Nevada Area Health Education Centers

Desert Meadows AHEC in Las Vegas,  Frontier AHEC in Elko, and  High Sierra AHEC in Reno serve as the principal centers for the program and provide continuing education classes, technical assistance, student programs, and distance linkages to enhance practice opportunities for health practitioners.

Desert Meadows AHEC Logo Developing Future LEaders in Health Care

Desert Meadows AHEC

Las Vegas and Southern Nevada.

High Sierra AHEC Logo Education Health Community

High Sierra AHEC

Reno and Northern Nevada.

Frontier AHEC Logo Areah Health Education Center

Frontier AHEC

Rural Nevada.

Our Mission

The mission of AHEC is to reach out to rural and urban areas with shortages of health care professionals. The AHEC centers serve as the bridge between academic health programs and the community in all seventeen Nevada counties.