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Patrick Remington, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine & Public HealthAssociate Dean for Public Health and Professor of Population Health Sciences

Paul Ambrose Scholars Program
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The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program is on hiatus for the 2016 class and will not be accepting applications for this cycle. Please check for updates regarding the 2017 program in the fall of 2016.

 

Mission

The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program prepares public health and clinical health professions students from across 8 health professions to address population health challenges at the national and community level.  Since 2002, more than 590 students from over 200 academic institutions have become Paul Ambrose Scholars.  This program seeks to meet the current and future health needs of the public by providing mini-grant funds to implement a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators project within a student's community or at their academic institution. 

 

Learning Objectives 

By the end of the program year, scholars should be able to:

  • Define and recognize evidence-based public health programming
  • Obtain the necessary resources to carry out a public health intervention
  • Use logic models for planning public health programs to achieve the Healthy People 2020 objectives
  • Advocate for public health issues
  • Collaborate with different disciplines and community members on a project

Program Structure

The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program includes four main components:

  • Online public health knowledge assessments
  • Three-day Student Leadership Symposium
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate a local community health project
  • Submit a final program report and evaluation for APTR to review for certification

Participant Expectations

  • Answer knowledge assessment questions
  • Complete short readings or watch video clips prior to symposium sessions
  • Participant in all sessions of the symposium in Washington, DC
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate a local community health project
  • Submit a final program report and evaluation for APTR to review for certification
  • Track and record project expenses for micro-grant reimbursement

Contact information

202.463.0550 x137

 


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