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Maryland Area Health Education Center (MAHEC)

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2017-2018 Annual Report Highlights

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.

Map of Maryland showing AHEC centers


2017-2018 IPE Seed Grant Symposium

Leah Millstein, MD and David Mallott, MDJanuary 5, 2019
The President's Message
Author: Mary T. Phelan

It’s a delicate activity that many young health care professionals feel they don’t do well: talking to patients and their families about the important topic of advance care planning.  Leah Millstein, MD, an assistant professor at the School of Medicine, once felt that way.

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