Incentives to Practice in New Mexico

New Mexico offers a variety of opportunities for stipend, loan for service and loan repayment programs. All of the programs are competitive and require applications to be completed.

The New Mexico Department of Health administers the New Mexico Health Service Corps stipend and community contracts programs. The New Mexico Health Service Corps contact is Timothy Lopez, Director, 505-412-2643. For more information about the Rural Health Care Practitioner Tax Credit Program: timothy.lopez1@state.nm.us.

The New Mexico Department of Higher Education offers a range of health professional loan for service and loan repayment programs.

Within New Mexico each year, the National Health Service Corps approves of many NHSC Scholar and Loan Repayment practice sites. Application guidelines and materials may be found at the NHSC Web site.