The New York University School of Medicine will provide free tuition for all present and future students, the university announced.
Citing the risk of "overwhelming" debt, it says every student will qualify regardless of merit or financial need.
NYU said financial worries were driving graduates to more lucrative specialities, pushing doctors away from more general positions.
The scholarship covers annual tuition costs of up to $55,000 (£43,000).
A study produced by the Association of American Medical Colleges estimated that in 2017…