SummaryThe comprehensive guide on dealing with student loans for physicians, written to concisely cover a complex topic and give you (the premed, medical student, resident, or attending physician) the tools and background you need to handle the big investment you've made in yourself.
— Borrowing less and minimizing interest accrual during school
— How Federal Loans Work & Federal Repayment Options
— Income-driven repayment (IBR, PAYE, REPAYE, and ICR)
— Federal “Direct” Consolidation
— Forbearance & Deferment
— Public Service Loan Forgiveness
— Maximizing PSLF
— Long-Term Loan Forgiveness & Loan Repayment Programs (LRP)
— Private Refinancing
— Taxes & Retirement
This is the only complete up-to-date book-length treatment of student loans currently available, and it's doubly unique as the only one written specifically for doctors by a fellow doctor.
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Last revised: July 19, 2018.