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Healthforce NH

Do You Have an Innovative Idea?

Health care workforce needs are critical in New Hampshire and require new and innovative thinking to address recruitment, retention, and sustainability. The primary goal of the Innovation Challenge is to promote and support innovative ventures in the health care workforce space in New Hampshire.

There are dedicated advocates and organizations throughout New Hampshire hosting a wide range of programs and resources to help address health care workforce challenges in the state, as below. Our goal is to raise awareness for their valuable work. If you have an initiative you would like included, please send an email to


State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

Point of Contact:

Lead Organization:

Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, NH Department of Health and Human Services


Description of Project:

This program provides funds for educational loan repayment for medical professionals and private practice dentists in exchange for working in medically underserved/Medicaid priority areas of the state. Practitioners eligible for this program include MDs/DOs, DDs, APRNs, CNMs, MLADCs, PsyD, LICSWs, PsychNP, MHCs, MFTs, RDHs, LADCs, primary care RNs, and DD/DMDs.