Resident Physicians

Currently there are 162 KBP participants practicing medicine in KansasIn order to address the need for primary care physicians in rural communities, the State of Kansas has funded the Kansas Bridging Plan (KBP), a loan forgiveness program. The purpose of KBP is to encourage primary care physicians to practice in rural communities upon completion of residency training.

Applications are accepted from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 of each year. The application is initiated by completing and submitting an application form online (opens Sept. 1) at, or at the RHES Kansas City or Wichita offices.

A resident and health care employer match is not necessary to be eligible for participation. A resident who has matched with a health care employer does not have preference over residents who have not.

Wabaunsee County

Last modified: Sep 01, 2015
Apply Online

The application process is initiated by completing an online application form (opens Sept. 1).

Apply for KBP

Paper forms are also available in the offices of Rural Health Education and Services in Kansas City and Wichita. Forms can be faxed or mailed to you.


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