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Join the AHEC Scholars Program at TVHC!

The TVHC Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Scholar program is a two-year* longitudinal, interdisciplinary curriculum divided into three components: community-oriented education, clinical training, and community-based hands-on activities that supplement students’ existing health training programs.
Program Eligibility:

  • Interested in Primary Care and Community Health
  • Motivated to address health needs in vulnerable, disadvantaged communities
  • Enrolled in a health professions program with clinical training requirements.

By joining the program, participants will gain clinical exposure, impactful mentorship, and receive a certificate in Community Health.

Eligible Major Programs Include:

  • Nursing (LVN/RN)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Educator 

For questions or to see if you qualify, contact TVHC Director of Strategic Partnerships and External Affairs Caroline Sison at

To learn more about the AHEC Scholars Program, click here.

*One-year option for medical assistants and community health workers

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