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Maryland Department of Health
Office of Population Health Improvement
Community Engagement (Local Health Improvement Coalitions)
Data (State Health Improvement Process)
Health Care Transformation
Local Health Department Funding
Local Health Department Nurse Dispensing
Public Health Accreditation at MDH
To improve accessibility and quality of care by implementing program to increase in health care providers across the state especially in rural areas of the State, areas considered to have health professional shortage and/or medically underserved areas/ population.
What does this program do?
Ensure adequate health workforce especially in the most high need areas.
Market and Administer Workforce Programs (J-1 Visa, State Loan Repayment Program, National Health Service Corps, Preceptor Tax Credit) to expand access in underserved communities.
Utilize data and local community engagement to understand workforce needs.
State Loan Repayment Program
J1 Visa Waiver
Preceptor Tax Credit Program
National Interest Waiver
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Department of Health and Human Service Exchange Visitor’s Program (HHS
National Health Service Corp
Where can I learn more?
Questions or comments may be directed to
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Last updated: 2017 June 29
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464
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