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Wisconsin AHEC improves access to quality health care by developing community-based health professions training programs and enhancing health education resources across the state.

AHEC is a health professions education and outreach program funded by federal grant and direct appropriation from the state legislature. It is part of a nationwide network of programs for improving accessibility and quality of primary health care. The national program was designed to encourage universities and educators to look beyond their institutions to partnerships that meet community health needs, working toward the goal of decentralizing health professions training and linking communities with academic health centers in partnerships to promote cooperative solutions to local health problems.

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  • Wisconsin AHEC Welcomes Elizabeth Bush

    With great pleasure, we announce that Elizabeth Bush will be the next Director of Wisconsin’s Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Elizabeth brings significant experience and expertise in community health, education and grants management to her …

  • AHEC Alumni Board Spotlight: Irene Chung

    For this month’s spotlight, we are highlighting a student who participated in one of our Health Careers Camps and currently serves as the Marketing & Outreach Coordinator on the AHEC Alumni Board. Learn more about Irene Chung’s involvement with …

  • AHEC Alumni Board Spotlight: Aimee Gillespie

    For this month’s spotlight, we are highlighting a student who has participated in our Community Health Internship Program (CHIP) and currently serves as the President of the AHEC Alumni Board. Learn more about Aimee’s involvement with AHEC and …

  • Wisconsin Students Compete in Sixth Annual Statewide Healthcare Case Competition

    Students from across Wisconsin, studying various health fields, earned cash prizes for winning first, second and third place at the sixth annual statewide healthcare case competition organized by Wisconsin AHEC (Area Health Education Centers) on …

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