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New York AHEC Scholars Program

New York State Area Health Education Center
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis



The New York 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 40 hours of classroom or online instruction and 40 hours of hands-on community-based experiential training each year 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

Eligible applicants must be:

  • Currently matriculated into an accredited allied health or health professional degree/certificate program
  • Able to devote a minimum of 2 hours per week throughout the duration of the 2-year program
  • Interested in improving health quality for all individuals, regardless of background
Geographic coverage
New York
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars.

Application process

Choose the appropriate regional AHEC application link from the program website.

Each region may have specific instructions and deadlines.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Culture and cultural competency · Health occupations · Healthcare quality · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Social determinants of health · New York

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