Arizona Public Health Association

Improving the Health of Arizona's Communities


Lunch & Learn Series: State Loan Repayment Program

  • 08 Jun 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


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About the Presenter: 

  • Ana Roscetti is the Workforce Section Manager for the Arizona Primary Care Office within the Bureau of Women's and Children's Health, Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). Ana has been with ADHS for 10 years. In her current role, Ana provides oversight to 7 workforce programs that provide incentives to eligible health care professionals who commit to serve in medically underserved areas of Arizona. Those programs include the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), State Loan Repayment (SLRP), Nurse Corps, J1 Visa and the National Interest Waiver Programs. Ana assists in site development and provides technical assistance to providers and employers about state and federal program requirements. Ana served as the program resource in the development of Senate Bill 1194 (State Loan Repayment Program for Medically Underserved) signed into law by Governor Doug Ducey on February 24,2015, and int he development of the State Loan Repayment Program administrative rules that became effective on April 1, 2016. 
  • Ana holds an MPH in Community Medicine from the University of Washington, School of Medicine and Public Health, a Certificate in Graduate Epidemiology from the Arizona State University, and a B.S. in Medical Technology from Far Eastern University.   
  • Webinar description:  
Arizona has a critical shortage of primary health care providers, specifically in rural areas. The State Loan Repayment Program helps alleviate provider shortages by incentivizing eligible primary care, dental and behavioral health providers who commit to serve in Arizona's medically underserved areas. This webinar will provide an update about the Enhanced State Loan Repayment Program including program requirements for providers and employers/service sites, and will discuss the impact of the new legislation in recruiting to and retaining providers in the underserved areas. 

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