With over 15 years of experience in healthcare workforce development, R-AHEC has established itself as a regional model of excellence in identifying and addressing the workforce needs of healthcare providers located throughout Western and Central New York. Since the early 2000’s, R-AHEC has received funding from the NYSDOL/DOH’s Healthcare Workforce Retraining Initiative (HWRI).

Through HWRI funds, a total of 4,363 healthcare professionals to date have been trained in such areas as nurse leadership, LPN and RN tuition assistance, basic computer skills, and data analytics among others.

Let R-AHEC work for you in helping your organization to assess, address and deliver training that will be valuable to the development of your staff. Please contact us at (585) 786-6275 for more information.

With the knowledge, experience and expertise in workforce development, R-AHEC can assist your organization with the training skills necessary for success in every health care department.

National Health Service Corps Scholarship

While it has no affiliation with and is not a service offered by WNY R-AHEC, the NHSC’s goals are very much aligned with ours, and it is a great opportunity for health care students around the country to potentially acquire funding.

You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school in one of the following primary care disciplines:

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurse Practitioners (post-graduate degree with clinical practice focus)
  • Certified Nurse-Midwives
  • Physician Assistants

The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community. Click here for more information and to apply.