University of Vermont

College of Medicine

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In FY 2013, 475 Vermont middle and high school students participated in VT AHEC health career exploration programs and another 3,768 learned about health careers in classroom visits and career fairs with VT AHEC. Learn More >>


Office of Primary Care and Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program

Area Health Education Centers University of Vermont College of Medicine

Connecting students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health

The University of Vermont College of Medicine AHEC Program is a statewide network of community and academic partners working together through three regional AHECs and a Program Office at UVM to improve the health of Vermonters.

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Education and Career Awareness

We believe the success in healthcare innovation, transformation, and reform depends on an adequate supply and distribution of well-trained healthcare professionals.

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AHEC brings educational and quality improvement programming to Vermont's primary care practices and supports community-based health education across the state.

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Our efforts focus on achieving a well-trained healthcare workforce so that all Vermonters have access to quality care, including those who live in Vermont's most rural areas and Vermont's underserved populations.

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