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Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Dec 11, 2020

Brittany Thompson


This program gives health professions students in Wisconsin an opportunity to become immersed in Wisconsin's diverse communities and cultures while they explore healthcare delivery in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.

The program offers 4 multi-day sessions at multiple regional sites during winter, spring, and summer breaks throughout the 2020 – 2021 year. Both virtual and in-person sessions are available. Site locations and the learning focus of each site are provided in the program flyer.


All students enrolled in health professions programs throughout the state's public and private colleges and universities are welcome to apply.

In past years, students have come from physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, nutritional science, social work, global health, public health, and physician assistant programs.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The program fee is $250 per participant for in-person sessions. The fee includes housing, most meals, group transportation by van, curriculum materials, and admissions to local museums/points of interest.

The program fee for virtual sessions is $50.

Application process

Additional information is available on the program flyer. A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Application deadlines for 2021 sessions are as follows:

  • Winter session: December 11, 2020
  • Spring session I: January 22, 2021
  • Spring session II: January 22, 2021
  • Summer session: March 15, 2021
Tagged as
Culture and cultural competency · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Wisconsin

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