The Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce (ACRH-HW) exists to help strengthen systems to deliver comprehensive and culturally relevant health care to rural Alaska. It serves all aspects of Alaska's rural health system: Native and non-Native, physical and behavioral, within all disciplines as they struggle to address our state's health delivery challenges.
Alaska's Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a statewide university-industry partnership housed within the ACRH-HW. It isfocused on strengthening Alaska's health workforce. in three distinct areas:
The Alaska AHEC partners with health facilities and organizations to create regional AHEC offices, serving distinct geographic areas. The Alaska AHEC regional centers and host organizations are:
The Alaska CACHE is a major initiative of the ACRH/AHEC made possible through collaboration with several healthcare industry partners. These partners serve on the Alaska CACHE Development Subcommittee and contribute heavily to its design and functionality. They are: