Michigan Extends The 2009 Conrad 30 Physician J-1 Visa Waiver Application Deadline

The Michigan Health Council has announced an extension of the deadline for submitting physician J-1 visa waiver applications for Michigan until March 31, 2009. The deadline had been previously set to expire in February 2009. Presently, 7 of the total of 30 spots remain available.

Interested employers, physicians, and physician groups may obtain a J-1 visa waiver for medical practice in locations that are designated by the U.S, Department of Health and Human Services as Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA), Medically Underserved Areas (MUA) or where the J-1 physician will serve a Medically Underserved Population (MUA) for at least 3 years.