SHARP I Solicitation for Clinician and Employer Applicants – NOW OPEN

Know that the SHARP-1 application period is now open: May 1st thru July 10th. If you have interest or questions, you can call into scheduled teleconferences to learn about this SHARP-1 opportunity. These teleconferences are optional, and any interested party can call-in. In general, content repeats on the following dates. Call 888-392-4560 then dial code…

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Professional Development Series

The following are recordings of our 10-session Gift-of-Professional-Development-In-Covid-Times series, with several sessions focused specifically on Professionalism in Health Care. It was delivered “live” April – May of 2020. Thank you to all who attended and provided feedback. We’ve had many organizations request the recordings to share with their staff, so we loaded them all on…

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Free Gift of Professional Development in Covid-19 Times

As the needs of the workforce has been impacted during this Covid-19 epidemic, the AHEC at the Alaska Primary Care Association is giving the gift of free professional development. Please join us if you can. Professionalism in Healthcare is a 10-session online course that help Community Health Centers and other health care organization staff “level…

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Our Covid-19 Update

What a difference a month makes. This time last month, staff were gearing up for PATH Classes and a spring break High School Health Career Camp. Staff had travel plans to deliver High School Camps in Kodiak and Dillingham. We were writing curriculum to launch a 3-week PATH intensive tailored for English Language Learners to…

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Apprenticeship Opportunities Awaits

The APCA/SC Alaska AHEC is launching a cohort of Apprenticeships in February 2020. This opportunity is funded by the Department of Labor and is free to students and health care facilities. In order to participate, Apprenticeship candidates must be already employed, preferably new, at a Health facility. Employers will need to review and agree to…

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Anchorage First Lady Mara Kimmel Addresses Health Workforce Issues

A group of individuals and agencies working on issues related to the health care workforce got together for a networking breakfast on November 22 at City Hall. Dr. Kimmel spoke on the potential for the immigrant workforce to make a positive contribution to the economy and help address workforce shortages. She also addressed the current…

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Health Career Camps

Behavioral Health Career Camp in Dillingham

AHEC instructor Teresa Novakovich led a Behavioral Health Career Camp in Dillingham, Alaska. Dillingham, population 2330, is a small community located in south west Alaska in the Bristol Bay region. High School Students from the Southwest Regional School District, which includes village schools in the region, attended this 5 day intensive. Students learned about careers…

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Our Alaskan AHEC leader takes on the National Stage

We are so pleased to announce that Gloria Burnett, Director of the Program AHEC at UAA has been awarded the high honor of being selected as the President Elect of the National AHEC Organization. We know Gloria will represent us well on the national stage. Taken from the UAA College of Health news website: Gloria…

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Jumpstart your Career

Alaska Public Media produced a brief video of our PATH Academy as a part of their Alaska@Work Initiative – check it out here: We have a PATH Academy starting October 14. Individuals interested in a career as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) should apply. Trainees will receive certifications in CPR/First Aid, Mental Health First Aid,…

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Our HPOG Partnership

Cook Inlet Tribal Council’s Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program, similar to our AHEC, is in the business of making dreams come true for Alaskans. Check out this amazing story of Mary, whose life journey took her from a downward spiral of addictions to a life of meaning through achieving her goals: The SC AHEC has…

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