AMNews: May 12, 2008. Harvard offers discount on med school tuition … American Medical News

AMNews: May 12, 2008. Harvard offers discount on med school tuition … American Medical News
In March, Harvard announced that students whose families earn $120,000 or less a year will get up to $12,500 off the annual $65,000 cost of tuition and living expenses. The program will start with the 2008-09 academic year.

Wow.  How long does it take to pay off that debt?  Does anyone know Harvards’ percentage of grads going into primary care?  I think there’s be a correlation…

So, you want the Navy to pay for your Med School

I went through medical school on a Navy scholarship, through the HPSP Program

AFHPSP offers qualified students full tuition for school, a monthly stipend, and reimbursement for books and various required equipment and fees. In return, students serve as active duty medical, dental or medical service corps officers (for a minimum of three years). Scholarship recipients also attend a 45-day (consecutive days) Active Duty for Training (AT) tour for every year of scholarship awarded. The ATs range from a required Officer Indoctrination School (OIS) Newport, Rhode Island to numerous choices of rotations at military facilities. During AT, students serve on Active Duty in the rank of Ensign with all attendant obligations, benefits and respect of the rank.

Hint: Ensigns don’t get much respect, but it gets better with time.
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