2018 AHEC Scholars Application

AHEC SCHOLARS

For our post-secondary, health professions students, who are currently enrolled in a two-year or longer degree or certification program, we invite you to apply for our AHEC Scholars' program.

 

Qualified applicants will be from the following disciplines:

  • Medical

  • Physician Assistant

  • Physical Therapy

  • Nursing

  • Other Allied Health (At least a 2 year program)

The program offers curriculum designed for students to focus on six core topics that are critical for our future workforce:

  • Interprofessional Education (IPE) or Team-Based Training

  • Behavioral Health

  • Social Determinants of Health

  • Cultural Competency as part of Patient-Centered Care

  • Practice Transformation

  • Current and Emerging Health Issues. 

 

The online classroom activities will utilize an online platform

such as:

  • Google Classroom

  • Kaizen game application

  • Book of the Year forum

Participants will receive 40 hours of training (both clinical and didactic for a total of 80 hours) each year of the program and will interact with other AHEC Scholars across Alabama.

Selected participants will receive:

  • $500 stipend for each year of the program

  • Certificate of completion from SAAHEC

  • Free conference attendance opportunities.

  • Resume building opportunities 

  • Networking & professional and leadership development

 

Clinical training experiences will be inter-professional with at least one other healthcare discipline in an effort to better prepare health professional students to enter the workforce as part of a team.

Sites include:

  • Student Run Free Clinic at USA

  • Veterans Recovery Resources Outpatient Clinic

  • Dumas Wesley Community Center- Mobile

  • Alabama Free Clinic- Bay Minette, Gulf Shore & Robertsdale

  • Camp Rap A Hope & Camp Smile and more

For more information or to apply, contact:

Md Ikbal Parveg,  iparveg@saahec.org

251-809-1562.