AHECs are created through community/state/Federal partnerships as a way in which medical schools and community health centers can cooperate to recruit and train health care professionals to serve in rural areas.
Students to health careers
Since 2001, Nebraska Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) have had over 74,000 contacts with students in grades kindergarten through college. Classroom presentations, career fairs, job shadowing programs, health career materials these are just a few of the ways the Nebraska AHECs are recruiting students to health careers in Nebraska.
Academic potential, commitment to practicing in rural areas of Nebraska.
Nebraska AHEC Program Office
983075 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3075