The Southeast Alaska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is tasked with creating and supporting health care workers from Metlakatla to Yakutat.
One of six regional offices in Alaska, the Southeast AK AHEC offers programs and partnerships to create future health care workers along with providing continuing education opportunities for the region’s healthcare workforce.
The Southeast Alaska AHEC partners with academic institutions (University of Alaska, Alaska Pacific University, University of Washington, WAMMI schools, etc.), health care facilities, private practices and school districts to provide the following services:
- K-12 programs
- AHEC Scholars – a program for students enrolled in current health related training programs
- Clinical rotations and community-based experiential learning opportunities.
- Continuing education programs
Alaska AHEC Steering Committee Chair Dallas Hargrave