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Michigan State Loan Repayment Program (MSLRP)

Healthcare Industry

State Department and Agencies

Organizations Involved


Occupations Involved

Dentists, General; Physician Group; Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners; Psychiatrists; Nurse Midwives; Psychologists; Occupations Requiring an MSW

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention

Workforce Issues Addressed

Providing a benefit or incentive that encourages individuals to pursue a healthcare profession; opportunity for educational reimbursement


The Michigan State Loan Repayment Program is a state medical education debt repayment program focused on assisting employers in the recruitment and retention of medical, dental, and mental healthcare providers. The employers must be committed to building a long-term primary care practice in an underserved community (HPSA). Providers in the program receive funds to repay their educational debt, in exchange for a 2-year full-time service obligation.

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