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ERIC Number: ED133471
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Area Health Education Centers: A Directory of Federal, State, Local and Private Decentralized Health Professional Education Programs. Health Manpower References.
Pagan (C. E.) Associates, Inc., Baltimore, MD.
This Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) directory catalogues the Federal, State, local, and private decentralized professional health education programs initiated in direct response to the recommendations of the 1970 "Carnegie Commission Report of Higher Education and the Nation's Health." The introductory section briefly presents the history of the area health education concept, the identification and classification of AHEC-type programs, AHEC classification prototypes, and definitions of the five elements which comprise these classifications. Following the introduction, maps indicating the geographic distribution of AHEC and AHEC-type programs are presented. The remainder of the directory identifies l40 AHEC and AHEC-type programs throughout the country, which are located in 38 states. Each entry is listed by State, and includes the title of the program, classification, funding, executive director, and program address and telephone number. (SH)
Descriptors: Consortia, Directories, Federal Programs, Health Programs, Local Government, Private Agencies, Professional Education, Public Health, State Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-022-00510-7, $1.05)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Manpower.
Authoring Institution: Pagan (C. E.) Associates, Inc., Baltimore, MD.