An Inter-Professional Exploration of Cuba’s Primary Healthcare System
This presentation gives an overview of learning from a June 2014 trip to Cuba by faculty in the University of Vermont Colleges of Medicine, Social Work, and College of Nursing and Health Sciences, medical students, a dental student, dental technician, social work graduate student, nurse practitioner student and members of the Burlington College faculty. The purpose of the course was to gain a better understanding of the Cuban health system, particularly the role of primary care, and the interaction between primary care, public health and the community. Cuba has a well-regarded system of population health and primary care.
AHEC Summer Projects & MedQuest
2016 MedQuest & Summer Projects APPLICATION (online form) - DEADLINE: March 7, 2016
MedQuest is a college campus-based health careers exploration program for Vermont high school students; they live in a dormitory and have a variety of didactic and shadowing experiences during a week-long experience. Medical Student Positions are open to UVM College of Medicine students and other health professions students. Your role as a Medical Student Leader is to help deliver components of the designed programs, to serve as a role model for the students, and to be 24/7 staff and chaperones during the week. A total of six MedQuest programs will be offered this summer around the state and in Burlington.
2016 Champlain Valley AHEC MedQuest
Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center (Contact Melissa Rixon, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Champlain Valley MedQuest is a 4-day commitment, plus one, 2-4 hour training session in June. Each session focuses on a different career pathway in health care. The training date/time will be set by mutual agreement. Compensation is $670, with room and board included.
University of Vermont, Burlington
Therapeutic Services, Monday - Thursday, June 20-23, 2016
Diagnostic Services, Monday - Thursday, June 27-30, 2016
Counseling and Mental Health Services, Wednesday - Saturday. July 6-9, 2016
2016 Northeastern Vermont AHEC MedQuest
Northeastern Vermont Area Health Education Center (Contact Kim O'Connor, email@example.com)
Northeastern Vermont AHEC is seeking four graduate health professions students to serve as mentors and supervisors for twenty high school students during MedQuest Health Careers Exploration Week. This is a unique opportunity to explore rural and primary care in the Northeast Kingdom and central Vermont. MedQuest is a seven-day commitment, including a one-day orientation on Saturday, June 25th. The program duration is six days and five nights. Compensation is $1,000, with room and board included.
Johnson State College, Johnson; June 26 - July 1, 2016
2016 Southern Vermont AHEC MedQuest
Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (Contact Beth Brothers, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Southern Vermont MedQuest is a six-day commitment beginning the Sunday of each program, plus a training session in Burlington in May. This date/time is set by mutual agreement. Must have a valid driver's license and will be expected to transport students in a rental vehicle. Compensation is $1,000, with room and board included.
MedQuest West: Southern Vermont College, Bennington; June 26 - July 1, 2016
MedQuest East: Vermont Academy, Saxton River; August 7-12, 2016
Advanced MedQuest: University of Vermont, Burlington; July 26-30, 2016
AHEC Summer Student Opportunities 2016
The UVM Office of Primary Care is pleased to offer opportunities for student projects during the summer of 2016. The Vermont Area Health Education Centers Program (AHEC) is a federally funded program with a mission to improve the health of our communities through the development of the health care workforce. 2016 AHEC Summer Projects are designed to offer interprofessional community based service learning opportunities for UVM College of Medicine students, Nurse Practitioner and other graduate health professions students.
2016 Champlain Valley AHEC Summer Project
Champlain Valley Area Health Education Center (Contact Judy Wechsler, email@example.com)
Champlain Valley AHEC is seeking an inter-professional team of 2 graduate-level students such as a medical student along with either a nurse practitioner or social work student. The team will be working in the Champlain Valley area as part of an experiential community based learning opportunity. Specific project details to be determined. Personal transportation is required. Check out our web site for examples of past summer student community Projects http://www.cvahec.org/programs/college-student/student-projects/ahec-summer-projects/
CVAHEC Summer Project Dates to be determined: $1,000 stipend for 100 hours.
2016 Northeastern Vermont AHEC Summer Project
Northeastern Vermont Area Health Education Center (Contact Laura Remick, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Northeastern Vermont AHEC is seeking an inter-professional team of up to 3 graduate-level health professions students including but not limited to: a medical student, nurse practitioner student or social work student. The team will be working a rural area of northeastern or central Vermont as part of an experiential community based learning opportunity. Specific project details will be determined. Personal transportation is required. Housing can be arranged. Check out our website for examples of past summer student community projects at: http://nevahec.org/interior.php/pid/114/sid/611
NEVAHEC Summer Project, dates to be determined, $1,000 for 100 hours.
2016 Southern Vermont AHEC Summer Project
Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (Contact Susan White, email@example.com)
Southern Vermont AHEC will not be offering a summer project in 2016. Check out our web site for examples of past summer student community projects http://www.svahec.org/programs/college-student/student-projects/
Charles MacLean MD
Associate Dean for Primary Care
Judy Wechsler, Educational Coordinator
Champlain Valley AHEC
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Laura Remick, HCOP Project Manager
Northeastern Vermont AHEC
Susan White, Educational Coordinator
Southern Vermont AHEC
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