Student Loan Forgiveness for Emergency Medicine Physicians after COVID19

Student Loan Forgiveness for Emergency Medicine Physicians after COVID19

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Help us help our ER Physician Heroes -  with your support for getting their Student Loans forgiven! We owe them at least this much as a country. 

USA is facing one of its most challenging public health crisis in over a century, with COVID19. With a planet that’s so connected, this will most likely become a common occurrence in the coming years.  

Choosing to be an Emergency Medicine Physician takes a certain kind of gumption. ER Physicians have always been brave, but even more so now. We are seeing them suit up in whatever is available to protect themselves (or not). They work hours on end, they cry, they hold hands of the dying, their faces are scarred from wearing masks for long hours. Then they go home and worry about bringing infections to their family. And then they do it all over again everyday, day and night, over and over and over. It is hard to put all their sacrifices into a few words. 

The sad part is getting a medical education in the USA, hard as it is, has also become extremely expensive and out of reach. Many owe loans as high as $300,000 - $400,000 or more and will spend most of their life paying back these loans, along with other growing financial responsibilities of life. 

The Government has loan forgiveness programs for various other types of physicians - but not any/ or many for Emergency Room Physicians.

This pandemic will leave emotional scars on most ER doctors. The least we can do as a country is to forgive their student loans. 

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