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Washington Health Corps

A dental hygienist, a mental health counselor, and a pharmacist at work

Washington Health Corps programs support licensed health professionals in providing care at approved sites in critical shortage areas. 

Many types of healthcare providers are eligible, in a variety of clinical settings. In exchange for loan repayment, participants commit to serving in certain communities for a set period of time.

Review the WHC Program Reference Guide for details and requirements.

Application Overview & Timeline

Provider application will open January 3, 2022.

Step 1: Sites apply and request preapproval status. WSAC reviews site applications and posts a list of the preapproved sites. A full list of the current preapproved sites is below. Site preapproval status lasts for three years, contingent on the site continuing to meet minimum qualifications.

Step 2: Providers apply during the provider application cycle. To be eligible for consideration, providers must be working at a preapproved site, or have an employment contract to start work at a preapproved site on or before July 1.

Step 3: Sites verify the information submitted on the provider's application and provide additional details about the physical site.

Resources for Providers

Program Information

Program Information
 
About the Program
Approved Sites
Frequently Asked Questions

 

Participating or interested sites can learn more on our Washington Health Corps Sites page.

Application Information

Application Information

Applications are currently closed.

Forms for Current Participants

Forms for Current Participants

 

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