Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
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
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.
This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Participants will receive a total of $1,500 in stipends over 2 years.
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