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Category Archives: Careers in Primary Care

New Insights into the Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Posted on Sep 26

In 2010 the Massachusetts Health Workforce Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Office, the Division of Health Professions Licensure, and other key stakeholders launched the Health Workforce Data Collection Initiative. The Initiative responds to a growing need for a comprehensive and data-driven picture of   …Continue Reading New Insights into the Massachusetts Health Care Workforce

From an Interest in Psychology to a Career Helping Others Posted on Sep 6

From an Interest in Psychology to a Career Helping Others

This is another in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP). The MLRP works to increase access to comprehensive primary care in underserved areas, by providing up to $50,000 towards outstanding educational loans for   …Continue Reading From an Interest in Psychology to a Career Helping Others

Loan Repayment: Making One Dentist’s Dream a Reality Posted on Aug 6

Loan Repayment: Making One Dentist’s Dream a Reality

This is another in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP). The MLRP works to increase access to comprehensive primary care in underserved areas, by providing up to $50,000 towards outstanding educational loans for   …Continue Reading Loan Repayment: Making One Dentist’s Dream a Reality

The Joy of Helping Others; The Relief of Help with Student Loans Posted on Jul 8

The Joy of Helping Others; The Relief of Help with Student Loans

Learn how one local health care provider is making a difference in helping underserved populations get and stay healthy – all while receiving much-needed relief from student loans. Find out if the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health might be able to help you.

Bringing Healthy Smiles to Framingham: Another MLRP Success Story Posted on May 30

Bringing Healthy Smiles to Framingham: Another MLRP Success Story

Posted by Alexis Donnaruma, an intern in the Primary Care Office at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This is another in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP). The MLRP works to increase   …Continue Reading Bringing Healthy Smiles to Framingham: Another MLRP Success Story

Inspired to a Pursue a Career in Nursing: Another MLRP Success Story Posted on May 9

Inspired to a Pursue a Career in Nursing: Another MLRP Success Story

 Posted by Patty Killoran, an intern in the Primary Care Office at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This is another in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program. The MLRP works to increase access   …Continue Reading Inspired to a Pursue a Career in Nursing: Another MLRP Success Story

Caring for the Underserved: One Physician’s Homecoming Posted on Apr 17

Caring for the Underserved: One Physician’s Homecoming

Posted by Alexis Donnaruma, an intern in the Primary Care Office at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This is the latest in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP). The MLRP works to   …Continue Reading Caring for the Underserved: One Physician’s Homecoming

A Sigh of Relief for One Nurse Practitioner Posted on Mar 27

A Sigh of Relief for One Nurse Practitioner

Posted by Patty Killoran (left) and Alexis Donnaruma, interns in the Primary Care Office at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This is another in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP). The MLRP   …Continue Reading A Sigh of Relief for One Nurse Practitioner

The Nuts and Bolts of the MA Loan Repayment Program Posted on Mar 12

The Nuts and Bolts of the MA Loan Repayment Program

Posted by Beth Baker of the DPH Primary Care Office. The Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP) was implemented in 1990 and is administered by the Massachusetts Primary Care Office here at DPH. The program goal is to provide educational loan repayment as an incentive for   …Continue Reading The Nuts and Bolts of the MA Loan Repayment Program

Making a Positive Contribution Without Worrying About Loan Debt Posted on Mar 1

Making a Positive Contribution Without Worrying About Loan Debt

Posted by Patty Killoran (left) and Alexis Donnaruma, interns in the Primary Care Office at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This is another in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP). The MLRP   …Continue Reading Making a Positive Contribution Without Worrying About Loan Debt