Southeast Nebraska Area Health Education Center

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Connecting Students to Careers, Health Professionals to Communities, & Communities to Better Health.


Nebraska Area Health Education Center's Mission: To meet the state's health and health workforce needs. The Nebraska AHEC Program provides educational programs and services that bridge academic institutions and communities to improve the health of Nebraskans with a focus on rural and underserved populations.

Program Goals

  • Develop and sustain a robust and diverse local health workforce in Nebraska by engaging youth and others to complete health professions training programs and enter health careers.
  • Recruit health students to consider working in rural underserved areas of the state by providing clinical experiences in these communities during their training.
  • Retain health professionals in these regions by offering accessible continuing education and professional development opportunities.


SE Nebraska AHEC Center 2022-2023 at a Glance

Health Career Pipeline


Students exposed to health careers

AHEC Scholars


Nebraska AHEC Scholars

Clinical Training


Clinical training rotation hours supported at 14 different locations

Continuing Education


Clinical training rotation hours to paramedics in rural and urban counties

Annual Reports