to Eastern Area Health Education Center. Our mission is to meet the region's
health and health workforce needs by providing educational programs in partnership
with academic institutions, health care agencies, and other organizations
committed to improving the health of the people of North Carolina.
AHEC serves the 23-county northeastern region of
and staff provide continuing education programs in allied
health, dentistry, nursing, medicine, mental health, pharmacy and public
health. Eastern AHEC also provides resources and support for community-based
education for health sciences students, residents and preceptors. Outreach
library services are provided in conjunction with the William E. Laupus
Health Sciences Library at ECU. Other programs address workforce needs of
the region including increasing the representation of minorities and disadvantaged
populations in health disciplines.