Southern Alabama AHEC's Student Recruitment and Education Programs consist of the center's:
High School Programs

  • Promote health career student recruitment and education programs to expand the healthcare workforce in rural and underserved communities.

  • Offer creative, hands-on and innovative health career curriculums and activities for pre-college level students.

  • Provide rural and underserved students with college preparation programs and soft skills to obtain entrance to health profession programs and entry-level healthcare employment

Health Profession/Residents Programs

  • Improve health professions students' practice readiness and interprofessional skills through participation in a two-year Scholar program.

  • Facilitate clinical placements based on their linkages to academic centers, local healthcare resources and community partner organizations.

  • Connect students to community populations to facilitate future engagement and continue providing more sustainable healthcare in rural and underserved areas following their training.