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      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Select Education
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
    IntroducedMay 7th, 2009

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Title

Future Physicians Serving America Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Peace Corps Act and the National and Community Service Trust Act to increase the affordability of medical education.

Summary

Future Physicians Serving America Act of 2009 - Amends the Peace Corps Act to make Peace Corps volunteers eligible for a year of tuition assistance for undergraduate medical education for each year of service in the Peace Corps. Limits such assistance to a maximum of two years. Amends the National and Community Service Trust Act to provide individuals who successfully complete a required term of full-time or part-time national service an educational award for undergraduate medical education. Makes such assistance applicable to up to two terms of service.