The program is full for the 2017
year cycle. Applications for the 2018 year cycle will be accepted
beginning September 1, 2017 through September 14, 2017. Please see policy
manual for further information.
The Texas Conrad 30 J-1
Visa Waiver Program Policy Manual contains a program overview and information
on Federal Statutes, State Statues, Texas Department of State Health Services
Rules and the Department of State Applicant Check-list.
Reading and understanding the Policy Manual, including the Rights and Responsibilities, is a requirement for all
employers and physicians.
For a listing of
federally designated HPSAs and/or MUAs please click on the links below:
Another option for
primary care physicians in Texas is the Department of Health and
Human Services J-1 Waiver Program.
do I find a J-1 visa waiver job in Texas?
- The first thing to keep in mind when
looking for a qualified job opportunity is the Health Professional Shortage
Area (HPSA) and Medically Underserved Area (MUA) designation status.
- Not all HPSA’s meet the requirements for the
Texas Conrad 30 program.
- Contact our office to
find out the eligibility status of specific HPSAs.
- Look for regions of the state that would
suit your preference for climate, access to schools, recreation, etc.
- Once you have some idea which regions
interest you and which counties are available, use trade publications,
recruiters, and/or the "AHA Guide to the Health Care Field" published
by the American Hospital Association to help locate opportunities in your