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Community Outreach

AzAHEC's regional centers coordinate and support health education activities and events for their local communities.

Arizona AHEC focuses on developing integrated, sustainable statewide health professions workforce education programs with emphasis on primary care and increasing access in Arizona's rural and underserved communities by improving the supply, quality, diversity and distribution of the health professions workforce. This focus is accomplished in collaboration with the five statewide Arizona AHEC regional centers, the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine - Tucson, the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix, the UA College of Nursing, the UA College of Pharmacy, the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and other statewide organizations.


AHEC Scholars
The Arizona AHEC Scholars Program (ASP) is a two-year interprofessional program comprised of community-based experiential training conducted in rural and/or underserved settings within each of the Arizona AHEC five regional centers.

AzAHEC Grant Programs
Awards for the 2018 Grant Program were recently made in the following categories:

Community Engagement Research Grant Program
Research and Project Small Grant Program


6th Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference

This annual event was held Friday, April 20, 2018 - Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Az, and was attended by health professions students, trainees, residents, faculty, alumni, and community members.


Annual Report