AHEC - North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program

About NC AHEC >> Mission



To meet the state’s health and health workforce needs. NC AHEC provides educational programs and services that bridge academic institutions and communities to improve the health of the people of North Carolina with a focus on underserved populations.


To lead the transformation of health care education and services in North Carolina.


Collaboration - We will be team-based and open-minded.

Diversity – We will be respectful and inclusive.

Service Excellence – We will deliver quality activities and services that our customers value.

Innovation – We will continuously generate, test, evaluate, implement and improve new ideas.

Integrity – We will act with fairness, transparency and the highest level of ethics.

To view the Mediasite recording of
former NC AHEC Director Tom Bacon's presentation on
"The History and Programs of the North Carolina AHEC Program"
from the 2010 NC AHEC Statewide Conference, please click here.