Arizona AHEC Scholars Program
Arizona Area Health Education Center Program
The Arizona 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 per year of didactic and community experiential
learning 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
- Connecting communities and supporting health
- Virtual learning and telehealth
- Social determinants of health
- Cultural competency
- Practice transformation
- Current and emerging health issues
Eligible students include medical, nurse practitioner,
pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and
public health students that have applied for or are
currently enrolled in their college's Rural Health
Professions Program (RHPP).
Amount of funding
This program is provided at no cost to participating
scholars. Participants are eligible to receive a total of
$2,000 in stipends over 2 years.
Behavioral health · Culture and cultural competency · Integrated service delivery · Networking and collaboration · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Public health · Social determinants of health · Telehealth · Arizona
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