Idaho AHEC Mission
Enhancing Idaho’s healthcare workforce and community health in rural and under-served areas by partnering with educational institutions and state, regional, and national primary care proponents.
Idaho Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is part of a nation-wide system of programs created to improve the distribution, diversity, and supply of the primary healthcare workforce, with a special emphasis on meeting the needs of rural and underserved areas.
Idaho AHEC is a program of Jannus, Inc., a multi-service non-profit organization located in Boise. It is affiliated with University of Washington School of Medicine WWAMI Program. WWAMI is a five state collaboration for medical education which takes its name from the first letter of each of the states who partner together: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho.
While AHEC programs vary somewhat from state to state, they are all united by the guidance of the National AHEC Organization (NAO) with the common goals of:
Funding source for this website is from a pass-through grant to Jannus, Inc. from the University of Washington, PO#745398. Department of Health and Human Services Cooperative Agreement Number: 2 U77 HP 03022-19-00; CFDA #93.107.
Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Area Health Education Centers Program.