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Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program

Sponsor
Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
Deadlines
Jul 31, 2021
Contact

ahec@iupui.edu
317.278.0310

Purpose

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 professionals.

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
Eligibility

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:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physician assistants
  • Public health practitioners
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Dentists
  • 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.

Geographic coverage
Indiana
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.

Application process

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

Tagged as
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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