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AHEC Scholars 2022-2023

Applications for the 2022 AHEC Scholars program are now open!

About the Program: Intended for our post-secondary, health professions students currently enrolled in a two-year or longer degree or certification program:

  • Medical

  • Nursing

  • Social work

  • Nutrition

  • Pharmacy

  • or other health professional programs


Cutting edge curriculum designed with 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

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.


The online classroom activities will utilize an online platform:

  • Google Classroom

  • Book of the Year forum


Clinical training experiences are interprofessional. Scholars will train with at least one other healthcare discipline - to be better prepared to enter the workforce as part of a team.

For more information email or call Marcus Fitts:

(334) 276-3912

Be career ready!                             

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