AHEC Scholars is a two-year program comprised of 40 hours of community-based, experiential training and 40 hours of classroom training each year, for a total of 160 hours.
Experiential training includes:
- Job shadowing
- Career coaching
- One summer institute per year
- Immersion experiences in underserved communities
- Participation in a community service learning project
Students have the opportunity to network and work closely with health departments, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and health systems across the state.