Programs

This section highlights past and upcoming programs that correspond to a specific region of the Upper Peninsula. Through various partnership capacities, UP-AHEC aims to increase opportunities to introduce health career opportunities to students, provide health profession students trainings, and offer continuing education credits through educational programs. 

Types of programs:

  1. Pipeline - provides a series of experiences and activities for kindergarten through 12th graders interested in pursuing a health career.
    1. Large scale one-day showcases that bring together a number of health care professionals
    2. Customized programs and workshops in schools and communities
    3. Health Career Clubs
    4. Summer Health Career Camps
  2. Community-Based Student Education (CBSEs) - regional centers identify the number of students and types of training programs in each health professional school, assess site capacities, and assist in identifying clinic readiness and community engagement plans.
    1. Trainings
  3. Continuing Education (CE) - support health professionals by identifying CE needs and connect clinicians to program material via distance technology and assist communities and clinics with retention of primary care providers.
    1. Seminars
    2. Workshops
    3. Certifications
    4. College/university courses

progression of students learning to become professionals to help others

 

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