AHEC Scholars

The DC AHEC Scholars Program recruits, trains, and retains health professions students for primary care careers in underserved settings.

Upon completion of the AHEC Scholars program, participants are awarded a certificate and earn recognition as distinguished AHEC scholars of a nationally-syndicated program.

Didactics and clinical experiences support the following six (6) Core Topics:

  • Interprofessional Education
  • Behavioral Health Integration
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Practice Transformation
  • Current and Emerging Health Issues


The AHEC Scholars Program is open and available to students of the following institutions:

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • Howard University School of Medicine
  • George Washington University School of Medicine