Our mission is to educate and inspire students and professionals to build a sustainable health care community for Eastern Oregon.
Delivering job shadow experiences to students interested in health careers.
Sparking students' passion for science and healthcare.
Collaborating with medical schools to provide locations and housing for clinical rotations in Eastern Oregon.Read More
Check out this fantastic article in the Daily Astorian about the healthcare workforce shortage in Rural Oregon, along with the ways OHSU and Area Health Education Centers are creatively tackling this issue. It also mentions our recent Rural Medicine Discovery event in Enterprise and La Grande. Check it out!
"All of the major diseases of the 20th Century are diet-related. Unless we equip health care professionals with the tools to combat these diseases, we are resigning ourselves to more of the same: increased health care costs, and poor health outcomes."
MedQuest 2017 was held from June 19th-23rd. Take a look at what the 36 students were up to during the week.
Oregon AHEC was born out of efforts by physicians in Enterprise because of an emergent need for primary care providers 25 years ago. Northeast Oregon AHEC was the first regional center and making this Video was how we celebrated our anniversary!
Check out this edition of the Family Physicians of Oregon Magazine! It includes Peter Engdall's inspiring account of his recent rotation in Enterprise through the AHEC Oregon Rural Scholars Program. NEOAHEC had the great privilege of coordinating Peter's housing during his time in Wallowa County. The article can be found on pages 22-25.