Professionals to Communities

Community-based education is taking place in a growing number of mid-Missouri hospitals, clinics, and health departments.

Come to mid-Missouri to participate in clinical rotations lasting from two weeks to two years in length.

  • Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Students
  • Nursing Students
  • Physician Assistant Students
  • Health-related professions students


Mid-Missouri AHEC provides

  • training with preceptors in rural and underserved areas for hands-on clinical rotation opportunities
  • students with real-world experience while getting a taste of life in rural Missouri
  • communities the chance to build relationships with the students and recruit these future health care providers back to practice locally.
  • access to off-campus housing,
  • online computer workstations
  • educational didactics opportunities at your local training site.

Medical students, residents, nursing, nurse practitioner and physician assistant students develop their skills by

  • performing physical examinations
  • taking patient histories
  • conducting patient assessments
  • formulating patient management plans
  • providing health education service
  • participate in hospital rounds
  • assist in surgeries
  • deliver babies

Allied health students

  • complete clinical training rotations and
  • develop patient-provider skills in mid-Missouri hospitals and clinics


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