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AHEC Scholars Program

AHEC Scholars AHEC Scholars is a national program to expand education for students in nursing or healthcare related fields. The program promotes interdisciplinary work with 40 hours of didactic and …

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Bluegrass Planning Consortium

The Bluegrass Planning Consortium has been working with both educators and employers to plan clinical rotations for over 40 years. This has become a seamless and collaborative process as opposed …

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Bus To Business

Bus to Business® is a statewide initiative focused on bridging the gap between classrooms and careers so students are better equipped to make career choices. Website: N/A Program Manager Contact: …

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Central and NKY Collaborative

The Central and Northern Kentucky TPM collaborative launched just before the holidays. They set three main priorities: 1. A focus on the better intention of K-12 engagement. 2. A focus …

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Challenger Learning Center

Through the PMC Workforce Innovation Center, participating middle school classes will be provided with project-based instructional materials and activities aligned with Kentucky science core content. Once the curriculum has been …

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CHARGE (Creating Healthcare Advancment opportunities to promote Rural Kentucky under-Graduate nursing excellence)

Creating Healthcare Advancement opportunities to promote Rural Kentucky under-Graduate nursing excellence (CHARGE) Through CHARGE students interested in nursing particpate in a monthly Zoom and in-person workshops to explore a career …

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College Rural Scholars

College Rural Scholars The College Rural Scholar program is designed for students from rural western Kentucky counties (Professional Education Preparation Program or PEPP and non-PEPP) who may be most likely …

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CTE Health Science Learning Pathway for Work Based Learning (FUSION)

CTE Health Science Learning Pathway for Work Based Learning (FUSION) The Christian County Public School System uses a CTE Health Science Learning Pathway as part of FUSION to create active …

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Eastern Ky Collaborative

The Eastern Ky Collaborative launched in November of 2023. HR Directors, Workforce Development Coordinators, and Educators from across the region have come together to focus on the unique needs of …

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Fair Chance Academy

The Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Workforce Recovery Program launched the first-ever Fair Chance Academy in May 2022. This Fair Chance Academy provides businesses with training and experiences to adopt a Fair …

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Future Healthcare Professionals

Future Healthcare Professionals (FHP) is a free program that introduces high school students to the healthcare field. Programs take place in the evening at local area hospitals, community centers, libraries, …

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Future Physicians Program

Future Physcians Through Future Physcians, Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital provides college students an in-depth look into a career in medicine. This summer program allows undergraduate, pre-medicine students to shadow …

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GenAI Summit Series

Led by the HCCGL, Baptist Health Louisville, JCTC, Thumbprint Consulting, KHA, and KCF worked together to plan a summit on GenAI in healthcare. This was held on February 29th with …

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Greater Louisville Collaborative

The Greater Louisville Collaborative launched on March 28th. The group is interested in gaining a better overall understanding of the supply and demand of the healthcare workforce in the region …

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H3P Support Services/WIOA

Big Sandy Community Action Program offers H3P support services along with employment and training services to adult, laid off, and disolacted workers through the Workforce Innovation Act (WIOA) in Floyd, …

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Health Career Explorers

Health Career Explorers is a program for high school students in Hardin County who are interested in learning more about different health professions. Throughout the program, students visit different departments …

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Healthcare Occupation Students of America (HOSA)

HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) is an organization with the purpose of developing leadership and technical skill competentices for students. The mission of HOSA is to enahance the delivery …

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Healthcare Pathways Partnership Program (H3P)

H3P is designed to help unemployed and underemployed individuals in the region take advantage of a career in nursing, and to help employees move up the career ladder while mentoring …

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HealthForce Kentucky

HealthForce Kentucky HealthForce Kentucky is an effort to inspire careers in health care by providing wider access to the highest levels of instruction and technology. This unique collaboration involves nine …

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High School Rural Scholars

High School Rural Scholars Program The High School Rural Scholars Program participants are engaged in observations of health care services. Students divide their time between shadowing health care professionals in …

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Jobs for Kentucky Graduates

JAG KY provides guidance to students in participating high schools in areas of career development, job attainment, and retention, leadership, financial literacy, and numerous other life skills. Students are recruited …

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KDMC Scholars Program

Thanks to generous donors, King’s Daughters Health Foundation recently awarded $20,250 in college scholarships to area students pursuing college degrees in 2023. Website: N/A Program Manager Contact: Ashley Hatfield, ahatfield@kychamber.com

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KY HealthCorps

The Kentucky HealthCorps program provides funding and resources for high school students to work part-time in non-profit hospitals and long-term care facilities in a variety of roles, including as SRNAs. …

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Letters from home

Letters from Home The Letters from Home initiative keeps pre-health profession students connected to the purchase region. The program fosters ongoing communication and support for medical students with representatives from …

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Military Hiring Academy

The Military Hiring Academy aims to provide businesses with training and experiences to find, hire, and retain military talent (veterans, service members leaving the military, and military spouses). This initiative …

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MOON Program

Medical Observation Opportunity Network The M.O.O.N Program exposes high school students to Physician and Advanced Practice Provider (APP) career options by observing various practitioners in the office setting, inpatient/outpatient areas, …

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My Healthcare Investigation Book

The My Healthcare Investigation Book includes two phases in preperation for the #PMCInspires Healthcare Project Fair, held at the PMC Workforce Innovation Center. To begin, regional fourth and fifth grade …

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Nusing Educator Institute

Conversations with hospitals have led us to understand that there is a lack of clinical/nursing program faculty/instructors across the state. We can work to increase the pipeline into programs. However, …

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Pathway Pioneers

Pathway Pioneers Through the partnership between Kentucky Chamber Foundation and Kentucky Hospital Association two Pathway Pioneer events were developed for spring 2024. These events highilght careers and employers to high …

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PMC Medical Academy

The PMC Medical Academy is a specialized program that allows eighth grade students and high school freshmen to apply for a spot to shadow different medical professionals on the Pikeville …

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Poverty Simulation

Poverty Simulation The Community Action Poverty Simulation breaks down stereotypes by allowing participants to step into the real life situations of others. This simulation allows individuals to walk a month …

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Prematriculation and Preclinical Program

Prematriculation and Preclinical Program The summer Prematriculation Program is designed to provide academic, clinical and community medicine exposure to students prior to the start of their first year of medical …

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Project Heart

The PMC Project HEART (Healthcare Employment Around Regional Training) initiative started four years ago as a means to combat Eastern Kentucky’s nursing staffing shortage. Project HEART bridges together many entities …

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Purchase AHEC college student support services

Purchase AHEC college support The Purchase Area Health Education Center (AHEC) provides college students support services to better prepare for healthcare careers with job shadowing assistance, non-academic advising, personal statement …

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Purchase Area Collaborative

Purchase Area Collaborative Employers in the Purchase area are exploring CNA upskilling of current employees serving in non-clinical roles as a form of retention. Website: none Program Manager Contact: Katie …

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Rural Admission Initiative

Rural Admission Initiative Rural Admission Initiative is an effort to provide and facilitate medical school admission of students in the “rural non-PEPP” category. Website: None Program Manager Contact: Katie Walker, …

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Rural Health Nursing Fellowship

University of Pikeville and Pikeville Medical Center Rural Health Nursing Fellowship program is an educational opportunity offered by UPIKE’s Elliott School of Nursing and Pikeville Medical Center. Students eager to …

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Rural Health Scholars

Rural Health Scholars is a 4-week program AHEC hosts each summer for undergraduate students in any of the pre-professional tracks (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, etc.). RHS immerses pre-professional students …

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Rural Scholars (going through a rebranding effort)

Rural Scholars (will be rebranded soon) Rural Scholars is a four week summer program sponsored by Purchase AHEC to introduce rural students to the need for health and medical professionals. …

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SCK LAUNCH

SKC Launch is an annual opportunity for 8th graders in Warren and surrounding counties to learn about local career opportunities, including many in healthcare. Website: https://scklaunch.com Project Manager Contact: Jacob …

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South Central AHEC Clinical Rotation Assistance

South Central AHEC helps coordinate student clinical rotation by connecting them with quality preceptors and finding housing options for away rotations. Website: https://www.wku.edu/scahec/studentclinicalrotations.php Project Manager Contact: Jacob McAndrews, jmcandrews@kychamber.com

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South Central AHEC Continuing Education

The SC AHEC coordinates various opportunities for continuing education for health professionals. The schedule of events is available on their website. Website: https://www.wku.edu/scahec/calendar/index.php Project Manager Contact: Jacob McAndrews, jmcandrews@kychamber.com

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South Central TPM Hospital Collaborative

A TPM collaborative comprising of hospitals in the Barren River, Lake Cumberland, and Lincoln Trail Area Development Districts. Website: N/A Project Manager Contact: Jacob McAndrews, jmcandrews@kychamber.com

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St. Claire Academic-Practice Scholarship Program

The St. Claire Academic-Practice Scholarship Program aims to remove economic barriers to education, by providing students with access to scholarship dollars that will help close the gap between their cost …

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Trover Campus M-3 and M-4 years

Trover Campus M-3 and M-4 The Trover Campus M-3 and M-4 program provdies a small group of medical students the opportunity to complete their third and fourth years of medical …

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University of Kentucky College of Nursing & UK Healthcare Enterprise Student Nurse Academic Practicum (SNAP)

Students engage in a wage-earning clinical internship that provides the opportunity to be a member of the healthcare team while working under the supervision of a registered nurse preceptor. This …

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Warren County Career Shadowing

Small groups of students in high school will observe professionals on the job and experience “a day in the life” of a business environment to gain a deeper knowledge about …

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West AHEC Continuing Education Program

West AHEC Continuing Education The West AHEC team offers continuing education courses for practicing health professionals throughout the year. The staff ensures accreditation and necessary documentation is provided. Website: None …

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West AHEC Health Careers Program

West AHEC Health Careers Program Through the West AHEC Health Careers Program students are free ACT preperation and health career exploration. The staff with West AHEC lead students in virtual …

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West AHEC Nursing Pipeline

West AHEC Nursing Pipeline The West AHEC nursing pipeline program provides students in health career programs support services to persist and matriculate into the regional workforce. Support services include, tutoring …

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Western Kentucky Employer Collaborative

Western Kentucky Employer Collaborative The Western Kentucky collaborative includes HR directors from across the region that come together to address workforce needs. The collaborative has explored K-12 outreach and upskilling …

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When I Grow Up

The Pikeville Medical Center Workforce Development team along with “Buddy Bear,” the lovable mascot of the Mettu Children’s Hospital at PMC, will visit local elementary schools with the goal of …

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