Primary Care Loan. A low-interest, campus-based student loan available to students pursuing study in medicine and demonstrating a sincere desire to practice in a primary care setting. The penalty is severe for altering career plans away from primary care. Borrowers from this loan program must counsel with the OSFA before accepting the loan.
Primary care loan. A low interest loan administered by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It is available to school students pursuing medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, and podiatry. Undergraduate pharmacology students are also eligible. To be eligible for this loan, the student must commit to working in the field of primary care. It was formerly known as the health professions student loan (HPSL).