South Louisiana AHEC Scholars Program
The South Louisiana AHEC Scholars Program is a multidisciplinary certificate program for certain 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 didactic and 40 hours of practice experience 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 education
- Social determinants of health
- Cultural competency
- Practice transformation
- Practical clinical skills
- Systems science
- Models for improvement
- Current and emerging issues
- Regionally relevant topics
Students should have a current interest in rural or underserved healthcare, be currently enrolled in a health professions degree or certificate program, and be 2 years from program or degree completion.
This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars.
Scholars will receive a $2,000 stipend ($500 per semester).
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