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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedFebruary 9th, 2009

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Title

Physician Workforce Enhancement Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to establish a loan program for eligible hospitals to establish residency training programs.

Summary

Physician Workforce Enhancement Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to establish a loan program that provides loans to eligible hospitals to establish residency training programs. Requires that such program be an allopathic or osteopathic physician residency training program in family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine, obstetrics or gynecology, general surgery, preventive medicine, pediatrics, and behavioral and mental health. Requires the Administrator to give preference to hospitals in a rural area or an urban area that is not a large urban area.