AHEC Scholars, presented by the Centennial Area Health Education Center, provides health professions students with a unique learning experience. 


AHEC Scholars is nationally known as possessing a desirable set of competencies.

Learning Opportunities

  • Interprofessional Education

  • Behavioral Health Integration

  • Social Determinants of Health

  • Cultural Competency

  • Practice Transformation

  • Emerging Colorado Issues:

    • Opioid Epidemic

    • Marijuana

    • Oral Health: access to care and primary care integration

    • Mental Health: access to care

    • Suicide Prevention

    • Health Effects of Oil & Gas Production

The AHEC Scholars Program is a two-year commitment AHEC Scholars will participate in a minimum of 40 hours per year of team-based training and 40 hours per year of instruction (in addition to current required curriculum) focused on the six HRSA/AHEC Core Topic Areas. AHEC will provide a one-year follow up after graduation or program completion.


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