Southwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Katrina Hoff, Project Director
1607 W. Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702
The Southwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is part of a nation-wide system of programs created to improve the distribution, diversity, and supply of the primary healthcare workforce, with a special emphasis on meeting the needs of rural and underserved areas by partnering with educational institutions and state, regional, and national primary care proponents. Southwest Idaho AHEC works in conjunction with the North Idaho AHEC in Moscow and the Southeast Idaho AHEC located in Pocatello and other key stakeholders to promote and support programs that will enhance the health careers workforce. Idaho AHECs are affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine WWAMI Program.