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Making New York State a Campus

The New York State AHEC System sustained record levels of outreach for 2012-13, training over 42,000 students throughout the state. Over 1,900 medical, nursing and other health professions students participated in AHEC-sponsored, community-based training. More than 16,500 health professionals attended continuing education, distance learning and web-based programs. Over 15,000 K-12 and college students learned about health careers through classroom and real-life settings, with a greater emphasis placed on multi-contact, sequential learning opportunities.

“Connecting students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health.”

  • Since its inception, the New York State AHEC System has provided more than 29,000 medical, nursing, and other health professions students with over 2.5 million hours of community-based training.
  • During the same period, these students, under community-based teacher supervision, provided care to more than 1,250,000 patients.
  • Since its inception, more than 194,000 young people have learned about health careers through classroom and real-life settings.
  • During the same period, over 137,000 health professionals have enhanced their clinical skills through AHEC’s continuing education and re-training programs.

In 2012-13, the New York State AHEC System through its nine centers, three regional offices and the Statewide Office worked with over 1,100 partners (academic institutions, elementary and secondary schools, hospitals/health care systems, and community organizations, government agencies, businesses and professional organizations) to support training, pipeline and/or continuing education and re-training programs, making all of New York State a campus.


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