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University of Colorado Training And Scholarships Rural Physicians

Concerning the rural track in the university of Colorado school of medicine, and, in connection therewith, requiring the school to provide training and scholarships to students who commit to practicing medicine for a certain period of time in a rural or frontier area that is also a primary care health professional shortage area.
2019 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill requires the university of Colorado school of medicine (school) to provide scholarships to students who:

  • Will complete clinical studies in a rural or frontier area in Colorado;
  • Have demonstrated financial need; and
  • Have committed in writing to living and serving as physicians in rural or frontier areas in Colorado that are also primary care health professional shortage areas for at least 4 years following the completion of their residency training.

The bill requires the school to submit an annual written report to the education committees of the house of representatives and senate concerning the operation of the school's rural track during the preceding academic year.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details