NW Area Health Education Center
The Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program enhances access to high quality, culturally competent health care through academic‐community partnerships.
Goal: to build education and training networks within communities, academic institutions, and community‐based organizations.
These networks support Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)/Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)’s strategic priorities to:
Increase diversity and distribution among health professionals
Enhance health care quality
Improve health care delivery to rural and underserved areas and populations