AHEC Activities

Educating and recruiting

students to health professions from K-12 schools

AHEC Activities

Educating health professions students

in the rural and underserved communities of Hawaii, often in multiprofessional teams

AHEC Activities

Recruiting health care professionals

to rural and underserved areas and providing continuing education

AHEC Activities

Providing community based and community driven education

for all underserved groups in Hawaii.

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2503, 2020

Get Nurse Corps Scholarship Application Help!

The 2020 Nurse Corps Scholarship Program application cycle is now open! Nurse Corps Scholarship Program staff will be available to address any questions regarding the program components, requirements, and obligations, as well as to support you as you complete the application process. Don’t miss these unique opportunities!

Click here: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/loans-scholarships/nurse-corps/application-program-guidance.pdf

2503, 2020

NHSC Scholarship Application: Preparing Your Documents & Application Help!

If you plan to submit a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program application, we encourage you to gather the following documentation, which is detailed on pages 41-43 of the Application and Program Guidance.

Click here for more info: https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/NHSC/scholarships/nhsc-scholarship-application-program-guidance.pdf Applica=&utm_campaign=NHSC+Scholarship+Application%3A+Preparing+Your+Documents+&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

1203, 2020

2020 NHSC Scholarship Program Accepting applications through Thursday, April 23, 2020

Today, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) released the 2020 Application and Program Guidance for the NHSC Scholarship Program. The application cycle closes on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 7:30 PM ET.

The NHSC Scholarship Program provides scholarships to health profession students pursuing careers as primary care providers in exchange for their commitment to serve in high-need, underserved communities. The scholarship includes tax-free payment of tuition, required fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a taxable monthly living stipend.

After completion of graduation/training, recipients fulfill their service commitment at one of more than 20,000 NHSC-approved sites throughout the nation and its territories. Each scholar serves for a minimum of two years and receives one year of financial support (up to four years) for each year of service at an NHSC-approved site found on the Health Workforce Connector.

Eligibility includes:

U.S. Citizen (either U.S. born or naturalized) or U.S. National
Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in an eligible discipline: Physician, Dentist, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife, Physician Assistant
Attending or accepted to attend an accredited school
Located in a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory
Eligible for federal employment
Not have an existing service obligation
Submit a complete application
Application Help
Learn more about the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program and application process.

NHSC Scholarship Application Webinar
Wednesday, March 25
2:00 – 3:30 PM ET
Dial-in: 800-857-1286
Passcode: 9629152
Access Link
NHSC Scholarship Application Online Q & A Session #1
Tuesday, April 7
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Access Link

NHSC Scholarship Application Online Q & A Session #2
Monday, April 20
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Access Link

903, 2020

Medical Problem Solving Course/Medical Diagnosis and Treatment course- Now Open!

A 3-week Medical Problem Solving Course is open to students from select schools that have a JABSOM faculty sponsor – namely, Kamehameha, Iolani, Punahou, St. Andrews Priory, and Kaiser. Registration is via the sponsored school’s summer school program.


The 1- week Medical Diagnosis and Treatment course is a UH Outreach College course that is taught by faculty in the Office of Medical Education. Interested students may register through Outreach College. Needs based scholarship is also available.


403, 2020

Biomedical Symposium at JABSOM, abstracts due on March 15

The abstract/poster registration link is: http://biosymp.jabsom.hawaii.edu/index.php/2020/01/16/registration-and-abstract-submission/

The meeting and agenda link is: https://jabsom.hawaii.edu/admin/dir-rge/research-events/annual-symposium/

The meeting is April 16 and 17th at Sullivan Center.
Plenary speaker on April 16:
12:00-1:00 in MEB 315
Barbara Slusher, M.A.S., Ph.D.
Director, JHU NIMH Therapeutic Core
Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

2402, 2020

Application cycle for the NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program is now open!

See this page for more details and a pre-recorded informational webinar: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loans-scholarships/nurse-corps/loan-repayment-program/determine-eligibility-and-apply

HRSA is offering a Technical Assistance call on February 27, 2020 from 11:00 am to 12 noon Hawaii Time.

Go to this link to set up your account and start your application: https://bhwnextgen.hrsa.gov/sso/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fprogramportal.hrsa.gov%2Flogin%2Fsso&theme=nelrp

This Application Cycle Closes on March 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm Hawaii Time.