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AHEC Scholars

About AHEC Scholars

Do you want to collaborate with fellow students to learn about how diabetes affects healthcare delivery? AHEC Scholars will practice interprofessional collaboration and better position themselves to join a diverse and culturally-competent primary care workforce demonstrating team-based care as an element of practice transformation and achieving more effective patient outcomes.

This two-year program requires a total of 80 hours of classroom-based didactic experience and 80 hours of team-based clinical training and community experiences. Applicants must be entering the final two years of their degree program. AHEC Scholars cohorts begin each fall on the Athens campus.

AHEC Scholars receive the following benefits:

  • $750 stipend
  • Participation in professional conferences and continuing education opportunities
  • Student research opportunities
  • Clinical and community shadowing experiences
  • Rural and Appalachian cultural experiences

Click here to apply.

For more information contact PJ Conrath at or 740.593.2258