North Carolina AHEC Program | Spring 2015 newsletter

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

Director's Message: AHEC Innovation Fund

North Carolina is in the midst of a transformation in health care, with dramatic consolidation of health providers and transition to payment for value. North Carolina AHEC’s traditional mission is to meet North Carolina’s health and health workforce needs. In the context of what is happening across the state, our goal is to help lead transformation of both health care education and health care across health professions, across the continuum of care and across the state, with special emphasis on rural and underserved communities and primary care...(more)

NC Colleges, Universities, State Agencies Gather to Create New Alliance for Health Professions Diversity

Former HHS Secretary and Chairman of The Sullivan Alliance to Transform the Health Professions, Louis W. Sullivan, MD, met with senior officials from 20 North Carolina colleges, universities, statewide organizations, as well as state and local health agencies to formally create a state-wide alliance to increase minority representation in the health professions...(more)

Patient Centered Medical Home Transformation a Rewarding Experience for AHEC Practice Support Team

Helping a primary care practice truly transform into a patient centered medical home is a challenging but rewarding endeavor for providers, patients and the consulting staff on the Northwest AHEC practice support team...(more)

AHEC Enables First Dedicated Education Unit at a State Psychiatric Hospital

Through a clinical site development nursing grant from the NC AHEC Program, North Carolina Central University and Wake AHEC worked with Central Regional Hospital in Butner to develop a dedicated education unit...(more)

Eastern AHEC Youth Health Service Corps Wins Points of Light Award

The Eastern AHEC Youth Health Service Corps provides volunteer training and education to high school students in economically disadvantaged communities in eastern NC. Students complete six educational modules related to health care, health career exploration, health disparities, and vulnerable populations, as well as become CPR certified...(more)

News Briefs

From Area L to the NFL

Online Journal Publishes Research by MAHEC Learners

Park View Hospital Legacy Commemorated

AHEC Celebrates Educational Advancement for NC Nurses

AHEC, NCHICA, Quintiles Team Up for eHealth Challenge Weekend

Staff News + Awards

Northwest AHEC Director to Serve on Alzheimer’s Disease State Task Force

Staff Updates

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