AHEC Scholars is a program for health professions students interested in supplementing their education by gaining additional knowledge and experience in rural and/or underserved urban settings. This is a longitudinal program with interdisciplinary curricula to implement a defined set of clinical, didactic, and community-based activities. All experiential or clinical training will be conducted in rural and/or underserved urban settings.
Program duration is two years and each year includes the following for a total of 160 hours:
40 hours community-based, experiential, or clinical training in rural and/or underserved area
40 hours didactic education (focused on six Core Topic Areas)