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Maryland Area Health Education Center (MAHEC)

The Maryland Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is a community engagement and impact initiative supported by the University of Maryland School of Medicine with funding from Health Resources & Services Administration and Maryland Department of Health.

The mission of the MAHEC is to improve the health status of Marylanders through community educational partnerships that foster a commitment to enhancing healthcare access in the rural and urban underserved areas of the state.

MAHEC Centers

The MAHEC Program and its first center, AHEC West (formerly Western Maryland Area Health Education Center), were established in 1976. The Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC) was the second center established in 1995 and the third was the Baltimore Area Health Education Center (BAHEC) in 2002.


YouthWorks Jobs Open Doors at UMB

August 11, 2017

This summer, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) welcomed more than 50 teenagers into the family in its role as a YouthWorks employer. The teens gained valuable skills and relationships while learning what UMB has to offer. Full story

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