Summer Health Internship Program

Manhattan-Staten Island Area Health Education Center

MSI AHEC is a member of the NYSAHEC System and the National AHEC Organization (NAO)

Programs & Internships

Programs and Internships

Manhattan Staten Island AHEC helps to promote minority interest in the health-care professions.

NYS AHEC Scholars Program

Develop the skills and competencies you need to improve the health and well-being of those who need it most.

NERA MedPrep & HCOP Academy


MSI Projects and Community Outreach

Opioid Prevention Education Project

Educating providers, students, and communities to combat the opioid epidemic across New York State.

COVID-19 Speaker Series

Join MSI AHEC as we explore the changing needs of health care during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Champions of Diversity

Honoring Champions in Public Health, Health Advocacy & Health Professions Education.

Student Engagement

MSI AHEC welcomes the opportunity to engage with students as they explore, start or continue in their medical/health care career journey.

We are currently adhering to all public health and safety protocols due to COVID 19 and are reaching our students virtually through online programs and other social media platforms.

When it is safe to do so MSI AHEC looks forward to reaching students through in-person educational forums, conferences, speaking engagements, school fairs and other venues.

Black Health Matters

REGISTER NOW! Connect and engage with world class healthcare leaders and advocates who will provide you with the education, resources and tools you need to help you on your journey to better health and care. WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Black Health Matters has joined forces...

Virtual NYU Dentistry Day

Join us and learn about our DDS program Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm Eastern Standard Time Learn about the application process and requirements for admissionAttend a Question and Answer panel with current NYU Dentistry studentsLearn steps for...

2021 NHSC Scholarship Program

NOW OPEN 2021 NHSC Scholarship Program Application Cycle Accepting Applications through May 11, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET The 2021 National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) awards scholarships to students pursuing an education in eligible primary care...


Physician Assistant Career Opportunities & Promising Pathway Programs Tuesday, March 23, 20216:00 pm to 7:30 pm ET Register

Sistahs in Medicine

WE ARE UNICORNS! Black women physicians make up just over 2% of the physician workforce. Unicorns have lots of issues to consider: ⚕️ Working as a Black woman osteopathic doctor‍⚕️ How to get into competitive fields of medicine‍⚕️ Confidence as Black women pre-meds,...

The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowships in Health Policy

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2021 Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowships in Health Policy. This program will be conducted remotely, June – August, 2021. This unique Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for outstanding medical,...

Game Plan

Dear Game Plan Participants, We want to invite you to participate in our next Game Plan session on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, from6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (virtual format: Zoom). As we previously mentioned, the idea is that you must have a“game plan” to win in sports, and the...

Black Men In White Coats Virtual Summit

The SWAG Initiative will join the Black Men in White Coats’ Virtual Summit on Saturday, February 13, 2021.  We will have two 45-minute segments (12:30 pm ET – 1:15 pm ET and 1:30 pm ET – 2:15 pm ET).  The first segment, “Teamwork makes the Dream Work,” will...

We Are in This Together

FREE VIRTUAL EVENT We Are in This Together Monday, February 8, 2021 1:00-2:00 PM EST Click here to register! Join Primary Care Development Corporation, the New England AIDS Education and Training Center and a panel of key community members to discuss HIV in the...

Health Centers Offer COVID-19 Screening and Testing

Use the Find a Health Center Tool to identify COVID-19 screening and testing near you. Health centers can assess whether a patient needs further testing, which may be done over the phone or using telehealth. These health centers provide services regardless of...

MSI and Partners

Connecting Students to careers, Professionals to communities, and Communities to better health.

Meet our Scholars

Malaika Dewes

Summer Health Internship Program Alumna

My summer in Harlem was one that will forever be embedded in my heart! Fresh out of high school, I was able to shadow the medical team in the birthing center in Harlem Hospital as well as meet several other health professionals within NYC. From Sylvia’s to surgery, I was enamored by what Harlem had to offer me and my aspirations. MSI-AHEC has shown me nothing but genuine love and support from the moment I sent in my SHIP application. Ever since my time in SHIP, I’ve fully immersed myself into medicine and will be applying to medical school upon my graduation from the University at Albany! Even throughout my college years, I still found myself utilizing the advice gained from SHIP. MSI-AHEC is at the core of my medical journey and was the first stepping stone into my future.

Increasing Diversity in the Health Professions

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