AHEC Scholars

Are You Looking to Lead Underserved Health Care into The Future?

  • AHEC Scholars is a nationally recognized certificate program that can set you apart.
  • The program emphasizes a team-based approach to addressing health disparities.
  • Coursework can be completed at no cost and complements your existing coursework.
  • Experiences include a field trip to an urban underserved or rural health care setting.
  • The two-year program culminates in a graduation networking event with potential employers.
  • AHEC Scholars will provide you with the agile skill set needed to lead health care transformation in rural and urban underserved environments.

 About the WA AHEC Scholars Program

  • 2 year interprofessional program for healthcare profession students across Washington State and Idaho
  • Open to healthcare profession students in specific degree programs
  • And/or asynchronous modules and online meetings with your cohort
  • Community/experiential/clinical training
  • Program administrated by the University of Washington’s Office of Rural Programs and the WA AHEC Center
  • Program begins January 2024

Apply here

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U77HP03022, for the WA Area Health Education (WA AHEC) Program Office and its five regional Centers in the total amount of $740,000 for the 2023-2024 fiscal year (with a 1:1 total match of $740,000 from non-federally funded governmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.