Utah Center for Rural Health

AHEC Program

Recruiting Students into Health Professions Training Programs

AHEC Program provides resources for students, parents, teacher and counselors to encourage more rural youth to pursue careers in health care and to assist them in achieving their training goals.  Resources and links provided here include student interest inventories, directory of training programs and information on many health related jobs. Resources for High School and College Students

Training Health Professions Students

Clinical training opportunities for students enrolled in health professions training programs are readily available in most of the rural Utah counties.  The Center will assist students in finding a preceptor, lodging and other logistics while performing the clinical rotation. AHEC Clinical Rotations

Retaining a Health Care Workforce

Continuing education programs are available through the Center or through one of our many partners.  The Center is a member of the Utah Department of Health's Education Advisory Committee and works in close partnership with the Utah Telehealth Network and the county-wide Utah State University Extension Offices. Continuing Education

Quick Overview

This is a one-page overview as to what we do, who our partners are, and what we use the funding we receive for.

AHEC Program Overview PDF Link


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