AHEC/HETC - California Border Health Education Training Center

Investigator: Katherine A. Flores, MD
Sponsor: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Location(s): Mexico


AHECs (Area Health Education Centers) and HETCs (Health Education Training Centers) have regional offices which provide community placements, service learning opportunities and clinical experiences for medical, dental, physician assistant, nursing, pharmacy and allied health students in rural and urban underserved communities. Programs also focus on recruitment, placement, and retention activities to address community and state health care workforce needs.