College of Health and Human Services

NEI-AHEC Mission, Goals, History & Organizational Structure

NEI-AHEC Mission & Goals


To improve the supply, distribution, generalist-specialist balance, and quality of health care professionals and support personnel through collaborative community and academic partnerships.

NEI-AHEC goals are to:

  • Increase diversity in healthcare degree programs and careers, targeting medically underserved areas,
  • Enhance the curriculums of healthcare students via hands-on learning experiences,
  • Provide continuing education for healthcare providers to assure culturally sensitive care, and
  • Promote access by all citizens in the area to quality health, dental and mental healthcare

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