Director's Message

This issue of the AHEC Review contains articles that represent the full spectrum of the NC AHEC Program, from our work with young people in our health careers programs, to innovative community-based opportunities for students and residents, to work being done with health professionals to improve their capacity to serve patients and the general public...(more)



News Briefs

Medical Air Operations Moves to RDU

Blended Learning Grant to Southern Regional AHEC

H.E.R.O.E.S. For More Than One Day

Wake AHEC Partners on Health Literacy Project

Osteopathic Focus Brings More Medical Students to Region

NAO Awards Grants For Tobacco Cessation

NAO Annual Report

Staff News + Awards

SEAHEC Physician Receives the George T. Wolff Award

Nagappan Named Outstanding AHEC Faculty

Family Therapist Integrates Mental Health into Medical Lessons


North Carolina AHEC Program
fall 2011 newsletter

Former AHEC Health Careers Student Begins Internal Medicine Residency
In May 2011, Lakeshia Entzminger graduated from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. As students in the Greensboro AHEC Health Careers pipeline, Entzminger and her identical twin sister, Laketa, were profiled in the winter 2006 issue of the AHEC Review...(more)

New MAHEC Biltmore Campus Opens
The new 13-acre campus was designed to broaden the educations of western North Carolina health care providers and facilitate the dissemination of information promoting healthy lifestyles...(more)

The NC AHEC Regional Extension Center: Use of Practice Support and Electronic Health Records to Improve Quality and Efficiency
The NC Regional Extension Center for Health Information Technology provides onsite consultation to primary care practices to help them implement electronic health records then use these systems to optimize care through measurement, rapid cycle quality improvement, and application of medical home functionalities...(more) | Morganton Practice Reaches "Meaningful Use" Criteria

Cape Fear/Southern Regional AHEC Pharmacy Residents Begin Year-Long Enrichment
Growing up in Hope Mills, North Carolina, right outside the Fayetteville city limits, and attending Campbell University School of Pharmacy, Dawn Battise was happy to find a residency program so close to home...(more)