A big congratulations to BHWET for receiving $1.9 million to better address and assist with mental health care needs in Western MT.
We are excited to welcome Amy Matheny, MD, MPH to Western Montana Area Health Education Center! Amy has gained a wealth of experience practicing medicine in Federally Qualified Health Centers, was a National Health Service Corps Scholar, also has a Master’s in Public Health, and has dedicated...
Thursday, April 22 8-9am.
Please join Steve Ferdig, DPT, Janneke Volkert, MD, Jenna Griffin MS, CCC-SLP, and Hannes Heppner Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student, for a discussion on overcoming obstacles and identifying opportunities in telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic....
Save the Date! Live virtual conference: COVID’s Collateral Health Effects May 21, 8 am-2 pm CE/CME offered
For more information, including agenda, presenters and registration, visit the COVID Collateral Health Effects page.
Save the Date! April 15th @ 12PM: myaamia nipwaayoni nahi-mitohseeniwinki: Myaamia Knowledge & Living Well.
Register here for the event.
Join Daryl Baldwin and Haley Shea as they discuss the relationship between language, culture, and health from their work with Myaamia language...
The goal of the Western Montana Area Health Education Center Student Rural Clinical Rotations Program is to support health professions students participating in clinical rotations at rural and underserved sites in Montana.
The Montana Pain Conference utilizes an interdisciplinary approach that focuses on sharing innovations in chronic pain care. With an emphasis on effective pain assessment, special attention is paid to research, education, and advocacy.
Right now there is a lot of uncertainty and stress surrounding the situation with COViD-19. That is why it is important to practice good self-care to stay both mentally and physically healthy! The staff of Western MT AHEC and MUS IPE Institute have assembled several resources for practicing...
Molly Molloy is a native Montanan. She earned her BA and MSW from the University of Montana. Most recently, Molly served as the Director of Behavioral Health and the Child Evaluation Center (CEC) at the Southwest Montana Community Health Center in Butte. Before taking on this role, Molly has...
The BHWET program is a HRSA grant-funded opportunity that places interdisciplinary teams of graduate students in rural primary care settings throughout western Montana. Students will receive training in the interdisciplinary training model, will receive on-site supervision at their clinical...
One Western Montana program is working to increase the interest in high school students to pursue healthcare related fields as Montana is facing an extreme healthcare work force shortage.
DOL officials estimate there will be up to 1,200 new healthcare job openings in the coming years in the state.
The University of Montana and Montana State University have joined together to create a robust, interdisciplinary health sciences education and practice that will benefit patients, students and the health care industry across Montana and the nation.
Climate Change and Health: Interprofessional Perspectives and Solutions
December 6, 2019
Location: University of Montana, Skaggs #169
Jennifer Robohm, PhD
Family Medicine Residency of Western MT
Elizabeth Schnek, PhD, MHI, RN-BC, FAAN
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Paul Smith, DO
This executive-level position is responsible for leading the Western Montana Area Health Education Center and directing the Missoula office of the MUS Institute for Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice in Health & Medicine.
Do you have an interest in a career in medicine? Join us!
October 19, 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm
MSU Norm Asbjornson Hall
Components of the medical school application process at UW
Creating your Personal Statement
Strategies for financing medical school at UW
Mock admission interviews
Interested in shifting into a career in healthcare?
The 1st Shift program is for you!
First Shift Online Registration
When: October 25, 2019
Where: Salish Kootenai College, Sherry McDonald Room
Time: 9:45 AM- 1:30 PM (Lunch Included)
Who: Anyone interested in health profession
Register at the MT Pain Conference Website
View the Conference Agenda Schedule
September 12-13, 2019
MSU - Bozeman, MT
A collaborative project of
the Western Montana Area Health Education Center
and the Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana
The University of Montana invites applications for an AHEC Scholars & UMHM Program Manager. Only current UM Employees* are eligible. Open to all employee types including Temporary Staff and Student Employees.
Registration is Open!
April 24, 2019, 8:30-4:00
University of Montana, UC Ballroom, Missoula, MT
Gina Pate-Terry, LCSW, LAC
Tammera Nauts, LCSW, LAC
Michelle Peavy, PhD
Deanna Cooper, LCSW
Agenda - Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Our gratitude to Marshal Bloom, MD, Senior Investigator and NIAID Director, and to the staff at Rocky Mountain Labs, for hosting our Missoula WWAMI students in December.
Join the next generation of healthcare leaders!
The AHEC Scholars program is a national certificate program for students in health professions training programs interested in enhancing their skills in interprofessional practice in rural or underserved settings.
Save the Date!
2018 Statewide Integrated Behavioral Health Summit
The Montana Healthcare Foundation and the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program invite you to join us for the 2018 Statewide Integrated Behavioral Health Summit. This summit will provide successful approaches...