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The NC Alliance for Health Professions Diversity (NCAHPD) is an organization of faculty, administrators and students of health schools, health organizations and related institutions committed to enhancing diversity. The organization will serve as a clearing house for best practices in promoting health professions diversity in North Carolina. The website will provide a directory of programs that work in increasing diversity and a roster of mentors that may be contacted by those interested in pursuing a health career and require assistance. The organization holds biannual conferences where partners and invited speakers present strategies on diversifying the health professions workforce.



Youth Health Equity Model of Practice Fellowship Opportunity

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation, Office of Human Services Policy, and Office of Minority Health’s Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP) summer fellowship is now accepting applications. …

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR) seeks summer student interns to work within the Office of Budget (OB) on policy and budget issues for entitlement and mandatory programs. The OB plays a lead role in developing the HHS budget, interacting with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and congressional Appropriations Committees, analyzing congressional actions, and managing communication among stakeholders.

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New Summer Programs Available

A few new summer program opportunities have been added to our site.  The Duke Summer Biomedical Science Institute(SBSI) Program, the Duke Summer Research Opportunities Program and the Summer Health Professions Education Program. Please feel free to take a look at them and apply.

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A Call for Abstracts

“Closing the Gaps: Exploring Evidence-Based Practices to Enhance Health Professions Diversity.”

The North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity in collaboration with North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and Winston-Salem State University School of Health Sciences will host its biannual Conference, March 23 – 24, 2017 at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center 1000 Club Road Greensboro, NC.

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