stethoscope.jpgHundreds of newly minted physicians can benefit from a California program that offers them help paying off their student loans in exchange for three years of work in poor neighborhoods.

“At the end of my residency in 2008, my worry was about the kind of work I’d have to find to be able to pay off that $150,000 debt,” said Dr. Jorge Rubal. “For me this grant is a blessing, because it gives me the chance to work with my community where they most need doctors who speak Spanish.”

(Continue reading in Latin America Herald-Tribune)

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