AHEC pipeline programs such as Orientation to Health Careers introduce young people living in rural communities to various primary care professions and careers in public health. AHEC also does outreach to minority student organizations at the various colleges and universities throughout the state to encourage their members to consider pursuing health career programs.
Connecting Professionals to Communities
Through coordination of the Idaho Telehealth Alliance, AHEC helps small, rural and and frontier communities gain access to the healthcare providers they need.
AHEC also provides resources and information for healthcare providers and organizations who want to learn more about telehealth.
Connecting Communities to Better Health
AHEC provides information about community health resources through the AHEC website and electronic newsletter Frontier Footnotes which is distributed quarterly. AHEC also partners with other organizations to present health fairs and other events to increase health literacy and supports policies that encourage more healthy living.