IFBF joins Iowa plan to boost number of rural doctors
The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) last week joined with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and medical officials to announce that the organization donated to a public-private program to attract more primary care doctors to rural Iowa.
The program, called the Rural Physician Loan Repayment Program, is designed to help pay off the medical school loans of doctors who agree to practice in a rural Iowa community of less than 26,000 people and in a specific primary care area, including family medicine, general surgery, pediatrics and internal medicine.
When the loan repayment program is fully operational, officials will select 20 medical students...
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