Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce (ACRH-HW)

ACRH-HW develops academic health programs and sponsors educational programming and job shadowing in healthcare fields, collaborating with others to identify and meet Alaska's health workforce needs.

National Bureau of Health Workforce

Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce


The health workforce that Alaska needs is developed through collaborations inside and outside of the University system.



The Center supports the University of Alaska's Strategic Pathways mission of health program planning and intercampus collaboration. The Alaska AHEC Program provides the framework of statewide community partnerships to support the full pipeline of health workforce development from career exploration to health program training to continuing education. 


  • Collaboration and Partnership
  • Grow Our Own, Close to Home
  • Responsive  and Reliable Service
  • Intelligent and Transparent Dialogue
  • Positivity (“Can Do”)
  • Integrity
  • Flexibility

Icons courtesy of the Noun Project: creators Wilson Joseph, Health Care Symbols Collection, Ted Grajeda, Zlatko Najdenovski, Nicholas Menghini, Thomas Helbig.
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