The IU School of Medicine in cooperation with the Northwest Center for Medical Education at IU Northwest, recently received news that the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) granted IU an award for an Indiana Area Health Education Centers program (AHEC).
This award provides the state of Indiana the opportunity to implement the goals and objectives of the AHEC Program designed to foster academic-community partnerships in support of broad health professions education initiatives. Using a wide array of educational interventions, the Indiana AHEC partners will target important objectives related to the key mission of the AHEC Program, which is to improve access to and quality of health care in Indiana, particularly in under-served areas.
Indiana AHEC activities will target:
For more information, contact Dr. Virgil Hoftiezer, IU Northwest Associate Director and Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, at (219) 980-6561 or firstname.lastname@example.org.