Upcoming Events

Careers in Action - Explore Health Professions

Careers in Action is a program for high school students (14 yrs and older) wishing to explore health professions. Image of Careers in Action FlyerParticipants will be invited into the hospital to gain a better understanding of the variety of health disciplines that exist in that setting. Over the course of seven monthly visits, an array of hospital departments will be explored in an interactive and educational way.

Program dates begin September 22 with Orientation at 5:30 - 6:30 pm. 

 

 

Student Healthcare Policy Conference

  • WHO: Students in health training programs
  • WHAT: 2022 Student Healthcare Policy Conference

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  • WHERE: Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433 N 6/12 Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807
  • WHEN: Thursday, October 27, 2022
  • WHY: The 2022 Student Healthcare Policy Conference is intended educate students on the policy and law-making process and empower them to effect change now and in their future health careers. Join legislators, healthcare professionals, and change-makers as they relay their knowledge and insights to the next generation of healthcare leaders.

West Central Indiana - Area Health Education Center

The West Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (WCI-AHEC) improves health by 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.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone 812.237.8136
Landsbaum Center for Health Education
(on Union Hospital's campus),
1433 N. 6th 1/2 Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Google Map: Location of the West Central Indiana - Area Health Education Center