UK AHEC Hosts Advancement Meeting

Contact: Amy Gilliam

 

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Those in attendance include members of the regional AHEC’s advisory boards and members of the community-based faculty who teach UK students throughout Kentucky.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2004) -- The University of Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program will host its annual statewide AHEC meeting Nov. 10 and 11. UK President Lee T. Todd Jr. and Jim Norton, AHEC program administrator, will host an invitation-only reception for participants on Nov. 10. This is an opportunity for the many UK faculty and staff who work with the AHEC program to meet informally with AHEC staff from around the state.

“This meeting is a major event for us each year,” Norton said, “and we are just really pleased that the president has invited us to the Main Building for the social event.”

Those in attendance include members of the regional AHEC’s advisory boards and members of the community-based faculty who teach UK students throughout Kentucky. The formal meeting, Nov. 11, will held at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and themed as, “Making the student AHEC experience the best that it can be.”

Ed Scott of Morehead, Ky., a UK alumnus and valued member of the UK College of Medicine community-based faculty, will share some reflections on his AHEC experience. A panel of current UK students and recent graduates will be interviewed regarding what works and what does not work in their rotations. Attendees will brainstorm in small groups on the theme, then share their ideas to improve the already very successful UK AHEC Program.


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