Our Mission: Advancing the health and well-being of people and communities.
Our Vision: Leading toward a healthier tomorrow
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degrees and departments, connect with an academic advisor, or learn about the resources
at UAA that can help you be successful in your degree.
With more than 45 certificate or degree program options to choose from, the College
of Health will help you launch your career, or find continuing education opportunities
in Alaska's Healthcare industry.
In a recent analysis of the state’s healthcare workforce, the Alaska Hospital and Healthcare Association found that job vacancies are increasing, and not enough people are entering the workforce to make up for it.
Leaders in Alaska discussed the pressing healthcare workforce crisis in the state and ways to support and retain providers at the 2023 Alaska State of Reform Conference last month.
This year’s Fall Grand Rounds, organized by UAA’s Interprofessional Education Committee (IPE) and the Alaska Center for Rural Health & Health Workforce (ACRH-HW), focused on the topic of Traditional Healing by request from rural communities.
Health education isn't always accessible in rural Alaska, The Alaska Center for Rural Health & Health Workforce (ACRH-HW) combats this by offering programming that meets youth in their home communities or brings them to a location where they have the opportunity to explore professional facilities and meet health professionals.
Fifty-two UAA students interested in the AHEC Scholars program had the opportunity to make new friends, meet program leadership, and hear from a traditional healer at the AHEC Scholars Kickoff, marking the start of a new year for our Scholars!
Alaska AHEC staff and directors traveled to Salt Lake City for the 2023 National AHEC Organization Biennial Conference. Olivia Bridges, Southwest AHEC Director, and Vincent P. Villella, Northwest AHEC Director, each received awards for their dedication to their unique and remote AHEC centers and programs.