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(07/30/2007) The 2007 NHSC Awards of Excellence entries have been received and are being reiviewed. Awards will be made soon.

(08/13/2007) The NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS ANNUAL SCHOLARS ORIENTATION CONFERENCE was held August 9-11, 2007 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel, Tampa, Florida.

(04/16/2007) 2007 NHSC Awards of Excellence Entry forms were mailed. The Award recognized the collaborative efforts of clinic administrators, clinicians, support staff, and the communities who have worked tirelessly to improve the health of our Nation’s underserved. The Awards of Excellence is self-nominating. Therefore, you may nominate your site by completing the entry form. The winners in each of the three budget categories will receive a framed certificate, be featured in NHSC newsletters and on the website, and be supplied with award recognition stickers that may be placed on mailings, documents, and promotional material. The winners will be announced after July 2007.

This Award is our way of recognizing the dedication and hard work of NHSC sites and clinicians towards improving the health of the underserved in your community. We hope you will consider nominating your site this year. If you have any questions please contact Albert Perrine.

10/20/2006)-The National Health Service Corps '“NHSC Annual Loan Repayors Orientation Conference, 35 Years of Excellence: Access Today for Healthier Communities Tomorrow” was held October 12-15, 2006 at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, McLean, VA.

(08/01/06) 2006 NHSC Awards of Excellence —The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2006 NHSC Awards of Excellence. This award acknowledges excellence in the provision of comprehensive and competent primary health care and recognizes the combined efforts among site administrators, clinicians, and communities to improve the health of the Nation’s underserved. Winners are:

Please join us in congratulating the staff of these practices for their exceptional work in bringing health and hope to their respective communities. They exemplify the ideals and the mission of the NHSC, and we are grateful for all that they do.

(07/19/2006) The National Health Service Corps’ “NHSC Annual Loan Repayors Orientation Conference, 35 Years of Excellence: Access Today for Healthier Communities Tomorrow” was held September 14-17, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA.

(04/28/2006) NHSC Annual Scholars Conference-“35 Years of Excellence: Access Today for Healthier Communities Tomorrow” was held in Reston, VA, August 10-13, 2006.

(02/23/2006) State Primary Care Office Annual Meeting was held on March 20-22, 2006. The meeting was organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr). The BHPr Shortage Designation Branch (SDB) and Division of the National Health Service Corps (DNHSC) coordinated the meeting which covered various policies, procedures and program updates impacting State Primary Care Offices (PCO). The State PCO Annual meeting was held at the Hyatt Dulles in Herndon, Virginia.

(02/16/2006) Preparing for the Challenge: Life During Residency Conference to be held May 12-13, 2006 at the Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill in Bethesda, Maryland designed exclusively for NHSC physician Scholars graduating from medical school and preparing to enter the next phase of their training in residency. Participants will learn strategies and gain tools that will enhance their experience in preparation for the realities of successful practice as a National Health Service Corps Clinician serving the underserved. Participation is strongly encouraged in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

(08/10/2005) National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Opportunities List NOW AVAILABLE for Scholars in the 2006 Placement Cycle and individuals interested in applying for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 NHSC Loan Repayment Program (LRP)


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Certified Nurse-Midwives Attentive to Mothers in Iowa and Illinois

The Maternal Health Center (MHC) of Bettendorf, Iowa, cares for women and infants, regardless of their ability to pay. It serves the Quad City area of Bettendorf and Davenport on the Iowa side and Moline and Rock Island on the Illinois side. The center relies heavily on the skills of its certified nurse-midwives (C.N.M.s) to provide personalized attention and care.

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