Southeast Alaska –
Health Education Center (AHEC)

Created by Congress in 1971, Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) are tasked with creating and supporting future and current health care workers in rural and underserved communities.

Here in Alaska, there are seven regional offices providing services throughout The Last Frontier.

The Southeast Alaska AHEC partners with healthcare facilities, academic institutions (University of Alaska and University of Washington), private practices, municipalities and more to:

  • ENGAGE and INSPIRE students to pursue health care careers
  • TRAIN students in practice settings
  • RECRUIT students into jobs in Alaska
  • SUPPORT a quality workforce by offering continuing education series

AHEC Steering Committee Chair Dallas Hargrave


The Southeast Alaska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is funded by HRSA and is a program of SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center
210 Ferry Way Juneau, Alaska 99801
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Upcoming Events

  • Continuing Education on HPV Cancers - Webinar on May 24

    Find out more at

  • K-2 Scrubs Camp

  • Regional Advisory Board Meeting - August 21 in Juneau

  • University of Alaska CNA Online Summer Course

    May 29- August 4. Online class with lab work and hands on experience in condensed sessions in Juneau. Become an AHEC Scholar and receive stipend and travel assistance. Call or email today to find out more.


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