Director's Message

As we enter 2012, NC AHEC remains grounded in its mission and core programs, while responding to a rapidly changing health care scene, both in North Carolina and at the national level. In order to assure that we remain on the cutting edge in an era of health reform, we initiated a new strategic planning process at the annual AHEC Directors retreat this past summer ...(more)



News Briefs

AHEC Helps Families March Forward

North Carolina REC Meets First Target

British Physician Visits North Carolina AHECs

SEAHEC and Eastern AHEC Donate Medical Journals and Books to Moldova

Wake AHEC Reaches Out

Southern Regional AHEC Offers Certificate Program for Pharmacists

Staff News + Awards

Duke Psychiatry Faculty Selected for Award

Bacon Receives National Diversity Leadership Award


North Carolina AHEC Program
winter 2012 newsletter

NC AHEC Quality Improvement Initiative Receives Grant from The Duke Endowment
In November 2011, The Duke Endowment awarded a three-year grant of $815,089 to the NC AHEC Program to enable AHEC’s Quality Improvement Coaches (QICs) to provide on-site training and facilitation in more than 400 primary care practices statewide...(more)

NC AHEC Leads National Veterans and Families Mental & Behavioral Health Project
More than one and a half million US service men and women have deployed at least once since 2001 in Afghanistan and/or Iraq. Traumatic Brain Injury has been estimated to affect 20-30% of surviving casualties and 26% have screened positive for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, among other diagnoses...(more)

Three AHEC Nurses Recognized by NCNA
Recognizing that leadership development is an essential element in the process of advancing the profession, the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) has implemented a new leadership development program...(more)

Sheps Center Releases 2011 Allied Health Job Vacancy Tracking Report
Allied health professionals make up the largest proportion (35%) of the health care workforce in North Carolina, yet there is limited information regarding the demand for their services throughout the state...(more)