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MCRH is a resource that can help match primary care providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and more) with organizations that provide primary care services throughout Michigan’s rural communities.

MCRH has also built relationships with the following organizations to help build and sustain Michigan’s rural workforce:

  • Medical, dental, nursing, and other health professional schools and programs
  • Michigan Rural Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Rural Health Clinics
  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Michigan Health Council
  • Michigan Primary Care Association 
  • Michigan Area Health Education Centers (MI-AHECs)
  • National Health Service Corps
  • Mental health facilities
  • Substance treatment facilities

We are excited to work with you find the perfect match in rural Michigan!

NHSC Site: Proud to serve our community. HRSA National Health Service Corps

NHSC Site Information

Learn more how to become an National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site to help recruit and retain clinicians.

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Job Opportunities

MCRH can help connect candidates to opportunities and rural communities in which to live and work in.

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Loan Repayment Programs

Loan repayment programs offer tax-free funds for qualified health care providers working in approved disciplines at eligible practice sites, in exchange for a service obligation.

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Scholarships through the federal government allows students to pursue eligible primary care health professions training while helping decrease the amount of student loan debt.

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J-1 Visa Wavier/Conrad 30 Program

The Conrad 30 Waiver Program allows each state to recommend up to 30 physicians to receive a waiver of the 2-year home residence requirement in exchange for a commitment of 3-years of service in an underserved area.

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Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSAs) can be areas that have a shortage of primary, dental, or mental health care providers.

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Living in Rural Michigan

Everyone can experience it all in Pure Michigan!

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Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers (CHWs) are now an approved Medicaid provider. We have gathered a few items that may help you in your CHW journey. 

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