Hawaii AHEC Scholars Program
The Hawaii AHEC Scholars Program is a multidisciplinary certificate program for 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 80 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
- Current and emerging health issues
Students should have an interest in rural or underserved healthcare, be currently enrolled in a health professions degree or certificate program, and be 2 years from program or degree completion.
Health professions programs include but are not limited to:
- Physician assistant
- Nurse practitioner
- Public/Population health
- Social work
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars.
A link to the online application is available on the program website.
- Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers, view details
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