map of North Dakota Area Health Education Centers

North Dakota Area Health Education Center

The North Dakota Area Health Education Center (AHEC) works to enhance access to quality primary care and public health in rural and underserved areas, by improving the supply and distribution of health care professionals through community and academic partnerships.

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students k-college

Students K-College

  • Information on 200+ health care careers
  • Health career resources to teachers, parents and guardians
  • HOSA—Future Health Professionals chapter and competitions
  • Collaboration with schools and health care facilities for career events

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clinical rotations

Clinical Rotations

  • Stipends for health care professional students
  • Rural training opportunities
  • Inter-professional programs for students in health care disciplines

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students k-college

Medical Professionals

  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Information on connecting health care students to health care professionals
  • Mental Health First Aid training

Learn About Medical Professionals »


rural communities

Rural Communities

  • Information on mentoring a health care student in your community
  • Technical assistance for HOSA – Future Health Professionals chapters in rural areas
  • Become a host family for students in rural clinical rotations

Learn About Rural Communities »