Summer Scrubs Career Exploration Opportunity

2016 AHEC Summer Camp

High School Students: Want to be a doctor? Sign up now to explore medical careers Summer Scrubs is a UA College of Medicine health career exploration program that helps young people prepare for their future in the health professions by providing the opportunity to participate in professional lectures, health-related field trips, and hands-on lab experiences. Details Summer Scrubs Explore Medical School (overnight program) Session Dates: June 5 to June 17, 2016 Grade: 11th grade students Camp Size: 24 students per session. Location: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Downtown Phoenix Cost: $1,000 (Full and partial need-based scholarships are available) To learn more and apply, visit phoenixmed.arizona.edu/summerscrubs. Scrubs Academy Flyer Continue reading

Tohono O’odham Future Health Leaders Summer Camp 2015

Tohono O'odham Summer Camp Project

  From June 22nd-28th Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) and the Tohono O’odham Nation hosted the Third Annual Future Health Leaders Summer Camp at the Tohono O’odham Community College (TOCC) in Sells, Arizona. The Tribal College hosted 16 O’odham high school students who shared an interest in exploring the vast world of healthcare and its professions. The group of eight boys and eight girls, who come from various districts across the reservation, stayed in the TOCC dorms during the weeklong exploration of health careers and O’odham culture. A key strategy of the summer camp is to expose students to health concepts through activities that highlight both O’odham Himdag (O’odham culture, way of life, and values) and modern healthcare practices. Continue reading

SEAHEC Quarterly Bulletin August 2014

Rina Ornelas and Alma Irasema Garcia 2014 SEAHEC Karen Halverson Scholars

With your help, SEAHEC awarded ten Karen Halverson Memorial Scholarships to seniors pursuing a career in healthcare in Arizona. SEAHEC enjoyed an exciting and successful spring this year as our high school and health professions students made inspiring discoveries in their exploration of rural health career opportunities in southeast Arizona. SEAHEC would like to express our thanks to those who supported our Arizona Gives Day campaign with your generous contributions. Continue reading