National AHEC Organization



Grades 9-16 participants in pipeline programs that expose students to health careers


Clinical training rotations for health professions trainees


Health professions students placed in rural and underserved locations
* Numbers represent the '19-'20 year
North Carolina AHEC

North Carolina AHEC

Special appreciation to our friends at the North Carolina AHEC
2020 NAO Platinum Medallion members
Thank you!
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AHEC Scholars Resources

Visit the resource website provided to assist NAO members as we develop and implement AHEC Scholars and integrate the core topics into our community-based training across the United States.

Healthcare News Source: Kaiser Health News

NAO Member Newsletter

2020:11:30 | From the CEO's Office

I hope everyone had a terrific Thanksgiving weekend, and your work week is off to a great start. It could not be busier here at NAO. There are advocacy and grant initiatives, development of a host of educational opportunities, and the...


What is NAO?

NAO represents a network of more than 300 Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program offices and centers that serve over 85% of United States counties.

What We Do

We are dedicated to improving the accessibility to healthcare in rural and underserved populations through advocacy, education, and research.