Webinar Learning Series

The Office of Rural Health offers webinars for providers and facilities on workforce resources. Topics vary based on demonstrated needs and suggested topics. Please contact Robert Duehmig | | 503-494-4450 | toll-free 866-674-4376 with any questions or comments.

Upcoming Sessions


2016 Sessions

NHSC and State Incentive Program Updates for 2016

Learn more about what’s available this year and how to utilize these programs to help you recruit and retain providers!

2015 Sessions

Site Webinar: Eligibility for New Workforce Programs
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Oregon provider incentive programs your site may qualify for:

  1. Primary Care Loan Forgiveness Program: A loan forgiveness program for students who receive funding in exchange for a 1-3 year commitment in rural Oregon practicing primary care. Candidates in this program include primary care DO/MD, NP and PA.
  2. Scholars for Healthy Oregon Initiative: Another loan forgiveness program for students who receive funding in exchange for 3-5 year commitment in an approved underserved facility. Candidates in this program include primary care MD, NP, PA, DDS as well as Certified Nurse Anesthetists, Certified Nurse Midwives, Hospitalists and other MD specialists.
  3. Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program: Is a loan repayment program to expand the behavioral health workforce in Oregon serving the underserved populations, located primarily in rural areas and cultural or ethnic communities that are underrepresented in behavioral health services.

Site Eligibility Application
Rural Definitions
Recruitment Needs Survey

Oregon Healthcare Workforce Trends and Wage Data
Thursday, March 12, 2015

For: Oregon healthcare facilities working with underserved populations
Presented by: The Oregon Office of Rural Health
Featuring: Brenda Turner, Occupation Economist at the Oregon Employment Department

Brenda Turner will present the most current data on wage surveys and projected healthcare workforce needs. Join us to find out how your community data compares across Oregon and consider what it means for your recruitment and retention planning.
Health Care Occupations

2014 Sessions

Loan Repayment Programs; Site Information and Updates
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Oregon Partnership State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and The Medicaid Primary Care Loan Repayment Program (MPCLRP), presented by Julie Hoffer, Workforce Services Specialist and Hilary Henderson, Loan Programs Specialist