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About Nevada AHEC

  • About Desert Meadows AHEC


    Collaboration among community organizations to foster interprofessional education through cooperation


    Building a pipeline for quality and qualified health care workforce in Southern Nevada


    • Social responsibility through service to the community to meet the unmet needs in health care
    • Focus on educational excellence with collaboration and synergy
    • Service to education and population
    • Build on experiences, through progressive, innovative and evidence-based educational opportunities
    • Create opportunities for the future

    Program Goals

    • Interprofessional development among collaborative organizations to develop a pipeline for other disciplines
    • Foster improved level of communication between disciplines
    • Strong representation from colleges and universities and other organizations that can support communication
    • Interprofessional education conference to examine case studies on how to interact with other disciplines and understand how they intertwine
    • Pipeline to help scholars select their discipline by receiving education on what is involved in professions with panels of professionals to enrich the
  • About Frontier AHEC

    Frontier Area Health Education Center (AHEC) was implemented to provide better access to healthcare to rural communities. In addition, the organization is committed to building healthcare partnerships between the community and academic professionals. Frontier AHEC's primary focus is training for medical students, residents, and other health professions students. The current major teaching initiative is the Nevada AHEC Scholars program, which is focused on inter-professional education to train the next generation of health care leaders for rural Nevada.

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  • About High Sierra AHEC

    High Sierra Area Health Education Center is a federally and state funded 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to serving under-served and rural population of Northwestern Nevada in collaboration with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the Office of Statewide Initiatives. High Sierra AHEC serves the following counties: Carson, Churchill, Douglas, Lyon, Storey, and Washoe.

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