Director's Message

The summer issue of the AHEC Review contains articles that span the depth and breadth of AHEC in North Carolina. In spite of the severe budget cuts we have experienced over the past two years, the AHEC faculty and staff continue to demonstrate their resourcefulness and creativity in developing programs which respond to the needs of the communities of our state...(more)


News Briefs

Wake AHEC Summer Institute Focuses on Adult Learners

Northwest AHEC Wins National AHEC Award

Public Service Award Given to Sandler

Trends in the Supply of Pharmacists in NC

Counseling for Change: An Online Tobacco Cessation Course

Information Access Following Disaster

Touched by an AHEC: IPIP Assists Pediatric Practice



North Carolina AHEC Program
summer 2010 newsletter

North Carolina's Future Leaders in Healthcare Meet in Winston-Salem
More than 300 students, parents, educators and chaperones participated in the 11th annual NC AHEC Future Leaders in Healthcare Conference. This year’s conference theme Connecting the Dots: Creating a Blueprint for Healthcare Leadership provided an excellent opportunity for students to realize the limitless accessibility and the enormity of the resources available to them through their relationship with NC AHEC programs...(more)

NC AHEC REC Rolls Out Onsite Consulting for Primary Care Providers
NC AHEC is working with Primary Care Providers to help them achieve "meaningful use" of their new or existing Electronic Health Records (EHR). As a federally-designated Regional Extension Center, NC AHEC will provide individualized, on-site EHR consulting tailored to qualified practice’s specific needs at no charge to the practice....(more)

Meet SEAHEC Resident Jadene Lowry, MD
Lowry is a third-year resident in the family medicine program at South East AHEC. Lowry, a Lumbee Indian, was born and raised in Pembroke, North Carolina, in Robeson County, a county that is predominately Lumbee...(more)

MAHEC's Biltmore Campus Will Serve Health Needs of Region's Aging Population
Construction should be complete in about a year on a facility that will house the new NC Center for Health and Aging along with the Mountain Area Health Education Center. MAHEC will also relocate its obstetrics/gynecology residency program to the new $26 million Biltmore campus...(more)

Turning Point Regional Allied Health Roundtable (TPR) Update
TPR is a collaborative effort between the Turning Point Workforce Development Board, Allied Health Employers, Academic Institutions, and Stakeholders. The collaborative is employer-driven with the intent to replenish the regional workforce needs...(more)