SLRP in Maryland is acollaborative effort among state and federal entities and requires a 1:1 matchto the MLARP program. SLRP offers physicians and physician assistants an opportunity to practice in a designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) while also getting funds to help pay their higher education loans. Physicians and Physician Assistants practicing in eligible primary care fields may apply.
PRIMARY CARE SPECIALTIES
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry
Adult, Family, Geriatric, Psychiatry, Mental Health, Women’s Health
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine
Physicians that practice a medical specialty other than primary care may be considered if there is an identified shortage in that specialty
Adult, Family, Geriatric, Psychiatry, Mental Health, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine
Physician assistants that practice a medical specialty other than primary care may be considered if there is an identified shortage in that specialty
An eligible practice site is one operated as a public clinic by any federal, state, local governmental entity or a non-profit medical care facility that 1) treats all persons regardless of ability to pay, and 2) is located in a geographic region of Maryland that the Health Resources and Services Administration has designated as a HPSA (Primary Care HPSA for internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology and geriatrics; Mental HPSA for psychiatry).
Physicians and Physician Assistants who are eligible to apply for participation in the SLRP must meet the requirements listed below. These requirements are included in the SLRP Participant Application and are as follows:
There are two application periods annually: Spring (March 1 - April 15) and Fall (September 1- October 15). A technical scoring sheet will be used to score and rank applications. The following criteria is scored and ranked when reviewing an application:
Up to $50,000 per year for a 2 year obligation
A recipient may reapply for an award after completion of the first 2 year service obligation. A recipient’s total award amount cannot exceed $200,000, or two 2-year obligations at $50,000 per year. There are eight Parts to the SLRP/MLARP application. Click here for the Application Package.
Need Help? Contact:Temi OshiyoyeMaryland Department of Health and Mental HygienePrevention and Health Promotion AdministrationOffice of Primary Care Access300 West Preston StreetBaltimore, MD 21201Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464