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A Snapshot of the Healthcare Workforce Addressing COVID-19 in South Carolina. Thank you South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium for compiling this information!
Join us for This Week in South Carolina on South Carolina ETV at 7:30PM tonight to watch Dr. Jimmy McElligott and Kathy Schwarting discuss telehealth and the impact that it's making in our state. This will close out our Telehealth Awareness Week (TAW) for 2019, and will showcase some life-changing technology. “What’s happening is game changing” says Dr. McElligott. #telehealthawarenessweek #TAW2019 MUSC Health Palmetto Care Connections Prisma Health-Midlands Prisma Health-Upstate McLeod Health Spartanburg Regional South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Thank you South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium for granting Ms. Forrest this opportunity! She had a very enriching experience and we look forward to continuing our partnership!
#DenmarkTech #SCAHEC #PantherExcellence #futuredoctor
Did you know that CDM participates in the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium Summer Careers Program? The students pictured (along with Dr. Gwendolyn Brown, third from left) helped make this program a success. It is designed to help underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students prepare for entry into health professions programs within SC.
The 4th Annual South Carolina Population Health Summit will be held on Tuesday, June 4 simultaneously broadcast at 13 sites across South Carolina. The Summit aims to convene community-based leaders and organizations to help foster community health improvement efforts through a collaborative learning experience. The Summit is hosted by the Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium (AHEC).
Registration for all Summit locations is available at: http://bit.ly/2HlomRX
"As long as you put the patient first, I think you'll always be successful." - Kathy Schwarting

By putting South Carolina's patients first, and working together to better serve them, we've received the American Telemedicine Association's President's Award for Transformation of Healthcare Delivery.

Palmetto Care Connections MUSC Health McLeod Health Prisma Health-Midlands Prisma Health-Upstate Spartanburg Regional South Carolina Hospital Association South Carolina Department of Mental Health South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium

https://www.scetv.org/stories/telehealth/2019/south-carolina-earns-national-honor-healthcare-transformation
Health Education Consultants, Inc. will be having a 5K Family Fun Run/Walk fundraiser at Dreher Island State Park on the morning of October 27, 2018 starting at 8am. The cost is $25.00 for adults, $10.00 for children and kids under seven years of age are free. All proceeds go to patient education in South Carolina’s Free Health Clinics. To register for the race, please go to www.healthypeoplesc.com and click on the 5K Race link! Donations are accepted at this website also under the same link!

South Carolina AHEC (Area Health Education Consortium) builds and supports the healthcare workforce South Carolina needs. Established in 1972, South Carolina AHEC is the only organization in South Carolina that addresses healthcare workforce needs starting with high school students and extending to practicing healthcare professionals throughout the state.

Operating as usual

05/24/2022

Join us in June for an excellent line up of continuing professional development programs for health professionals: https://conta.cc/3aigfq6

02/24/2022

There's still time -- let us know your training needs! The SC AHEC System provides continuing professional development statewide for health professionals. We want to hear from you!

Take the quick survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TRC9B6N

The South Carolina AHEC System wants to know how we can best meet your continuing professional development needs. Do you have specific topics you would like to see? Can we deliver education to you in a better way? Let us know: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TRC9B6N

02/08/2022

The South Carolina AHEC System wants to know how we can best meet your continuing professional development needs. Do you have specific topics you would like to see? Can we deliver education to you in a better way? Let us know: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TRC9B6N

02/07/2022

Graduate health professions students and preceptors: join us next Monday 2/14 to learn about safer suicide care for primary care teams including best practices for assessing risk and integrating micro-interventions. Register at bit.ly/IPC0214

01/21/2022

🗓 Just under two months until the Rural Incentive Grant application deadline. Find out more and apply at www.scahec.net/recruitment

The Rural Incentive Grant Program provides financial incentives to qualified healthcare providers who contract to practice in rural/underserved areas for up to 4 years. Find out more, learn about eligibility and apply at www.scahec.net/recruitment

01/11/2022

🗓️ Just over 1 month until the application deadline for the Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program. Find out more and apply at www.scahec.net/recruitment

The Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program provides educational loan repayment for qualified providers who contract to practice in a rural/underserved area or serve as faculty for the MUSC College of Dental Medicine. Find out more and apply at www.scahec.net/recruitment

01/07/2022

Graduate health professions students: join us Monday to learn about health equity & the unique challenges faced by individuals in the LGBTQIA communities including practical care tips & strategies to build inclusivity in your practice. Register at https://bit.ly/IPC0122

12/22/2021

We wish you a warm and happy holiday season and joyful new year!

12/20/2021

We've got a great line up of continuing professional development programs for health professionals to kick off the new year. Join us! https://conta.cc/3DUW8Yf

12/17/2021

The Rural Incentive Grant Program provides financial incentives to qualified healthcare providers who contract to practice in rural/underserved areas for up to 4 years. Find out more, learn about eligibility and apply at www.scahec.net/recruitment

12/16/2021

The Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program provides educational loan repayment for qualified providers who contract to practice in a rural/underserved area or serve as faculty for the MUSC College of Dental Medicine. Find out more and apply at www.scahec.net/recruitment

12/14/2021

South Carolina AHEC's incentive programs are designed to help address the maldistribution of health professionals in the state. The Rural Dentist Loan Repayment and Rural Incentive Grant Programs are both currently accepting applications. Find out more and apply at www.scahec.net/recruitment

12/01/2021

New! Learn more about hypertension management in primary care, with a special focus for clinics serving underserved patient populations, from leading experts across North America through 4 free online modules: www.scahec.net/learn/HTN

11/24/2021

We are giving thanks for all of the wonderful students, health professionals and partners we work with across South Carolina! Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

11/19/2021

We have a ❄️ flurry ❄️ of great continuing education programs for health professionals to round out the year-- join us: https://conta.cc/3CuIdY5

11/18/2021

We are proud to work with the South Carolina Office of Rural Health & partners across the state to ensure that every community has access to diverse, high-quality, patient-focused care. Today especially, we celebrate the impact of everyone working to enhance the health of our rural communities.

11/18/2021

South Carolina's Power of Rural

10/22/2021

We are pleased to announce Jennifer Bailey as our Senior Director of Operations and Programs. Jennifer will be continuing her excellent work building and supporting the healthcare workforce South Carolina needs.

10/21/2021

We are falling for a great line up of continuing professional development for health professionals in November - join us! Find out more: https://conta.cc/2XxlImY

09/16/2021

Lots of new continuing education programs for health professionals coming up in October - find a course and join us at https://conta.cc/3EoXYSk

09/08/2021

🗓 There is still time to apply to be an AHEC Scholar! Don't miss your opportunity to join this fantastic program supporting interprofessional primary care and with a rural focus. Find out more and apply at www.scahec.net/ahecscholars

Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Mid-Carolina AHEC, Upstate AHEC

08/25/2021

Join us in September for a great line up of continuing education programs for health professionals. Find a program and register today: https://conta.cc/2W40GLJ

Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Mid-Carolina AHEC, Upstate AHEC

07/26/2021

There is still time to join us for the last interactive book club discussion, featuring author Mary-Frances Winters. Join us online Thursday, 7/29 @ 6pm EDT. Register at https://bit.ly/3rCgKzZ to receive video call details. (No need to have attended previous sessions to join.)

Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Mid-Carolina AHEC, Upstate AHEC

Our virtual book club is back! Join us for a discussion of this thought-provoking book, which explores the impact of racism on the health of Black people. We'll conclude w/ an interactive discussion w/ the author on July 29. Free to join! Register at www.scahec.net/learn

07/22/2021

We're making a splash in August with a great schedule of continuing professional development programs for health professionals statewide. Check out the line up and register for a program today: https://conta.cc/2UBwsiB

07/08/2021

We are so proud of our May 2021 AHEC Scholars graduates! These students worked above and beyond their program requirements to prepare for service in rural and underserved communities. They are an inspiration to all of us!

06/25/2021

Our virtual book club is back! Join us for a discussion of this thought-provoking book, which explores the impact of racism on the health of Black people. We'll conclude w/ an interactive discussion w/ the author on July 29. Free to join! Register at www.scahec.net/learn

06/22/2021

We are grateful for Delta Dental of South Carolina funding, which helps us increase the funding opportunities available through the SC Rural Dentist Program, helping connect more dentists with more South Carolina communities. Find out more about the program at www.scahec.net/recruitment

06/21/2021

The Mid-Carolina AHEC team and members of Julie Ghent's family were extremely touched when VCOM-Carolinas - Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine recently honored the late coordinator by dedicating a bridge on campus to her. Read how they honored her life and contributions at http://news.scahec.net/2021/06/honoring-julie-ghents-legacy.html

Photos from South Carolina AHEC's post 06/18/2021

🌟 What an inspiring group of we had at our Summer Careers Academy last week. The students ended their week-long experience by presenting on health disparities & the impact of COVID-19 in SC. Keep an eye on these students, they'll change the 🌎!

Thank you to the faculty, staff and students at the MUSC James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine, MUSC College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, MUSC College of Nursing and MUSC College of Pharmacy who helped make this program possible!

06/17/2021

Lots of continuing professional development opportunities for health professionals coming up in July! Find a program and join us: https://conta.cc/3gvyYPG

05/20/2021

Join us in June for continuing professional development for health professionals! Find a program at https://conta.cc/2T7p8u0

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05/05/2021

Join us for upcoming webinars addressing the unique needs of practice. Three opportunities to attend: May 14, June 11, and July 9. Registration is free! https://www.scahec.net/learn/cpd

04/15/2021

Opportunities for continuing education for health professionals are blooming statewide! Find a program and join us today: https://conta.cc/32hnsPH

Who We Are

The South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium (AHEC) is a state agency that provides education, recruitment and retention programs to improve the training, diversity and distribution of South Carolina’s healthcare workforce. South Carolina AHEC began in 1972 as one of the 11 originally funded projects of the federal AHEC program. The South Carolina AHEC System is comprised of a program office located at the Medical University of South Carolina, four regional AHEC centers and also works collaboratively with the family medicine residency training programs throughout the state.

South Carolina AHEC connects students and professionals with the tools, training and resources necessary to provide quality healthcare, with a focus on primary care for rural and underserved communities. We provide education, recruitment and retention programs to build and support the healthcare workforce South Carolina needs.

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Charleston, SC
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