Director's Message

I write to you after three months as director of the NC AHEC Program in order to give an update about what is going on across the state and where AHEC fits in.

I am now about half done with my “listening tour” of North Carolina. So far I have been able to give initial visits to Wake AHEC in Raleigh, Southern Regional AHEC in Fayetteville, Northwest AHEC in Winston-Salem, Eastern AHEC in Greenville, and brief visits at South East AHEC in Wilmington, Area L AHEC in Rocky Mount, and Mountain AHEC in Asheville...(more)



News Briefs

Osteopathic Medical Student Learns About Children’s Needs

Internationally-Known Nurse Researcher and Sociologist Keynotes Greensboro Conference

Affordable Care Act Info Compiled by AHEC Digital Library

Staff News + Awards

Owens Named Director of Wake AHEC

Lefebvre to Serve on National Quality Forum Committee







North Carolina AHEC Program
winter 2014 newsletter

NC AHEC Innovations Showcased at Statewide Conference
Forty-eight examples of innovations and best practices from across North Carolina were presented during the NC AHEC Statewide Conference held on December 12, 2013 at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill...(more)

15 Years of the AHEC Digital Library - A Celebration of Access and Partnerships
Founded in 1998 by four of the NC Area Health Education Centers libraries, the AHEC Digital Library has grown into a model statewide system...(more)

Kenan Rural & Underserved Medical Scholars Work Summers in Western NC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine (UNC SOM) and the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), through generous funding by the Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, have collaborated to create a dynamic longitudinal program for students interested in rural medicine...(more)

Southern Regional AHEC’s Regional Extension Center Helps Physicians Get Ready for Electronic Health Records
Dr. Patrick Egbe wants to be ready. The Richmond County pediatrician wants to be ready by 2015, when all North Carolina health care providers are required to be operating on electronic health records software and sharing information with other providers to meet health care reform regulation...(more)

A HAPI Collaboration in Chapel Hill
HAPI (Health Affairs Pipeline Initiative) is a new collaboration from the health affairs schools at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. HAPI’s goal is to increase retention of underrepresented minority health career students at UNC Chapel Hill...(more)