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Caribbean Medicine has compiled a comprehensive list of J1 Visa information from all 50 states.
More information for physicians with J1 visas:
Due to the many requests for information from physicians with J1 visas, the 3R Net urges these physicians to only contact the locations listed below. For information regarding Health Professional Shortage Areas go to: Bureau of Primary Health Care. A very good source for more information for physicians with J1 visas is the Rural Assistance Center.
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Contact Person: Janice Cook
Office Department: Alabama Department of Public Health
Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Address: RSA Tower, Suite 1040 Montgomery, AL 36104
J-1 Visa: Please visit the Alabama Office of Primary Care and Rural Health website for specific information on Alabama's State-30 and Appalachian Regional Commission J-1 Visa Waiver Programs including policies, required application documents, and other information.
To learn more about the J-1 Visa Program, visit our website at www.adph.org/ruralhealth.
Contact Person: Triptaa Surve
Office Department: State of Alaska DHSS
Health Planning & Systems Development
Address: 3601 C St., Suite 990 Anchorage, AK 99503
Telephone: (907) 334-2640
Fax: (907) 561-3011
J-1 Visa: Alaska participates in the State Conrad 30 program but we do not provide direct recruitment services for J1 candidates. Opportunities for J1 physicians in Alaska are limited. Specialties are accepted.
To request a State of Alaska Conrad 30 waiver recommendation letter, candidates need to:
1) apply for a J-1 Visa waiver through the U.S. Department of State;
2) get a waiver review case number from U.S. Department of State;
3) secure an employment contract with a medical facility in a HPSA, signed by the candidate and the head of the facility, to provide patient care for at least 40 hours per week for a 3-year term;
4) send required information to Mark Millard at the Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services.
Contact Person: Fabian Valle
Office Department: Workforce Programs, Office of Health Systems Development (HSD) AZ
Dept. of Health Services (ADHS)
Address: 1740 W. Adams Room 410 Phoenix, AZ 85007
Fax: 602-542-2011 (mark Attn: J-1 Visa Waiver)
J-1 Visa: PLEASE NOTE: The 3RNet Arizona 3RNet state page/Rural Recruitment & Retention program does not have information about J-1 employment opportunities, waivers, or sites. Please contact the Arizona Department of Health Services, Health Systems Development at (520) 542-1219.
Other Notes: For Federal HRSA J-1 and Arizona State information go the following links: http://www.globalhealth.gov/newguidelines1.shtml
Contact Person: Randall Anderson
J-1 Visa: MESSAGE TO J-1 VISA PRACTITIONERS: Please contact Arkansas hospitals and clinics directly to discuss employment opportunities, do not contact the J-1 Visa Waiver Program. If you receive a job offer, the hiring facility or your immigration attorney will contact the J-1 office to obtain a J-1 waiver on your behalf. Waivers are not issued directly to practitioners. Please do not contact a facility if the Arkansas job description says "Not a J-1 Visa site." NO PHONE CALLS TO THE J-1 /PRIMARY CARE OFFICE .