Programs

The Western Regional Area Health Education Center at Western Michigan University offers programs that aim to enhance health care provider knowledge and to introduce health care careers to students.

Health Career Connection

The Health Career Connection program offers high school graduates who will attend WMU an opportunity to earn six credits the summer between high school graduation and the beginning of their freshman year. Scholarships are available to each student accepted in the program. More information and application details are available here.

events

Health Literacy Webinar now available

Dr. Doris Ravotas, coordinator of the interdisciplinary health services program, and Chris Trudeau, professor of law at WMU Thomas M. Cooley Law School, presented on health literacy and tips for implementing health literacy initiatives.

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Newsletter

Read our SUMMER 2017 NEWSLETTER, featuring:

  • Students discover oral health careers
  • AHEC and CHHS Immersion Days
  • The importance of soft skills during job interviews
  • and more...

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Scholarships and loan reimbursement

Many of the AHEC community partners offer health care scholarships for a variety of disciplines.

Scholarship resources