The AHHE Health Professions Mentorship Program (HPMP)


What is the AHHE Health Professions Mentorship Program (HPMP)?

Founded in 2014, the Health Professions Mentorship Program (HPMP) is the premier program of the National Association of Hispanic Healthcare Association developing students to become healthcare leaders. Promising students receive structured mentoring from an experienced healthcare leader in addition to developing professional skills and attending workshops and industry events. The program is open to current undergraduate or graduate students interested in healthcare leadership including (but not limited to) healthcare administration, public health, and clinical professions. The program runs from October to June, with theĀ application deadline in October. The application link can be found on this page.

Mission Statement:

The AHHE Health Professions Mentorship Program (HPMP) seeks to promote diversity and inclusion in healthcare management by providing mentorship and leadership development.

Vision:

By providing access to role models and a platform to develop skills, the AHHE HPMP seeks to increase the representation of underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups in decision-making positions.

Applications are CLOSED.

Meet the 2018 Mentees

Tahseen Afgani MHA Candidate, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Tahseen Afgani
MHA Candidate,
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Ramon A. Alvarez MPH Candidate, NYU College of Global Public Health

Ramon A. Alvarez
MPH Candidate,
NYU College of Global Public Health

Ana Carmelo MPH Candidate, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Ana Carmelo
MPH Candidate,
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Grace Condori BA Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Grace Condori
BA Candidate,
CUNY Hunter College

Sedinam Donya BA Candidate, CUNY City College of New York

Sedinam Donya
BA Candidate,
CUNY City College of New York

Olivia C. Floto MPH Candidate, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Olivia C. Floto
MPH Candidate,
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Raul J. Franco Jr. BA Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Raul J. Franco Jr.
BA Candidate,
CUNY Hunter College

Karen Alvarez Julian  AS Candidate,  CUNY Bronx Community College

Karen Alvarez Julian
AS Candidate,
CUNY Bronx Community College

Marisol Macedo MPH Candidate, NYU College of Global Public Health

Marisol Macedo
MPH Candidate, NYU College of Global Public Health

Lesley K. Monge BA Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Lesley K. Monge
BA Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Teddy-Ann Miles BA Candidate, CUNY Lehman College

Teddy-Ann Miles
BA Candidate, CUNY Lehman College

Emmanuela Nwora BS Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Emmanuela Nwora
BS Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Gabrielle O'Donoghue MHA Candidate, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Gabrielle O'Donoghue
MHA Candidate, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Juan David Ospina MPA Candidate, New York University (NYU)

Juan David Ospina
MPA Candidate, New York University (NYU)

Violetta Saldanha BA Candidate, Macaulay/CUNY Lehman College

Violetta Saldanha
BA Candidate, Macaulay/CUNY Lehman College

Rawlica Sumner BA Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Rawlica Sumner
BA Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Maria Tamay BS Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

Maria Tamay
BS Candidate, CUNY Hunter College

2017 Mentees

Pedro Acosta MHA Candidate Long Island University

Pedro Acosta
MHA Candidate
Long Island University

Fatema Begun MPH Candidate Columbia University

Fatema Begun
MPH Candidate
Columbia University

Michelle Aiyanyor MHA Candidate Columbia University

Michelle Aiyanyor
MHA Candidate
Columbia University

Jose Flores Rodarte MD/MPH Candidate Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jose Flores Rodarte
MD/MPH Candidate
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Suad JallohBS Candidate NYC College of Technology-City Tech (CUNY)

Suad Jalloh
BS Candidate
NYC College of Technology-City Tech (CUNY)

Habriana Leveque AA Candidate Medgar Evers College

Habriana Leveque
AA Candidate
Medgar Evers College

Shadi Mehraban PhD Candidate St. John's University

Shadi Mehraban
PhD Candidate
St. John's University

Jorge Sanchez BA Candidate CUNY Hunter College

Jorge Sanchez
BA Candidate
CUNY Hunter College

Jacqueline Sarmiento  AS Candidate  Queensborough Comunnity College

Jacqueline Sarmiento
AS Candidate
Queensborough Comunnity College

Johann Schmidt  MHA Candidate Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Johann Schmidt
MHA Candidate
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Branden Sosa BS Candidate CUNY Hunter College

Branden Sosa
BS Candidate
CUNY Hunter College

Genesis Valle  MPH Candidate College of Global Public Health - NYU

Genesis Valle
MPH Candidate
College of Global Public Health - NYU

Ciara Guzman BA Candidate CUNY Lehman College

Ciara Guzman
BA Candidate
CUNY Lehman College

Sunana Mazhar BS Candidate CUNY Queens College

Sunana Mazhar
BS Candidate
CUNY Queens College

Mentee Experience

  • Jean-Claude Velasquez, MHA
    2015 Mentee
    Administrative Fellow, Mayo Clinic

    My mentor was supportive of my goal of starting my healthcare administration career--her coaching in how to answer interview questions and advice was critical to where I am today.

  • Christina Cellante, MHA
    2016 Mentee
    Administrative Fellow, Mount Sinai Health System

    The AHHE Mentorship Program provided me professional development and a unique opportunity to network with other students with similar interests.

  • Fatema Begum, MPH Candidate
    2017 Mentee
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

    I was able to learn about internship opportunities by networking at AHHE events.

  • Jose Flores-Rodarte, MD/MPH Candidate
    2017 Mentee
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    I received an insider look into an entirely different leadership aspect of medicine that I'd never been a part of before.

  • Jean-Claude Velasquez, MHA 2015 MenteeAdministrative Fellow, Mayo Clinic
  • Christina Cellante, MHA2016 MenteeAdministrative Fellow, Mount Sinai Health System
  • Fatema Begum, MPH Candidate 2017 MenteeColumbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Jose Flores-Rodarte, MD/MPH Candidate2017 MenteeIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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