Texas - South Texas Plains

Cindy Ellis
Tel: 512-776-2127
Email

The gateway to Old Mexico, the South Texas Plains unites two cultures that share dynamic histories and traditions. Tex-Mex cafes and charming shops line the romantic River Walk in San Antonio, city of Spanish missions and family attractions such as SeaWorld and Six Flags Theme Parks.

Many land changes have occurred in this area but the brush country remains rich in wildlife and a haven for many rare species of plants and animals. Livestock grazing and crop production are the rpinciple agricultural land uses.

This area consists of Medically Underserved Areas MUA's) and Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA's).

All 30 slots for FFY 2020 in Texas have been filled.  The next application cycle for FFY 2021 will open in September 2020.  Please send all inquiries to the Conrad 30 Program Office: Conrad30@dshs.texas.gov or go to http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chpr/j1info.shtm

J1 Contact Information

Conrad 30 Program Office
Texas Dept of State Health Services
1100 West 49th Street
Mail Code 1898
Austin Texas 78756
Phone: (512) 776-6164
Fax: (512) 776-7344
Conrad30@dshs.texas.gov
Texas Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Additional Contacts

Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Conrad30@dshs.texas.gov

The next National Health Service Corps (NHSC) & NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program application cycles open in Winter 2020.  Note that the HPSA scores shown on the Workforce Connector as of the application cycle closing date(s) will be used for each current year.

For the latest information and to sign up to be notified when the next application cycle opens, go to the Loan Repayment Section of the NHSC website at: https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/index.html.  

For the latest information on the NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program and to sign up for email updates visit their website at https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loans-scholarships/nurse-corps/loan-repayment-program.

Cindy Ellis
Texas Dept of State Health Services - TX Primary Care Office
1100 West 49th Street
Mail Code 1898
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: 512-776-2127
Fax: 512-776-4232
Cindy.Ellis@dshs.texas.gov
Texas Primary Care Office

Additional Contacts

Texas Primary Care Office
TexasPCO@dshs.texas.gov
Tel: 512-776-7518
Fax: 512-776-4232

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