This program offers loan assistance of up to $100,000 to eligible pediatric medical subspecialists in exchange for a three-year, full-time service commitment at an approved facility in an underserved area. Pediatric rheumatologists are encouraged to apply.
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The meetings will focus on legislation affecting rheumatology, including bills on graduate medical education and use of copay assistance funds.
On May 20, ACR representatives held more than 100 video meetings with Congressional leaders about the need to reform step therapy and alleviate pediatric workforce shortages. You can still add your voice by asking your members of Congress to support the Safe Step Act and fund the Pediatric Subspecialty Loan Repayment Program.
Pediatric rheumatologists are few and far between in rural America. Financial incentives, such as loan repayment, may help draw more providers to the subspecialty and the underserved regions of the U.S.
The ACR has joined with a coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents to request $50 million to fund the Pediatric Subspecialty Loan Repayment Program.