Relations, along with 15 other medical specialties, has given its support to legislation that would help relieve interns and residents of student loan debt. The bill (H.R. 5734), introduced by Rep. Brian Babin, DDS (R-Texas), would allow medical or dental interns or residents to defer their loans, interest-free.  > Read More 

At the State Level

In 2008, New York enacted an initiative called the Doctors Across New York Program  to help train and place physicians in underserved communities in a variety of settings and specialties to care for New York´s diverse population. The program offers two tracks:  the Doctors Across New York Physician Practice Support and Physician Loan Repayment programs. Due to statutory For a 3-year service obligation, there is a maximum amount of $120,000 provided for loan forgiveness. Learn more bout the program

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