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AHEC Scholars on a tour of Tuba City

Interprofessional Conferences

Students attending the Seventh Annual Interprofessional RHPP Conference

Community Service Learning

Rural Health Professions students work in rural, tribal and urban underserved communities.

Arizona AHEC focuses on developing integrated, sustainable statewide health professions workforce education programs with emphasis on primary care and increasing access in Arizona's rural and underserved communities by improving the supply, quality, diversity and distribution of the health professions workforce. This focus is accomplished in collaboration with the five statewide Arizona AHEC regional centers, the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine - Tucson, the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix, the UA College of Nursing, the UA College of Pharmacy, the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and other statewide organizations.


Agenda and Materials for
Arizona American Indian Area Health Education Center Initiative
October 23, 2020
9:00am – 12:00noon

April 9-10, 2021
9th Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Program Conference

8th Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference

Our annual event was held on Friday, April 3, 2020 and Saturday, April 4, 2020 by remote attendance. Health profession students, trainees, residents, faculty, alumni, and community members attended this event.  The conference was  recorded and will be available soon for viewing for a limited time; a link to the recording will be posted after the event. 

Final Conference Schedule (4-2-20)
Click to view 2020 RHPP Conference Posters


AHEC Scholars
The Arizona AHEC Scholars Program (ASP) is an interprofessional program consisting of health profession students from University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, and Arizona State University.
Click here to learn about the two programs.

Applications for this program has closed as of August 17 at 5 pm MST

Scholar Immersion September 12-13, 2020

2020 Faculty Mentor Job Description

Nurses Fighting COVID-19: PhD Student Joins Arizona Area Health Education Centers Program COVID-19 Cohort