Hautsch selected for scholars program

By Herald Staff


Stephanie Hautsch is one of two first-year students in the Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Program at Franklin College to be selected for the Class of 2022 Indiana Area Health Education Center Scholars Program.

Stephanie is the daughter of Steve and Bobbie Hautsch of Jasper. She completed her undergraduate degree in biochemistry at the University of Evansville.

The Indiana AHEC Scholars Program is a part of a national initiative to prepare tomorrow’s health professionals to become leaders in inter-professional, transformative practice who serve those who need it the most. The competitive program is designed specifically for individuals who possess a strong drive to provide care to those living in rural and medically underserved communities across Indiana.

Over the two-year program, AHEC Scholars complete didactic and experiential training opportunities with a focus on rural and urban health care and caring for underserved populations with emphasis on the integration of five core issues — behavioral health integration, cultural competency, inter-professional education, practice transformation and social determinants of health into practice.

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