The nationwide HRSA/AHEC branded certificate program
to prepare and promote a diverse, skilled primary care workforce in rural and underserved communities

Deadline for 2020-2022 SEATTLE cohort applications extended to 9/14/2020.

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.
  • WWAMI AHEC Scholars will provide you with the agile skill set needed to lead health care transformation in rural and urban underserved environments.


 About the WWAMI AHEC Scholars Program

  • 2 year interprofessional program for healthcare profession students across Washington State and Idaho
  • Open to healthcare profession students in a degree or certificate program
  • 6 campus evening classes per year in one of 6 campus locations
  • And/or asynchronous modules and online meetings with your cohort
  • Inter-professional community/experiential/clinical training through your primary program, service learning or our community project
  • Program administrated by the University of Washington’s Office of Rural Programs and the WWAMI AHEC Center
  • New cohorts begin Fall 2020!