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Southeastern Colorado AHEC — Area Health Education Center
Your resource for quality health education.
AHEC Scholars, presented by Southeastern Colorado AHEC. Provides health professions students with a unique learning experience. AHEC Scholars will be nationally known as possessing a desirable set of competencies.
Learning opportunities will include:
•Behavioral Health Integration
•Social Determinants of Health
- Colorado’s response to the
- Opioid Epidemic
- Oral Health: Access to care and primary care integration
- Mental Health: Access to care
- Suicide Prevention
- Health Effects of Oil and Gas Extraction
The AHEC Scholars Program is a two-year commitment AHEC Scholars will participate in a minimum of 40 hours per year of team-based training (that may be a part of their current required curriculum) and 40 hours per year of instruction (in addition to current required curriculum) focused on the six HRSA AHEC Core Topic Areas. AHEC will provide a one-year follow up after graduation or program.
Stand out from other job applicants
Make a difference in rural and underserved communities
Participate while enrolled in a healthcare program
Network with other students
Join a nationally recognized program
Southeastern Colorado AHEC is partnering with statewide colleges to offer this program to list disciplines students. If you are interested and believe you are eligible please apply here:
You may also contact Shanae Gutierrez at 719.544.7833 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.