25th Anniversary Voluntary Faculty Conference

Community health professionals who dedicate their time as a University of Kentucky appointed Voluntary Faculty are, in part, preparing students to deliver health care to Kentucky. These providers are a...

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2018 College of Medicine Convocation Award

Each year the College of Medicine and the UK Area Health Education Center recognize a voluntary faculty preceptor that demonstrates commitment to providing quality education for UK medical students. Selection...

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2017 AHEC Offices Holiday Closing Schedule

UK Central Office/Lexington                     December 25, 2017 – January 1, 2018U of L Central Office/Louisville                 December 25, 2017 – January 1, 2018 Regional AHEC OfficesNorth Central AHEC/...

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AHEC Offices Holiday Closing Schedule

UK Central Office/Lexington                       December 26, 2016 – January 2, 2017UofL Central Office/Louisville                     December 26, 2016 - January 2, 2017 Regional AHEC OfficesSoutheast AHEC/...

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2016 Voluntary Faculty Preceptor Award

Each year the UK Area Health Education Center recognizes a medical provider that is identified via student evaluations as an outstanding preceptor for their dedication to the voluntary faculty program. ...

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2016 Summer Camp Recap

This past summer, the University of Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC) sponsored the four-week Summer Enrichment Program Camp for rising high school juniors and the two-week Health Researchers Youth...

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Appalachian Health and Well-Being Forum Focuses on Southeastern Kentucky

As Southeastern Kentucky works to address well-documented and long-standing regional disparities in health and well-being, scientists from the University of Kentucky and the National Institute of Environmental...

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From AHEC Health Career Campers to Wildcats

Established in 2005, the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Pipeline Program works to further the interest of students in health professions. One of the goals of AHEC is to increase the number of health care...

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Posted - Jun 17Read More

How Medical Students Learn in Swaziland

The Community Faculty Program at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its 22nd Annual Community Faculty Conference for community faculty, campus faculty colleagues, administration,...

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Posted - Apr 15Read More

Former UK AHEC camper Stella Achenjang on "Global Health" winning team!

Global Health Case Competition Tackles Child Obesity in Mexico

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AHEC Summer Camp Applications Open to High School Sophomore, Juniors Interested in Health Careers

The University of Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is now accepting applications for its 2016 Summer Health Career programs for high school-age students aspiring to enter the health profession....

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Posted - Jan 14Read More

Marin Appointed to Board of Directors at Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

Carlos Marin, assistant dean for community and cultural engagement at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the Foundation for a Healthy...

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AHEC Campers Try Out Careers in Medicine, Research at UK

Positioned beside a large poster and wearing a short white lab coat, high school student Julie Volpeheim rationalized findings from a study on Kawasaki’s Disease in the UK College of Pharmacy Atrium. Volpeheim...

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AHEC Conference Strengthens Partnerships with Community Faculty

The number of community health care professionals teaching University of Kentucky students and conducting field research continues to grow every year. Currently, more than 1,900 providers located in the state...

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Posted - Jan 30Read More

AHEC Summer Camp Application Site Open!

Summer Health Career Camps Application Site

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Posted - Jan 27Read More