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Maryland AHEC Scholars OPEN for Health Professions Students

The Maryland AHEC Program is accepting applications for the next cohort of AHEC Scholars. Bolster your clinical knowledge about rural and underserved healthcare throughout Maryland!


Program Overview

AHEC Scholars is an interprofessional program geared towards health profession students. AHEC Scholars is a longitudinal two-year program that exposes students to interdisciplinary didactic and community-based clinical or experiential training in rural and/or underserved area throughout Maryland. A minimum of forty-five (45) Scholars will enroll each year, with fifteen (15) assigned to one of the regional centers: AHEC West, Central Maryland AHEC, or Eastern Shore AHEC. Students who are from disadvantaged/rural backgrounds, underrepresented minorities, and first-generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply.


Eligibility & Commitment

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in a health professions degree program at an academic institution in the state of Maryland

  • Be two years from program or degree completion in one of the following disciplines:

    • Dentistry

    • Medicine

    • Nurse Practitioner

    • Pharmacy

    • Physician Assistant

    • Psychology

    • Social Work

  • Commit to two years in the program and a one-time program follow-up. Two-year commitment includes the following each year:

    • 40 hours of community-based clinical or experiential training in rural and/or underserved; fulfilled by requirements of your discipline

    • 40 hours of didactic education through interactive online modules and webinars, utilizing Blackboard, and in-person training opportunities on the student’s own time.


Benefits

  • Receive a Maryland AHEC Scholar Certificate of Completion, signifying an advanced accomplishment that enhances knowledge and skills.

  • Become an inter-professionally trained thought leader in your field and create an invaluable network of mentors and colleagues.

  • Work together with other disciplines, learning their roles and responsibilities.

  • Bolster your clinical knowledge about rural and underserved healthcare throughout Maryland.

  • Stipends, if funds are available, for travel, supplies, and educational related expenses.

  • AHEC Scholars receive an AHEC Scholar T-shirt and pin.


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