Catskill Hudson Area Health Education Center’s (CHAHEC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and one of nine partners in the New York State Area Health Education Center (AHEC) System. Catskill Hudson AHEC’s region is comprised of eleven (11) counties, including Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rockland, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster.
The goal of the AHEC program is to improve access to quality, primary healthcare in medically underserved areas through educational activities designed to recruit, train, and retain community-based healthcare personnel where they are most needed. Strategies used to achieve this goal include:
- Providing educational programs for youth (especially those from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds) that introduce them to a myriad of health occupations through hands-on, engaging activities that encourage them to consider pursuing a health career after graduation;
- Developing opportunities and arranging placements for future health professionals to receive their clinical training; and
- Providing continuing education and professional support to health practitioners enhancing their skills in under-served communities.
Our Mission and Vision
Catskill Hudson Area Health Education Center’s mission is to address regional healthcare workforce shortages through education and collaborative community relationships to assist students, career seekers, and health professionals.
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Robert H. Wingate
Sr. Program & Marketing Coordinator
Catskill Hudson Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and one of nine partners in the New York State Area Health Education Center (AHEC) System. Catskill Hudson AHEC’s region is comprised of eleven (11) counties, including:
Additional New York State AHEC partners include:
Bronx Westchester AHEC – www.bwahec.org
Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island AHEC – www.bqliahec.org
Manhattan, Staten Island AHEC – www.msiahec.org
Erie Niagara AHEC – www.erieniagaraahec.org
Northern AHEC – www.northernahec.org
Hudson-Mohawk AHEC – www.hmahec.org
Central New York AHEC – www.cnyahec.org
Western New York AHEC – www.r-ahec.org
Our Board of Directors
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New York State Area Health Education Center System - We are a member of the NYS AHEC System.
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