Border Health Scholars Get Hands-On Experience in Ambos Nogales


SEAHEC led a three day service learning experience from June 13-15 in Nogales AZ/Sonora. Eight FRONTERA Border Health Scholars participated in hands-on learning about the top health issues impacting Arizona border communities and the health service systems serving each side of the border.  This interdisciplinary team of Masters of Public Health students, Pre-Med students, and a Physician’s Assistant student participated in educational visits and service projects with a wide variety of health organizations from both sides of the border including:

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Mount Sinai Med Students Visit SEAHEC

Mount Sinai medical students made their fourth annual visit to Nogales in March, to learn about rural health care, and to provide community service.  The students are part of the Medical Students Making Impacts (MSMI) program at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, NY.  The group is led by Dr. Jonathan Ripp and Dr. Rainier Soriano who volunteer their time each spring break to conduct educational trips to Nogales, AZ.

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SEAHEC recognizes Santa Cruz Preceptor

Local physician presented award for tutelage

Nogales International | Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012 8:38 amSEAHEC recognizes Santa Cruz Physician

Dr. Patrick Martinez of Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital has been presented the Outstanding Preceptor of the Year Award by the Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC).

According to SEAHEC, the award is meant to recognize clinicians who take the time to work with medical and health professions students who complete their clinical rotations in rural and medically underserved communities in Southern Arizona.

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