New York State Area Health Education Center System (AHEC)

AHEC enhances access to quality health care across New York state.

It was created to improve health care outcomes by addressing the health workforce needs of medically disadvantaged communities and populations through partnerships between the institutions that train health professionals and the communities that need them most.


Leisha Smalllwood, MPA (Project Director)

Funding Agency

Health Resources and Services Admin U77

Funding Dates

9/1/2017 – 8/31/2022