What We Do
Programs Offered at SWMO AHEC
Pipeline Recruitment- In-School Workshops
Our in-school recruitment program introduces healthcare career options to students in middle school and high school by taking resources into their classrooms, giving students early exposure to healthcare careers and training options, along with hands-on experience in medically based workshops.
The clinical program at SWMO AHEC schedules DO students in clinical rotations in our 21-county coverage area. Various partners include Jordan Valley, Mercy and Cox, Citizens Memorial. We work closely with physician preceptors to understand the evolving needs for medical student training.
A statewide, regionally-based program for health profession students to enhance practice preparedness. The program focuses on simulation and clinical experiences with content from topics in: Interprofessional Education, Social Determinants of Health, Cultural Competency, Practice Transformation, Behavioral Health, and Current/Emerging Issues.
Success Stories from SWMO
Debra participated in the SWMO AHEC ACES program; she is in her final year student in the UMKC 6-year medical school program. Debra is interested in internal medicine and is hoping to stay in the Missouri area for residency and her future practice.
Dr. Luke He and Jimmy He are former ACES students from Willard, MO. Both brothers were accepted into the UMKC 6-year medical school program. A 2019 graduate, Luke is an emergency medicine resident and Jimmy will graduate in May 2022.
Jacyln was an ACES student and completed core clinical rotations, graduating in 2013 from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. After attending Rapid City Regional Hospital’s Family Medicine Residency, Jaclyn returned to Springfield and is an active preceptor and member of the SWMO AHEC Advisory Board.
SWMO By the Numbers – FY19
Clinical Training Rotations
Get In Touch With SWMO
Location: 901 South National Avenue PCOB 215
Springfield, MO 65897
Hours: M-F 9am – 5pm
Director: Trisha Bradley