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Hawaii AHEC Scholars Program

Sponsor
Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

808.692.1060
ahec@hawaii.edu

Purpose

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
Eligibility

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:

  • Medical
  • Physician assistant
  • Nursing
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Dental
  • Pharmacy
  • Public/Population health
  • Social work
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
Geographic coverage
Hawaii
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Culture and cultural competency · Dental workforce · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Occupational therapy · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Public health · Social determinants of health · Hawaii



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