The Support-for-Service to Health Care Practitioners (SHARP I and II) loan repayment and incentive program is providing multiple and sustainable opportunities for pharmacists in Alaska. The program helps to recruit fairly new health professionals to provide services in under-served areas and receive loan repayment for two years with additional years on a year to year basis. Skilled professionals can also be retained through the incentive program utilizing three year contracts and two tier levels for half-time or full-time employment. Pharmacist placements are eligible as Tier-1.
Practitioner and Site Application Solicitation, SHARP 1–Opens April 1, 2019
- The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announces a new SHARP-1 loan repayment opportunity for selected healthcare practitioners in State Fiscal Year 2019. The clinician application form and the employer application form for this solicitation will be available starting Monday, April 1, 2019. All instructions regarding how to receive and complete the SHARP application will be posted online after April 1st at: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/healthplanning/pages/sharp Please note, Pharmacists are in the Tier I category.
- Full Public Notice Posted HERE
Robert Sewell, MA, Ph.D
SHARP Program–Alaska Healthcare Workforce
HPSD, Division of Public Health, Alaska DHSS
Phone: 907-465-4065, Email