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Mission Statement  

The mission of the Coastal Area Health Education Center is to improve the health of all citizens of Southeastern North Carolina by being a leader in providing education, clinical training, and information resources for health and human service personnel.

To accomplish its mission, Coastal AHEC will:

  • Improve the recruitment, retention, diversity, and distribution of health care personnel.
  • Improve access and availability of needed clinical services for underserved populations.
  • Utilize emerging technologies to disseminate health information and link practitioners with needed resources.
  • Provide health professions residents and students with educational and clinical primary care training activities.
  • Provide continuing education, consultation-technical assistance, and research services to enhance the practice environment for health care professionals.
  • Serve as a bridge between academic institutions, health care agencies, and other organizations committed to improving health care.


This page was last updated on August 15, 2003