When AHEC moved to EWU in the fall of 2015, people had a lot of questions.  If you have one, feel free to see if it’s answered below.  If not, go ahead and contact us!

Q: What is an AHEC?

A. AHEC is Area Health Education Center. AHEC is a national movement, and there are AHEC centers in 46 of the 50 states, plus Washington, DC.

Q: What do you do?

A: The EWAHEC has three main goals: supporting the Rural Underserved Opportunities Program, working to build a pipeline of youth from rural areas into health care careers, and supporting the continuing education needs of rural health clinic providers in eastern Washington.

Q: Do you do classroom visits?

A: We do!  Contact us to get one scheduled.

Q: How are you funded?

A: AHEC is funded by grants from the Washington State Department of Health and the University of Washington School of Medicine.

This video provides a great overview of what the EWAHEC does.