Fellowships & Awards
NC AHEC presents awards and fellowships to faculty, staff, and colleagues . . .
. . . to recognize their contributions to our mission and to provide resources for the continued study and understanding of the needs for the future of health care in our state and around the world.
Pictured above: Diarmuid Mulhering, 2017 NACT UK Traveling Fellow, photo by cleibe souza
Glenn Wilson Award for Public Service
The Glenn Wilson Award for Public Service pays tribute to Glenn Wilson, founding director of NC AHEC, and is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to improving access to health care for the people of North Carolina.
John Payne Fellowship
The John Payne Fellowship honors the memory of former NC AHEC director John Payne and his nearly 25 years of contributions to AHEC. The fellowship enables AHEC faculty to further their professional interests and explore innovative educational efforts.
Eugene S. Mayer Traveling Fellowship
A part of the Traveling Fellowship exchange program, and in memory of Eugene S. Mayer, longtime NC AHEC director, the Mayer Traveling Fellowship supports NC AHEC-based faculty selected to spend a month in the United Kingdom, studying aspects of the British medical education and health services delivery system.
NACT UK Traveling Fellowship
As part of the Traveling Fellowship exchange program, NC AHEC hosts fellows selected by the National Association of Clinical Tutors from the United Kingdom, who spend a month in North Carolina, studying the American medical education and health services delivery system.