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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 '17-'18 year
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2019 Leadership Conference

March's 2019 Leadership Conference in San Diego was a success! Click for highlights and presentations.
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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

2019:08:21 | From the CEO's Office

It’s Action Alert Season here at the NAO, as we’re in the middle of sending out eblasts encouraging you to call your senators regarding the Fiscal Year 2020 federal appropriations...


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.