Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
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Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network
The Indiana AHEC Scholars Fellowship Program is an
interprofessional educational program for health
professions students that offers opportunities for
hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved
communities, and networking with other students and
This program requires a 2 year commitment and consists of
40 hours of online learning units, along with 40 hours of
team-based community experiences per year.
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
Applicants must be in the final 2 years of a health
professions degree program. Students in 2-year degree
programs are eligible to apply.
Eligible professions include:
- Physician assistants
- Public health practitioners
- Respiratory therapists
- Physical therapists
- Occupational therapists
- Other allied health occupations
Students in an undergraduate prep program are not
eligible unless they are concurrently enrolled in a
health professions undergraduate program. Pre-Nursing
(ASN and BSN) are eligible to apply on the condition of
successful matriculation into a selected program.
Participants must have reliable transportation and
housing in the region(s) where they apply.
Amount of funding
This program is provided at no cost to participating
scholars. Participants will receive a total of $1,500 in
stipends over 2 years.
Allied health · Behavioral health · Culture and cultural competency · Dental workforce · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Nurses · Occupational therapy · Oral health · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Public health · Social determinants of health · Indiana
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