Here you will find resources to aid your experience as an AHEC Scholar.
Your community rotation hours can come from your original institution. If you have trouble finding a facility in which you can earn your hours, please contact us at email@example.com so we can provide you with an opportunity.
Cultural competent care seeks to deliver care that adapts to each patient’s social, cultural and linguistic needs.
Social determinants of health are the aspects of society beyond healthcare that affect health outcomes.
The opiate epidemic has been constantly in the news for the past several years. But, what does that really mean?
In this unit, we will discuss the importance of interprofessional collaboration in healthcare and how your professional ethics and values underlie this collaboration.
As you have seen, we have many opportunities to provide better care. But how do we actually improve care to better the health of our patients and our community?
Behavioral health is an essential part of primary care with over 60% of patients having a behavioral health need at any one time. Yet, we know there are huge gaps in the quality of behavioral services.
The VRHA is a nonprofit organization working for the 2.5 million people who call rural Virginia their home. Their mission is to improve the health of rural Virginians through education, advocacy, and fostering cooperative partnerships.
As an AHEC Scholar, you are able to receive a paid membership to the VRHA, providing various perks, updates, and opportunities.
As AHEC Scholars, your student members to the VRHA are paid for by us. You will, have a free pass to the annual conference,
receive their weekly updates on state and national rural health updates, and have access to workshops and other events that will help you acquire tools to help advocate for the communities in which you wish to serve.
Sign up for the Virginia Student Registry to receive updates on various resources that can aid you in becoming a health professional. From scholarships to loan repayment and everything in between, the Virginia AHEC team has your back!