We want to recognize you for the important training you will complete through your degree or certificate program’s required core coursework. With this in mind, Utah AHEC has reviewed the core coursework from all degree and certificate programs listed on the ELIGIBLE STUDENT PAGE to ensure that they cover the learning objectives from all Core Topic Areas. See below for the list of the AHEC Scholars Learning Objectives by Core Topic Area.
|FOUNDATIONAL CORE TOPICS|
Behavioral Health Integration:
Social Determinants of Health:
New and Emerging Health Issues:
As an AHEC Scholar, you will join with a cohort of fellow health professions students in a number of exclusive activities. It is vital for all AHEC Scholars to understand how important they are as a member of the future workforce – and so we have planned required cohort activities that connect you with students outside of your discipline who share your passion AND professionals that want to mentor the next generation of health workforce. All AHEC Scholars are expected to attend all required cohort activities for both years of their participation in the program.
|REQUIRED COHORT ACTIVITIES|
|Attend Annual Fall AHEC Scholars Mentor Dinner||Thursday, October 4th, 2018 6PM — 8PM|
|Attend Annual Fall Utah Primary Care Summit||Friday, October 5th, 2018 8:30AM — 3:30PM|
|Read Assigned “2018–2019 Book Club” Text The Practical Playbook: Public Health and Primary Care Together *text will be provided to all AHEC Scholars||Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 (estimated time commitment: 6 hours/semester)|
|Attend Semi-Annual “Book Club” Meetings||November 1st, 2018 5:30pm – 7:00pm|
|February 28th, 2019 5:30pm – 7:00pm|
It is important for all AHEC Scholars to learn about the Core Topic Areas in an applied, community-focused setting. As an AHEC Scholar, you will be expected to complete 15 additional hours of training per year from a list of approved didactic activities (see below for a sample of approved applied didactic activities). These activities meet learning objectives of at least 1 Core Topic Area and provide local community context. The Utah AHEC will make sure you stay up-to-date throughout your time in the AHEC Scholars Program on all of the exciting training opportunities in your region that meet this requirement.
If you have any questions about how you can add to this approved list of applied didactic activities, please contact Utah AHEC.
|APPLIED DIDACTIC ACTIVITIES (Complete 15 Hours Annually from an Approved List. Please Note the List Below is only a Sample of Approved Applied Didactic Activities)|
|Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration Lunch and Learn Series||Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration Refugee Women’s Committee|
|Utah Public Health Student Ambassadors Presentations||Utah Rural Outreach Program Presentations|
|School of Medicine Student Global Health Conference||Global Public Health Grand Rounds|
|Office of Health Equity and Inclusion Patient Voice Series||Public Health Disaster Conference|
|Rural Health Association of Utah Conference||AHEC HPV Vaccination Trainings|
|Health Insight Quality Improvement Conference||Project ECHO|
We want to recognize you for making the choice to complete your degree or certificate program’s required field training in an underserved rural or urban setting. AHEC Scholars must complete at least 80 hours of field training that meets all requirements for experiential training listed below. With this in mind, Utah AHEC has verified that all degree and certificate programs listed on the ELIGIBLE STUDENT PAGE facilitate opportunities for students to meet the AHEC Scholars experiential training expectations.
|Degree-specific required field training meets experiential training requirements when all of the following are met: