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Illinois Health Professions Training

Sponsor
Illinois Primary Health Care Association
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

Ashley Colwell
217.541.7309
acolwell@iphca.org

Purpose

Illinois Primary Health Care Association works with partners to provide primary healthcare (MD/DO, APN, PA), dentistry, and behavioral health rotation opportunities in health centers located in medically underserved areas of Illinois.

Student training and rotation opportunities are available to health professions students at community health centers in both urban and rural settings. While completing clinical rotations, students are exposed to multidisciplinary culturally diverse settings, public health issues impacting access to care, a unique patient population and clinic structure and exposure to future employment opportunities.

The association also offers internships and an annual full-day health professions training to expose students to community health centers and underserved medicine before they make career decisions.

Eligibility

Students should be pursuing one of the following health careers:

  • Physician
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Psychiatrist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dentist
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Geographic coverage
Illinois
Amount of funding

This is an educational/training opportunity.

Application process

Contact Ashley Colwell to inquire about training opportunities. If interested in a rotation, initiate contact at least 3 months in advance of the desired rotation date.

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Graduate medical education · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Public health · Illinois



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