42 U.S. Code § 288–5a - Loan repayment program regarding clinical researchers

(a) In general
The Secretary, acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health, shall establish a program to enter into contracts with qualified health professionals under which such health professionals agree to conduct clinical research, in consideration of the Federal Government agreeing to repay, for each year of service conducting such research, not more than $35,000 of the principal and interest of the educational loans of such health professionals.
(b) Application of provisions
The provisions of sections 254l–1, 254m, and 254o of this title shall, except as inconsistent with subsection (a) of this section, apply to the program established under subsection (a) of this section to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions apply to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program established in subpart III of part D of subchapter II of this chapter.


(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 487F, as added Pub. L. 106–505, title II, § 205,Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2329; amended Pub. L. 109–482, title I, § 103(b)(49),Jan. 15, 2007, 120 Stat. 3689.)

Another section 487F of act July 1, 1944, is classified to section 288–6 of this title.

2007—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–482struck out subsec. (c) which related to authorization and availability of appropriations.
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 109–482applicable only with respect to amounts appropriated for fiscal year 2007 or subsequent fiscal years, see section 109 ofPub. L. 109–482, set out as a note under section 281 of this title.


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