Arizona AHEC Scholars Program
Sally J. Reel, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN
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
- Social determinants of health
- Cultural competency
- Practice transformation
- Current and emerging health issues
Eligible students include medical, nurse practitioner, pharmacy, and public health students that have applied for or are currently enrolled in their college's Rural Health Professions Program (RHPP).
This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Participants will receive a $2,000 stipend.
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