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West Central Indiana - Area Health Education Center

The West Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (WCI-AHEC) improves health recruiting (find them), training (train them) and retaining (keep them) a diverse health work force for the underserved communities of: Clay, Fountain, Greene, Montgomery, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo, and Warren.

Find Them

  • Increase representation of individuals from under‐represented minority and disadvantaged (URMD), rural and medically underserved backgrounds in health professions, particularly primary care.
  • Improve health career preparation in high schools.
  • Develop the intent for students to pursue post‐secondary education for primary health care careers.

Train Them

  • Improve the readiness, willingness, and ability of health professions trainees to serve in primary care, rural and medically underserved community settings.
  • Enhance collaboration and partnerships between higher education and communities.

Keep Them

  • Increase health professionals’ access to training resources that support practice, reduce professional isolation, disseminate best practices, and improve quality of health care for medically underserved communities and health disparity populations.
  • Expand educational opportunities for Hoosier health professionals.
  • Address key issues in health profession shortage areas, such as rural and medically underserved areas.

AHEC Works!

Phone: 812.237.9688
Landsbaum Center for Health Education (on Union Hospital's campus), 1433 N. 6th 1/2 Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807
8:00 am - 4:30 pm (M-F)