AHEC Review

The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Spring 2011 newsletter is now available.

Director's Message
We have just released the 2011 Progress Report for the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program. The report summarizes some of the accomplishments of AHEC over the past year in addressing the health workforce needs of the state. I am particularly pleased that we are also highlighting some of the faculty and staff who work in the AHECs across North Carolina, since they are the reason for the successes we continue to achieve in serving the needs of the communities of North Carolina....(more)

Duke AHEC Program Offers Polyglot Med Spanish iPhone App
The Duke AHEC Program announces the release of Polyglot Med Spanish iPhone App. You don’t speak Spanish?... ¿y él no halba inglés? It’s no longer a problem! Polyglot Med Spanish is the perfect tool to bridge the communication gap between health care providers and Spanish-speaking patients...(more)

First Year of Youth Health Service Corps at Eastern AHEC
Eastern AHEC kicked off Youth Health Service Corps this year in the eastern region of North Carolina. Eastern AHEC implemented the program in high schools in Jones County this past September, 2010 and intends to expand the program to Greene County this spring and summer....(more)

Family Medicine Center at Southern Regional AHEC Recognized
The Family Medicine Center at Southern Regional AHEC has achieved recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. This national recognition is reserved for physician practices that function as a medical home by using team-based systematic, patient-centered and coordinated care management processes....(more)

Greensboro AHEC and Moses Cone Health System Stroke Center Present Annual "Stroke Bowl"
Greensboro AHEC and the Moses Cone Health System Stroke Center celebrate the success of the annual “Stroke Bowl,” an innovative, interactive, entertaining and exciting continuing education activity that began in 2008. Greensboro AHEC has assisted with the development and management of this activity since its inception...(more)

News Briefs

Telemedicine Obesity Treatment Program Presented at Emerging Issues Forum

The Economic Impact of Health Disparities 2011 Health Summit

Northwest AHEC "Shares the Health"

"Learn Teach Heal" with Southern Regional AHEC

Health Literacy at Discharge: Do They Really Understand?

Northwest AHEC Moves to the Deacon Tower at BB&T Field

Southern Regional AHEC Offers Continuing Education Carnival


creating a better state of health

AHEC Review is the newsletter of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program
CB# 7165, UNC Chapel Hill, The NC AHEC Building, 145 North Medical Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7165
Tel: 919-966-2461 Fax: 919-966-5830

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