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The California Statewide Area Health Education Center Program

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  1. The California Statewide Area Health Education Center Program J.D.Garza, MA Program Manager/Associate Director California Area Health Education Center California Public Health Training Center

  2. California Statewide AHEC Program Mission Statement To improve access to quality healthcare for underserved populations of California through academic community partnerships

  3. The CaliforniaAHECProgram Goals • Increase community-based health professions training programs • Increase the diversity of California’s health workforce • Strengthen collaboration and develop partnerships between institutions with similar missions • Support communication between community and academic partners • Record, study, and document outcomes

  4. What do California AHECs Do? • Conduct programs associated with one or more of CA program objectives • continuing professional education • community clinical experiences for HP students • teaching residents and students how to do community health education • career pathways programs • Serve as the health workforce arm for community health centers • Serve as conveners to address emergent community needs

  5. California Statewide AHEC Types of Organizations • Community Clinic Consortia 9 • Family Medicine Residency Programs 2 • Independent 501c3 1 • County Health Department 1 13

  6. State Partners • California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development • California Primary Care Association • California State Office of Rural Health

  7. California AHEC Scholars Program In Community Health • A two-year longitudinal, interdisciplinary curriculum divided into three components: community-oriented education, clinical training and community-based hands-on activities that supplement students’ existing health training programs • Health Professions Students Participants • Dental Hygiene • Medical Assistants • Nursing • Community Health Workers • Physician Assistants/ Nurse Practitioner • Public Health • Social Work • Medical Student • Allied Health • First year outcomes of Community Projects • 9 types of Sites • 91% of student projects were in underserved sites

  8. Medical Education • AHEC is working with UCSF SJV Prime Students to create a 1 unit course, Community Engagement. • Goal: SJV Prime students train in CHCs in the Central Valley

  9. Benefits to Community Clinics • Continuing education for clinic providers • Influence on academic curriculum • Opportunities to partner with schools for student, intern and residency placements • Assist in overcoming workforce shortages

  10. Webinars • Intervening in the Opioid Epidemic in the US: Educating Health Professionals- Successes, Challenges and Unintended Consequences • Retaining Your Key Healthcare Professionals • Integrating Behavioral Health In Primary Care Setting • Teaching Preceptors • Preventing Clinician Burnout

  11. Our Future in Health Care • Increasing the diversity of health professionals • Disseminate educational research to local practitioners • Support development of Patient Centered Medical Homes • Support development of Teaching Health Centers

  12. AHEC is the Link Connecting academic community and health care delivery systems.

  13. Questions?

  14. J.D. Garza Phone: 559-499-6622 Email: jgarza@fresno.ucsf.edu Website: Cal-ahec.org