Older Adults and Opioids – Webinar Series [Video Presentations]

This FREE webinar series co-hosted by the FLGEC and the Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (WNY R-AHEC) will introduce participants to the evolving trends leading to the current opioid crisis in the United States and how the population of older adults are impacted. An Overview of Addiction from a Medical Perspective Presenter: Gregory Collins, DO, […]


FCC Announces Increase to Rural Health Care Funding for Funding Year (FY) 2019

March 13, 2020 FCC Announces Increase to Rural Health Care Funding for Funding Year (FY) 2019 The total Rural Health Care Program demand for FY2019 was $719.48 million, which exceeded the $677.29 million in previously available funding. The Order permits USAC to carry forward additional unused funds from prior years to cover this funding gap […]


Older Adults and Opioids – Webinar Series

The Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC) through the HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) at the University of Rochester, and the Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (WNY R-AHEC) present Older Adults and Opioids – Webinar Series This FREE webinar series will introduce participants to the evolving trends leading to the current […]


R-AHEC Celebrates 20 Years

Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (R-AHEC) is excited to celebrate it’s 20 years of commitment to helping transform the healthcare workforce in Western New York. R-AHEC was formed in 1999 as the first AHEC center in New York. We serve a 12-county region in Western New York. Our mission is “to improve […]


WNY R-AHEC Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Celebrating the renovations, upgrades, and repairs to the William F. Thiel Hospitality House – May 15th, 2019 Thank you to all who attended our Ribbon Cutting & Open House Ceremony.  Your support was greatly appreciated! The renovations, upgrades, and repairs were graciously funded by: Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo: William F. Thiel Trust Fund John […]


R-AHEC receives grant for Rural Scholars Program

Warsaw, NY (May 16, 2019) – Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (R-AHEC) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $6,000 grant from the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation. This funding will support the purchase of laptop computers for the Rural AHEC Scholars Program. The computers will support student training […]


eLearning Activity Development Vendors – Frequently Asked Questions

For those companies submitting questions to WNY R-AHEC’s Request For Proposal for eLearning Activity Development. We have added a new FAQ section to help with proposal development. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Is the timeline for completion of activities/games flexible? The due date for the first set of completed activities/games can be extended 2 weeks up […]


Spring 2019 Care Coordination Summit

APRIL 10, 2019 | 1pm-4pm LOCATION: Gateway Center31 Water St., Alpha Café – 2nd FloorJamestown, NY 14701 The Chautauqua Center welcomes you to our 2019 Care Coordination Summit. Thank you for joining us to learn more about who’s who in Care Coordination Agencies and local community resources. At this summit we have a special treat! […]


WNY R-AHEC Ribbon Cutting & Open House

To Celebrate The Renovations, Upgrades and Repairs To The William F. Thiel Hospitality House Date: May 15, 2019Time: 2:00pm-4:00pmLocation: 20 Duncan Street, Warsaw NY 14569RSVP: http://www.rahecopenhouse.eventbrite.com


R-AHEC receives grant for ‘Wyoming County Rural Health Immersion Program’

Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (R-AHEC) announces receipt of a grant award for the organizations rural health immersion program. R-AHEC submitted an application to the William F. Thiel Trust at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The $38,000 grant will provide housing for students during each of their four-week long competency-based clinical […]