JOIN A NATIONAL COHORT OF OVER 4,000 AHEC SCHOLARS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

As an AHEC Scholar, you can set yourself apart in an ever-changing and increasingly competitive healthcare system with a nationally recognized program.

 

THIS TWO-YEAR PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS STUDENTS TO:

  • Increase leadership skills and build your professional network
  • Broaden scope of practice and learn strategies to become a better practitioner
  • Understand and address social determinants of health in rural and underserved communities
  • Recognize the role of practice transformation in addressing health and public health issues

WHAT MAKES AN AHEC SCHOLAR UNIQUE?

  • Prepares and promotes a diverse, skilled health workforce in rural and underserved communities throughout New York
  • Flexible and complimentary to existing curriculum
  • Work in team-based environments that foster inclusivity
  • Learn and understand the unique challenges that face underserved and rural New York populations when accessing care and achieving good health status

 

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

  • Currently enrolled in an approved health professions degree program
  • Able to commit to active participation as an AHEC Scholar for two consecutive years while concurrently working towards your degree program
  • Interest in working in a rural and/or underserved area within New York upon graduation

Learn more and apply to join our CNY AHEC Scholars Program:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AHEC_Scholars_CNY