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Join us for Meet the Health Professionals Live Webinar Series

Jun 16, 2022 12:47:17 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, health professionals

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Join us for Meet the Health Professionals Live Webinar Series where students can network with and ask questions of professionals in the healthcare workforce.

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Camp Med Teaches Life-Saving Skills to Future Health Care Professionals

Jun 9, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in NCAHEC, health careers, Wake Forest School of Medicine, camp med, summer camp

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During the summer of 2021, Alan Morales, 17, completed Northwest AHEC Camp Med, an educational summer program geared at exposing students to the varied career opportunities in the health care field which also introduces them to basic skills such as the Heimlich maneuver, CPR and how to tie a tourniquet.

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Camp Med 2022 Virtual Summer Program Open to High School Students

Jun 1, 2022 8:58:12 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, camp med, summer camp

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Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) is gearing up for another fun and informative virtual Camp Med this summer. Last year’s camp hosted more than 600 participants from North Carolina and beyond. This year the self-paced camp will be available again to students in grades 8 to 12, from June 1 through July 31.

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Camp Med 2022 Summer Program Coming Soon - In Person or Virtual

Apr 22, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, camp med, summer camp

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Camp Med 2022 Summer Program is a great way to expose students to the world of possibilities in health careers. Now more than ever the need for talented healthcare workforce is a necessity. Students will be exposed to the stimulating world of working in healthcare, reflect on social determinants of health.

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NWAHEC Sparked Interest in Health Careers - Dr. Erin Saner Follows Her Dream to Become a Physician

Mar 14, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Healthcare Insights, health careers, Wake Forest School of Medicine, medical provider

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We were delighted to speak with Dr. Erin Saner on our Healthcare Insights Podcast and discuss her background with Northwest AHEC Health Careers which helped lead her into becoming a Medical Doctor and Assistant Instructor of Family & Community Medicine at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist.

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NWAHEC Partners with WSSU to Honor 2021 Legends of Healthcare East Winston

Nov 8, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, health disparities, winston-salem, WSSU

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Winston-Salem State University's School of Health Sciences (SOHS) and Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) of Wake Forest University School of Medicine partnered to honor individuals who have made a positive impact on the health and wellness of the residents of East Winston during the Annual Healthcare Legends of East Winston event on Wednesday, October 20.

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Camp Med 2021 Recap

Aug 30, 2021 10:44:24 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, camp med

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Wake Forest School of Medicine and Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) just wrapped up Camp Med 2021. It was such a fun and educational experience with the best of both worlds with in-person Camp Med resuming in some counties and virtual Camp Med available to all as well! With 600+ participants enrolled across the Northwest AHEC region, North Carolina, and beyond it was a huge success.

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Press Release: Students explore healthcare field through Camp Med experience

Aug 5, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, camp med, summer camp

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JEFFERSON, N.C. ¬¬— Ashe County High School students gained valuable insight into the healthcare field during Ashe Memorial Hospital’s Camp Med Summer Program July 12-16, 2021.

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Camp Med Reaches High School Students In Person and Online This Year

Jul 1, 2021 1:18:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, students, camp med

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Our typical Camp Med Program has traditionally been held in person throughout the Northwest AHEC 17-county region for students in grades 9-12. The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 created an opportunity to transition this program to a virtual platform where we reached 900+ students last year!

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We Made The News! WFMY News 2 Covers Camp Med.

Jun 4, 2021 8:59:58 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, camp med, summer camp

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Thanks to WFMY News 2 for covering: "Camp Med gets teenagers interested in healthcare careers" Wake Forest School of Medicine and Northwest Area Health Education Center organize the event each year. This year, it's virtual.

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