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New Mexico AHEC Scholars Program

Sponsor
New Mexico Area Health Education Centers
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

505.272.9761
Mward03@salud.unm.edu

Purpose

The New Mexico 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 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
  • Current and emerging health issues
Eligibility

Students should have an interest in rural or underserved healthcare and be currently enrolled in a health professions degree or certificate program in New Mexico.

Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Benefits are described on the program website.

Application process

Contact the AHEC program office to discuss the application process.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Cultural competency · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Social determinants of health · New Mexico



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