Director's Message

Recently we completed reviewing the annual reports from the past year for each of the AHECs and for our partner schools and departments. Once again I was struck with the remarkable array of programs and services offered through AHEC, often in partnership with other educational institutions, health care agencies, or community groups...(more)



News Briefs

The Family Medicine Center at SR-AHEC Achieves MGMA Better Performer Status

NC AHEC Offers Summer 2012 Health Careers Programs

Wilmington Hosts Trauma and Emergency Symposium

40 Years of the North Carolina AHEC Program

Southern Regional AHEC Website Gets Extreme Makeover

Staff News + Awards

NC AHEC Announces Fellowships



North Carolina AHEC Program
spring 2012 newsletter

Area L AHEC Initiative Receives Grant
Area L AHEC in Rocky Mount has been awarded a $146,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to implement Shared Medical Appointments for the diabetic population in three federally qualified health centers. A curriculum will be developed and used to teach providers and staff locally with plans to utilize this model statewide...(more)

Faculty/Resident Physician Pair Treat Underserved Population
When Eron Manusov, MD, arrived as the director of the Duke/Southern Regional AHEC Family Medicine Residency Program last June, he stressed community service as integral to the learning process and growth of medical residents into well-trained, competent physicians...(more)

MAHEC Names Jeffery Heck, MD, as President and Chief Executive Officer
The Mountain AHEC Board of Directors has selected Jeffery Heck, MD, as the new CEO. Heck has more than 30 years of health care experience and is currently the associate dean of the UNC School of Medicine Asheville Campus...(more)

Homeless For a Night
Imagine a circle of cardboard covered tents & students huddled with sleeping bags. That was the scene on November 19, 2011, when the Franklinton High School football field was transformed into a homeless camp...(more)