South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
The South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program is a multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
This program requires a 2 year commitment and consists of 80 hours of classroom or online instruction and 40 hours of hands-on clinical training in addition to the regular coursework required by the degree program.
AHEC Scholars is a program of the National AHEC Organization that is implemented by local, statewide, and regional AHECs. Core topic areas covered in the curriculum include:
- Interprofessional education
- Behavioral health integration
- Social determinants of health
- Cultural competency
- Practice transformation
Preference will be given to individuals who are:
- South Carolina residents
- From a rural background
- Committed to a rural lifestyle
- Committed to primary care
- From an underrepresented minority group
- From a disadvantaged background
A list of eligible student disciplines is provided in the Eligibility and Benefits section of the program website.
This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Other benefits are described on the program website.
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