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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.


8th Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference

This annual event was held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building. Health professions students, trainees, residents, faculty, alumni, and community members attended this event. Registration for this event is not open yet.

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.


AHEC Commission Member Nominations 

Nominations are being sought for the Arizona Area Health Education Centers Program (Arizona AHEC) Advisory Commission.  We would appreciate your distribution of the below nomination form to your partners and constituents so this announcement is widely distributed across the State of Arizona. The nomination form with a brief narrative regarding the nominee’s professional and/or community experiences, as well as a resume or curriculum vita, should be returned to jzuniga@email.arizona.edu by Monday, July 1, 2019.

AHEC Commission Member Nomination Form 2019