Information about State Conrad 30 Programs

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Alabama

Alabama Department of Public Health Development
The RSA Tower, Suite 710
201 Monroe Street
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36104
tel: (334) 206-5396
fax: (334) 206-5434
web: http://www.adph.org/ruralhealth/Default.asp?id=882
Alaska
Alaska Department of Health & Social Services
Primary Care & Rural Health Unit
P.O. Box 110601
Juneau, AK 99811-0601
tel:  (907) 465-3091
fax: (907) 465-6861
web: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/HealthPlanning/Pages/workforce/workforce_home.aspx
Arizona
Bureau of Health Systems Development
Arizona Department of Health Services
1740 W Adams, Suite 410
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-1219
Fax: (602) 542-2011
web http://www.azdhs.gov/hsd/visa_waiver.htm
Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Health
5800 West 10th Street, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72204
tel (501) 661-2201
fax (501) 661-2165
web http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/hsLicensingRegulation/HealthFacilityServices/Pages/J-1WaiverProgram.aspx
California
Primary and Rural Health Division
California Department of Health Care Services
1501 Capitol Avenue, MS 8501
P.O. Box 997413
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413
tel (916) 449-5753
fax (916) 558-5494
Main (916) 449-5770
web http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/rural/Pages/J-1VisaWaiver.aspx
Colorado
Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment
Primary Care Office A-5
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1350
tel (303) 692-2470
fax (303) 758-3448
web http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-PSD/CBON/1251618151352
Connecticut
Conneticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, MS # 11 MAT
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
tel (860) 509-7576
fax (860) 509-8457
web http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3121&q=453806
Delaware
Division of Public Health
Delaware Department of Health & Social Services
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
tel:  (302) 744-4555
fax: (302) 739-3313
web http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsm/j1visahome.html
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Department of Health
Community Health Administration
Primary Care Bureau
825 N. Capitol Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20002-4120
tel (202) 442-9168
fax:  (202) 442-4947
web:  http://doh.dc.gov/service/dc-30-j1-visa-waiver-program
Florida
Department of Health
Office of Health Professional Recruitment
4052 Bald Cypress Way, C-15
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1735
tel (850) 245-4446 x2704
fax (850) 922-6296
web http://www.doh.state.fl.us/workforce/recruit1/J1lforms.html
Georgia
State Office of Rural Health
Georgia Department of Community Health
502 South Seventh Street
Cordele, GA 31015-1443
fax (229) 401-3077
web http://dch.georgia.gov/00/article/0,2086,31446711_40949889_154114565,00.html
Guam
Department of Public Health and Social Services
P.O. Box 2816
Agana, Guam 96932
tel (671) 735-7307
fax (671) 734-2066
web https://dphss.guam.gov/
Hawaii
Hawaii State Health Department
Office of Planning, Policy & Program Development
1250 Punchbowl, Room 340
Honolulu, HI 96813
tel (808) 586-4188
fax (808) 586-4193
web http://www.hawaii.gov/health/family-child-health/rural-health/j1visa.html
Idaho
Idaho State Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
tel (208) 334-5993
fax (208) 332-7262
web: http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/Health/RuralHealthandPrimaryCare/J1VisaWaiverNationalInterestWaiver/tabid/413/Default.aspx
Illinois
Illinois Department of Public Health
Center for Rural Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761-0001
tel (217) 782-1624
fax (217) 782-2547
web http://www.idph.state.il.us/about/rural_health/rural_shortage.htm
Indiana
Indiana Primary Health Care Association
429 N. Pennsylvania St. Suite 333
Indianapolis, IN 46204
tel (317) 630-0845 or (800) 809-8460
web http://www.in.gov/isdh/23471.htm
Iowa
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Bldg., 4th Floor, SE
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
tel (515) 954-5674
web http://www.idph.state.ia.us/OHDS/RuralHealthPrimaryCare.aspx?prog=RHPC&pg=PCO
Kansas
Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Office of Local & Rural Health
1000 SW Jackson, Room 1051-S
Topeka, KS 66612-1290
tel (785) 296-8115
web http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/olrh/j-1visa_waiver.html
Kentucky
Health Care Access Branch
Division for Adult and Children Health
Department of Public Health
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621
tel (502) 564-8966 x4005
fax (502) 564-8389
web http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/info/dpqi/ky+j1+visa+waiver+program.htm
Louisiana
OPH/Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health
628 N 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
tel (225) 342-1583
web www.pcrh.dhh.louisiana.gov
Maine
Maine Rural Health and Primary Care
Department of Human Services
286 Water Street, 6th Floor, SHS #11
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
tel (207) 287-5524
web http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/local-public-health/orhpc/j1.shtml
Maryland
Office of Primary Care Access
Health Systems & Infrastructure Administration
Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
tel (410) 767-9829
web http://fha.dhmh.maryland.gov/ohpp/SitePages/pco-j1visa.aspx
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02108-4619
tel (617) 624-6023
fax (617) 624-6062
web http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/provider/guidelines-resources/services-planning/workforce-development/workforce-help/j1/
Michigan
Michigan Department of Community Health
Capitol View Bldg., 7th Floor
201 Townsend
Lansing, MI 48913
tel (517) 347-3336
Toll Free: (800) 479-1666
web http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2945_47635-215486–,00.html
Minnesota
Minnesota Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
tel (651) 201-3850
web http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/j1/j1main.htm
Mississippi
Mississippi State Department of Health
State Office of Rural Health
570 E. Woodrow Wilson Avenue
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
tel (601) 576-7216
web http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/msdhsite/_static/44,0,112.html
Missouri
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Missouri Department of Health
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
tel (573) 751-6219 or (800) 891-7415
web http://health.mo.gov/living/families/primarycare/j1visa/index.php
Montana
Department of Public Health and Human Services
Primary Care Office
Cogswell Building
P.O. Box 202951
Helena, MT 59620-2951
tel (406) 444-3574
fax (406) 444-7465
web http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/primarycare/
Nebraska
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Rural Health
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 95044
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
tel (402) 471-0148
fax (402) 471-0180
web http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/hew_orh_j1.aspx
Nevada
Primary Care Development Center
3427 Goni Road, Suite 108
Carson City, NV 89706
tel (775) 684-4047
fax (775) 684-4046
web http://health.nv.gov/PrimaryCare_Conrad_J-1.htm
New Hampshire
Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance
New Hampshire Department of Health
6 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
tel (603) 271-5934
fax (603) 271-4506
web http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/dphs/bchs/rhpc/visa.htm
New Jersey
New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360
tel (609) 292-1495
fax (609) 292-9288
web http://www.state.nj.us/health/j-1/
New Mexico
State of New Mexico Department of Health
1190 St. Francis Drive, N4100
P.O. Box 261110
Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110
tel (505) 841-5866
web http://www.nmhr.org/nmj1.html
New York
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237
tel (518) 473-7019
web http://www.health.state.ny.us/professionals/j-1_visa_waivers/
North Carolina
NC Office of Rural Health & Community Care
2009 Mail Service Center
311 Ashe Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27699-2009
tel (919) 527-6462
web http://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/orh
North Dakota
North Dakota State Department of Health – Dept. 301
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
web http://ruralhealth.und.edu/topics/workforce/files/j1.php
Ohio
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
tel (614) 466-1629
fax (614) 995-4235
web http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/chss/PCRH_Programs/recruitment/jvisa.aspx
Oklahoma
Office of Primary Care
Oklahoma Department of Health
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
tel (405) 271-8427
fax (405) 271-5493
web http://www.ok.gov/health/Community_Health/Community_Development_Service/Primary_Care_&_Rural_Health_Development/
Oregon
Oregon Conrad 30 Program
Department of Human Services
1225 Ferry St. SE, First Floor
Salem, OR 97301
tel (503) 373-0364
fax (503) 373-0313
web http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/hsp/conrad/index.shtml
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Health Planning and Assessment
625 Forster Street, Room 802
Health and Welfare Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701
tel (717) 772-5298
fax (717) 705-6525
web http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/primary_care_resources/14194/j-1_and_national_interest_waiver_programs/608701
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Health
Cannon Building
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
tel (401) 222-1488
fax (401) 222-2158
web http://www.health.state.ri.us/hsr/professions/visa/j1visa.php
South Carolina
Office of Primary Care
Department of Health and Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbus, SC 29201
tel (803) 898-0766
fax (803) 898-0445
web http://www.scdhec.gov/health/opc/j1.htm
South Dakota
Office of Rural Health
South Dakota Department of Health
600 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3185
tel (605) 773-2679
fax (605) 773-5683
web http://doh.sd.gov/RuralHealth/J1.aspx
Tennessee
Office of Health Access
Tennessee Department of Health
Cordell Hull Building, Sixth Floor
425 5th Avenue, North
Nashville, TN 37247-0101
tel (615) 741-2101
fax (615) 253-2100
web http://health.state.tn.us/rural/j1visa0.html
Texas
Texas Primary Care Office
Texas Department of Health
1100 West 49th Street, G-106
Austin, TX 78756-3199
fax (512) 458-7658
web http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chpr/j1info.shtm
Utah
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Systems
Division of Health Systems Improvement
Utah Department of Health
3760 South Highland Drive
P.O. Box 142005
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2005
tel (801) 273-6618
fax (801) 273-4146
web http://health.utah.gov/primary_care/employment.html
Vermont
Vermont Department of Health
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
108 Cherry Street
PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05491
tel (802) 859-5921
fax (802) 651-1634
web http://healthvermont.gov/rural/programs.aspx
Virginia
Health Workforce Incentives Program Manager
Office of Health and Policy Planning
Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street, Suite 1016 East
Richmond, VA 23219
tel (804) 864-7431
fax (804) 864-7440
web http://www.vdh.state.va.us/healthpolicy/primarycare/incentives/j1visa/index.htm 
Washington
J-1 Physician Visa Waiver Program
Washington Office of Community and Rural Health
PO Box 47834
Olympia, WA 98504-7834
tel (360) 236-2814
J-1 Information Line: (360) 236-2822
fax (360) 664-9273
web http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/ocrh/R&R/j1.htm
West Virginia
Bureau for Public Health
Office of Community and Rural Health Services
Division of Recruitment
350 Capital Street, Room 515
Charleston, WV 25301-3716
tel (304) 558-4382 or (888) 442-3456
web http://www.wvochs.org/dr/j-1.aspx
Wisconsin
Wisconsin Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 2659
1 West Wilson Street
Madison WI 53701-2659
tel (608) 267-7121
fax (608) 266-2584
web http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/health/PrimaryCare/J-1Visa/
Wyoming
Wyoming Department of Health
Office of Rural Health
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 420
Cheyenne, WY 82002
tel (307) 777-6512
fax (307) 777-3623
web http://www.health.wyo.gov/rfhd/rural/Workforce_Development.html

 

 

Alabama

The Alabama J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program allows up to twenty (20) spots for physicians practicing in sub-specialties, with a limit of no more than four per employer. Applications for the program are accepted beginning October 1 of each year, and are accepted on an ongoing basis until all 20 slots are filled. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Alabama J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Alaska

The Alaska Conrad 30 program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine. The Alaska J-1 visa waiver program also accepts applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications for the Alaska Conrad 30 program are accepted as part of an ongoing process throughout the year, until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a physician completing your residency training in J-1 visa status and are considering the Alaska J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Arizona

The Arizona J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, General Practice, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, General Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry. The Arizona J-1 visa waiver program will accept up to seven (7) slots for full-time physicians who practice sub-specialties. Applications for the Arizona J-1 visa waiver program for 2012 are accepted from October 1 to November 30 and review of the applications lasts 10 to 12 weeks. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in J-1 visa status and are considering the Arizona J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Arkansas

The Arkansas J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gerontology, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The Arkansas J-1 visa waiver program also accepts applications from physicians practicing sub-specialties. Applications to this program are accepted from October 1 through September 15 until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a physician completing residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the Arkansas J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

California

The California J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Medicine, General Pediatrics, General Obstetrics, Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry. The program also accepts applications from physicians who practice subspecialties, but only if slots remain. Applications are accepted from October 1 to September 30 on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are a physician completing your residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the California J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Colorado

The Colorado J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry. The Colorado J-1 visa waiver program also accepts applications from physicians who practice in sub-specialties within primary care medicine. There is a rolling deadline for application acceptance, as well as a $1000 application fee. Applications are accepted for the J-1 visa waiver program until all 30 slots are filled for a fiscal year. If you are a doctor completing residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the Colorado J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Connecticut

The Connecticut J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine. The Connecticut J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties as well. Applications are accepted beginning on October 1 of through September 30 the next year, OR until all 30 slots are filled. If you are doctor completing your residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the Connecticut J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Delaware

The Delaware J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or OB/GYN. If there is a visible need, the Delaware J-1 visa waiver program also accepts applications from physicians who practices sub-specialties. Applications for the J-1 visa waiver program must be submitted by June 30, along with a $200 site application fee and a $250 waiver processing fee. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the Delaware J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

District of Columbia

The District of Columbia J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry. The District of Columbia J-1 visa waiver program will accept up to 10 J-1 visa waiver applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties related to heart disease, cancer, cerebro-vascular disease, accidents, HIV/AIDS, and influenza/pneumonia. Applications for the J-1 visa waiver program are accepted on a rolling basis. If you are a physician completing your residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the District of Columbia J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Florida

The Florida J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Pediatrics, General Internal Medicine, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The Florida J-1 visa waiver program accepts up to five (5) applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties full-time. Applications for the J-1 visa waiver program are accepted no later than November 7. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the Florida J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Georgia

The Georgia J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The Georgia J-1 visa waiver program reserves up to ten (10) slots until April 1 for applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties. Applications are accepted beginning October 1 of each year until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a physician completing residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the Georgia J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Hawaii

The Hawaii J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The Hawaii J-1 visa waiver program allows up to seven (7) slots for accepted applications from full-time physicians practicing sub-specialties. For deadline and other information regarding the application process, contact Hawaii’s Rural Health Office. If you are a doctor completing residency training in J-1 visa waiver status, and are considering the Hawaii J-1 visa waiver program please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Idaho

The Idaho J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. This J-1 visa waiver program does not accept applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties. For more information regarding the application process, please refer to their website. If you are a physician completing residency training in J-1 visa status and are considering the Idaho J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Illinois

The Illinois J-1 visa waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Combined Medicine/Pediatrics, and Psychiatry. The Illinois J-1 visa waiver program also accepts up to 12 applications per year from physicians who practice sub-specialties. If you are a doctor completing residency training in J-1 visa status, and are considering the Illinois J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Indiana

The Indiana J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Family Practice, General Pediatrics, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program also accepts applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties, though preference is given to primary care physicians. Applications for the program are accepted all year, on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Indiana J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Iowa

The Iowa J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications for the program are accepted beginning October 1 of each year, and are accepted on an ongoing basis until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Iowa J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Kansas

The Kansas J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, General Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, General Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Psychiatry. The program will accept up to fifteen (15) applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties, if these slots are not needed by primary care physicians. Applications for the program are accepted on a rolling process beginning October 1 of each year, until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Kansas J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Kentucky

The Kentucky J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, General Practice, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Psychiatry, and Internal Medicine. The program will also accept six to eight applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications for the program are only accepted during the month of October each year. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Kentucky J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Louisiana

The Louisiana J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, General Medicine, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept six applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties between October 1 and March 31. On April 1, slots become available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status, and are considering the Louisiana J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Maine

The Maine J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted beginning October 1 through September 15, with review completed within 30 days of receipt of your application. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Maine J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Maryland

The Maryland J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Family Practice, Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, or Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties during June of each fiscal year. Applications are accepted from October 1 to September 30, and processing takes one to two weeks. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Maryland J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Massachusetts

The Massachusetts J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties, though preference is given to primary care physicians. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status, and are considering the Massachusetts J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Michigan

The Michigan J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties, though priority is given to primary care physicians. Applications are accepted until November 30, and if slots remain, the deadline is pushed to January. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Michigan J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Minnesota

The Minnesota J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted from October 1 to September 30. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Minnesota J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Mississippi

The Mississippi J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Mississippi J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Missouri

The Missouri J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Practice, General Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties, if slots are available. Applications are accepted beginning October 1, until all 30 spots are filled. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Missouri J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Montana

The Montana J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties if there is a clear and proven community need. Review of applications is 15 to 20 working days. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Montana J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Nebraska

The Nebraska J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Review of applications lasts about two weeks. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Nebraska J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Nevada

The Nevada J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Practice, Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties on a case-by-case basis. Applications are accepted from November 1 to December 31, and five (5) slots are reserved for emergency staffing needs. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Nevada J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

New Hampshire

The New Hampshire J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties, though there is a priority for primary care physicians. Applications are accepted all year-round, and are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the New Hampshire J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

New Jersey

The New Jersey J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program does not accept applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties. Applications are accepted all year-round, with priority given to physicians working in Family Practice and OB/GYN. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the New Jersey J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

New Mexico

The New Mexico J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are continuously accepted starting on September 13. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the New Mexico J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

New York

The New York J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Family Practice. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties if there is a clear and proven community need. The application deadline is December 1, and decisions are made by March. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the New York J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

North Carolina

The North Carolina J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, or OB/GYN. Applications are accepted on a rolling process, and the facility must be a non-profit. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the North Carolina J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

North Dakota

The North Dakota J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Family Practice, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider certain cases from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted from October 1 to September 30. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the North Dakota J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Ohio

The Ohio J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Adolescent Medicine, OB/GYN, Geriatrics, Family Practice, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties from January 1 to May 30. Applications are accepted from October 1 to June 30 for primary care physicians. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Ohio J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Oklahoma

The Oklahoma J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program only considers applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties on a case-by-case basis. Applications are accepted on a rolling process. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Oklahoma J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Oregon

The Oregon J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept up to six (6) applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties; if there is a proven need, more will be considered. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the OregonJ-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties, though priority is given to primary care physicians. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Pennsylvania J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics/Pediatric Neurology, Anesthesiology, Family Practice, OB/GYN, Child Psychiatry, and General Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted from June 15, until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Rhode Island J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

South Carolina

The South Carolina J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties if it is in the public interest. Applications are accepted in October, and review lasts about ten (10) days. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the South Carolina J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

South Dakota

The South Dakota J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and General Practice. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted on a rolling process. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the South Dakota J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Tennessee

The Tennessee J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Family Practice, or OB/GYN. The program will accept up to nine (9) applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties. Applications are accepted from October 1 to September 1. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Tennessee J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Texas

The Texas J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, General Practice, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians who practice sub-specialties. Applications are accepted beginning September 5, 2012, for the 2013 fiscal year. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Texas J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Utah

The Utah J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties if it is in the public interest. Applications are accepted from October 1 to September 30, on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Utah J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Vermont

The Vermont J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, and OB/GYN. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Vermont J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Virginia

The Virginia J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also consider applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties if there is a clear and proven need. Applications are accepted from October 1 to September 30. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Virginia J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Washington

The Washington J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Family Practice with Obstetrics, Geriatrics, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept up to ten (10) applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted from October 1 until September 30, until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a physician completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Washington J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

West Virginia

The West Virginia J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications fromforeign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties on a case-by-case basis. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the West Virginia J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

Wisconsin

The Wisconsin J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from international medical graduates practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Family Practice, General OB/GYN, and General Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties. Applications are accepted beginning October 1 until all 30 slots are filled. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Wisconsin J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration lawyer.

Wyoming

The Wyoming J-1 Visa Waiver program accepts applications from foreign medical graduates (FMG) practicing primary care medicine – specifically General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Psychiatry. The program will also accept applications from physicians practicing in sub-specialties on a limited basis. Applications are accepted on a year-round basis. If you are a doctor completing your residency training in a J-1 visa status and are considering the Wyoming J-1 visa waiver program, please click here to contact an immigration attorney.

The information provided here is subject to change at any time. Please see your state’s official Conrad 30 program website or the Department of State website for the most current information.