Community-based Experiential Training

Mirgrant Farm Workers Clinics

Health professions students seeking enhanced training opportunities in rural and/or underserved communities are invited to explore the Community-based Experiential Training programs offered by CT AHEC. The Program Office located at UConn Health in Farmington offers training and experience with the Migrant Farm Worker Clinics serving seasonal agricultural workers in the state.

CT AHEC’s four regional centers offer specialized training that includes a team-based and interprofessional approach, immersion in a partner agency, and didactic and clinical training specific to the topic and community. The focus of these experiences include:

  • Children/Youth
  • The Elderly
  • Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • The Homeless

To learn more about what is offered, please contact our center directors below.

Health 360, Inc.

83 Prospect Street
Waterbury, CT 06702

Areas Served: Greater Waterbury, Greater Danbury and Litchfield County

Phone: 203-758-1110
Fax: 203-758-1193
Web: health360.org

Patricia Harrity, M.S.
Executive Director
Email: harrity@health360.org

Central AHEC, Inc.

151 New Park Avenue, Suite 3C, 1st Floor
Hartford, CT 06106

Areas Served: Hartford, Middlesex, and Tolland Counties, Meriden and Wallingford

Phone: 860-231-6250
Web: www.centralctahec.org

Patricia Gonzalez, M.S.
Executive Director
Email: pgonzalez@centralctahec.org

Southwestern AHEC, Inc.

5 Research Drive, 2nd Floor
Shelton, CT 06484

Areas Served: Fairfield and New Haven Counties, including Bridgeport and New Haven

Phone: 203-372-5503
Fax: 203-513-2834
Web: swctahec.org

Meredith Ferraro, M.S., P.T.
Executive Director
Email: mferraro@swctahec.org

Health Education Center, Inc.

55 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360

Areas Served: Windham and New London Counties

Phone: 860-465-8281
Fax: 860-724-2568
Web: www.healtheducenter.org

Michele Scott, MSOL
Executive Director
Email: scott@easternctahec.org