Because of its strength and ability to affect change on a national scale, the NAO National Training Center has been awarded many national scale projects. The National Training Center currently manages the 'Improving HPV Immunization Rates on a National Scale Utilizing the National AHEC Network Project' through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This project aims to improve HPV immunization rates of 11- and 12-year-old males and females throughout the nation by improving clinician training and understanding of the vaccine.
An Invitation to the AHEC Community
To Recognize Our Most Outstanding Projects and Individuals
The NAO Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the NAO Awards for Excellence, which will be presented at the 2016 National AHEC Conference in Washington, DC.
At each of the biennial national conferences, the National AHEC Organization recognizes projects and individuals that epitomize the AHEC spirit of excellence in the following categories:
AHEC Center Awards for Excellence (Continuing Education, Educational Resources, Health Careers Student Recruitment, Research or Evaluation Tools, Health Professions Student Training, and Special Community-Based Program) [Nomination Form]
Just click on the links above for each award category to review the criteria and instructions for nominating candidates. Only NAO members are eligible for awards. No individual or organization may receive more than one award.
The deadline for nominations is March 4, 2016.
For further information about the 2016 NAO AHEC Awards, please contact any of the Awards Committee leadership team members:
The National AHEC Organization supports
and advances the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Network to improve
health by leading the nation in recruitment,
training and retention of a diverse health work
force for underserved communities.