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Healthcare Workforce Development Division

California State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

The 2014 application cycle is now open from September 15 November 15, 2014.

Site applications will remain open year round for electronic submittal at

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Pharmacists (PharmD) Guidelines

The SLRP was congressionally authorized in 1987 under the U.S. Public Health Services Act, 42 U.S.C. 254q1. Click here to view

  • SLRP increases the number of primary care physicians, dentists, dental hygienists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and mental health providers practicing in defined Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
  • SLRP authorizes repayment of educational loans to health professionals, who in turn must commit to practice in medically underserved areas in public or non-profit entities for a minimum of two years and maximum of four years.


There are no announcements at this time.

If you have any current questions regarding the SLRP program, please send all inquiries through the SLRP email address:

SLRP CalREACH Provider Application

The SLRP CalREACH Provider Application is for those providers/individuals who have completed their undergraduate/graduate medical education and who would like to apply for an SLRP application to receive funds to assist with repayment of their educational loans.  The provider must work at an approved SLRP site(s) which are listed in the CES section.

Accessing the CalREACH (Responsive Electronic Application for California’s Healthcare) Provider Application:

Certified Eligible Site Lists and New CalREACH Site CES Application

A Certified Eligible Site (CES) Application must be completed ONLY for New sites or sites renewing their application and who want to be approved as a Certified Eligible Site (CES) . Individuals cannot apply for this application. A site representative must resubmit a new CES application every three-years if they want to continue participating in the SLRP as hosts for SLRP provider recipients.

Accessing the CalREACH (Responsive Electronic Application for California’s Healthcare) Certified Eligible Site (CES) Application:

  • Accepting Year Round Applications!
    CalREACH Certified Eligible Site Electronic Application

    Note:Clicking on the link which will take you to Welcome to CalREACH! Enter as a New User and complete the Registration page. On the Registration page, click on the Program drop down box and select SLRP Certified Eligible Site (CES) Application in the drop down box as this application is ONLY for the Site Representatives who want to apply as an approved SLRP CES.

Instructions on how to complete the provider application is located in the Provider’s and Site Webinar Recording and PowerPoint Presentation below. Please review the recording and webinar as this will take you through each of the application pages.

The approved SLRP Certified Site Lists provide you with participating clinics and contact information. (SLRP does not maintain a vacancy list of broker job placements.)



California State Loan Repayment Program Contacts:

Monique Voss, Program Administrator
Telephone: (916) 326-3745

Elena Takanikos-Corti, Program Analyst
Telephone: (916) 326-3767

Sarah Rutschmann, Program Analyst
Telephone: (916) 326-3717

The SLRP is funded by a National Health Service Corps grant.

National Health Service Corps (NHSC)

The National Health Service Corps is a Federally administered program which is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The next NHSC loan repayment application cycle is scheduled for fall 2013.

Steps to determining a site's eligibility:

NHSC Resources

National Health Service Corps Site Application Contacts:

Carol Petuela, Program Analyst
Telephone:  (916) 326-3716

Richard Creer, Program Analyst
Telephone: (916) 326-3715

Hovik Khosrovian, Manager
Telephone: (916) 326-3734

California Programs

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