North Carolina AHEC Program: Winter 2015 newsletter

Read the latest North Carolina AHEC Program newsletter, featuring a message from Director Warren Newton, MD, and other important updates and information.

The full newsletter is available here.

Director's Message

The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies has recommended that public health interventions be coordinated with the development of primary care. How can we accomplish this goal?...(more)

AHEC Supports Military Veterans
Two new resources provide instruction and materials to health care professionals, clergy, and others to support military veterans and their families with their transition back to civilian life...(more

Two New MAHEC Family Medicine Practices Open in Western North Carolina
The residents of Lake Lure no longer have to drive lengthy distances for their medical care. The Mountain Area Health Education Center opened the doors of the Family Health Center at Lake Lure to patients on September 29, 2014...(more

No-Travel Option Helps Maximize Time and Participation in Continuing Education
Northwest AHEC is offering a new method to participate in select classroom programs called the No-Travel Option. A mixed-mode virtual video-bridge service allows Northwest AHEC to connect enterprise-level room-based video conference systems to consumer desktop and mobile devices via the internet...(more)

Health Careers Boosted in NC by AHEC and Virtual Job Shadow® Partnership
Working with schools statewide to help promote jobs and educate students about in-demand careers, Strivven Media, which produces Virtual Job Shadow, is pleased to announce a recent partnership with the NC AHEC Program...(more)