By Martin Ross
The Illinois State Medical Society and Illinois Farm Bureau’s Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP) have helped 800-plus would-be doctors gain admittance to the University of Illinois College of Medicine and/or educational loans. Learn more about RIMSAP here.
Participants must specialize in a primary health field and practice in an approved rural Illinois community for one to five years.
For details on how to apply, visit www.rimsap.com; write Mariah Dale-Anderson, Manager, Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program, 1701 N. Towanda Ave., P.O. Box 2901, Bloomington, IL 61702; call (309) 557-2538; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The RIMSAP application should be mailed no later than Oct. 1.