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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 '18-'19 year

Standing against racism, injustice

Recent acts of injustice, racism, and discrimination have been traumatic and challenging for our nation. This injustice has touched us, and all humanity, in a deeply profound way.
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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

2020:08:10 | From the CEO's Office

It is that time of the year -- the dedicated volunteers of the NAO Committee on Research, Outcome, and Evaluations (CORE) have begun collecting data and will do so through Aug. 31. The information gathered helps us to, among other things, effectively tell our story to legislators and other partners...


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.