Our Mission

The Northern AHEC, through collaborative efforts, improves access to quality healthcare by making improvements in the supply, training, development, and distribution of health professionals across various county areas.
Our Programs

Our Programs

We offer healthcare workforce information, data, self-assessments, connections, planning pathways, resume building, and job postings to students, career-seekers, workers, educators, employers and community/economic developers.


P-TECH is a new model for secondary education that trades the traditional classroom for “innovation spaces” through group collaboration and hands-on learning.

Rural Immersion

NAHEC partners with Colleges and rural communities hospitals Rural giving students from urban settings the chance to see the benefits and challenges of providing healthcare in a rural environment.

M.A.S.H Camps

M.A.S.H Camp is a fun and educational day camp for students to explore health careers. Students are exposed to a variety of health professions, covering everything from on-the-job-training to an advanced college degree.


Start your search by learning more about healthcare careers and comparing occupations. HWcareers is the best way to learn more about yourself and the healthcare careers that are right for you.

Job Shadow Placement

Let us help coordinate your next healthcare job shadowing experience.  Fill out the Job Shadow Interest Form and we will be in touch with you:

AHEC Scholars

The NYS AHEC Scholars Program is a two-year, interdisciplinary program with a defined set of clinical, didactic, and community-based training activities.

The Bruce C. Potter Memorial Scholarship

In 2011, NAHEC established the Bruce C. Potter Memorial Scholarship as a legacy to honor Bruce’s tireless commitment to building healthcare access for those most in need.  The scholarship is a competitive annual award for High School Seniors or Non-Traditional learners in good standing who have completed one or more NAHEC programs, and have been accepted and will be entering a healthcare training program within the next semester cycle.