Who We Are

The Georgia Primary Care Association (GPCA) is a member service organization representing 35 health centers. We provide training, resources, and implement strategies to increase our primary care workforce. Our health centers serve over 660,000 patients and occupy 231 clinic sites across 129 counties throughout the state.

Recruitment and Retention

The GPCA Workforce Development Program provides career placement services for physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dental hygienists, and allied health professionals seeking opportunities with our membership of health centers in Georgia.

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Loan Repayment Programs

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps Programs

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps Programs provide opportunities to help eligible clinicians relieve their school debt and help health centers retain dedicated clinicians. Visit nhsc.hrsa.gov for more information.

Georgia Loan Repayment Programs

The Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce offers service-cancelable loan repayment programs for loan repayment programs for physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and advanced practice registered nurses.

Experience Georgia

Georgia offers a wealth of historic culture and diverse landscapes along with warm and welcoming hospitality. Experience our magnificent state from the northern mountains to the low-lying coast, from the booming metropolis of Atlanta to the small rural towns that beat to a slower pace. You will enjoy our relatively moderate climate and well-defined seasons.

Georgia remains one of the fastest-growing states and ranks among the top five in the nation for small business and entrepreneurship. Our low cost of living makes it very affordable for new residences and companies to relocate. Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport makes travel convenient to more than 75 countries and 150 U.S. cities daily.

COST OF LIVING Georgia National
Overall 93.4 100
Grocery 95.5 100
Health 95.5 100
Housing 80.7 100
Median Home Cost $240,400 $291,700

The cost-of-living index is based on a US average of 100. Extraction from 2021 CNN Money | Best Places

Quick Facts About Georgia

Benefits and Compensation

Georgia’s Community Health Centers have provided quality care to medically underserved communities for over 40 years. Our innovative clinic sites offer progressive services and technology such as on-site laboratories, pharmacies, dental, internal medicine, behavioral health, pediatrics, women’s health along with school-based health centers. Join our network of dedicated medical providers and receive real-time experience in primary care while working in a community health center environment. We are here to find the best fit for you and your family, whether it is an easy-going rural area or bustling urban setting.

Our community health centers offer great compensation packages, loan repayment incentives, malpractice coverage, paid continuing education in a team based, patient-centered environment. Contact us at gaphcworkforce@gaphc.org for more information.