Our Programs

High School

Public Health and Health Professions Summer Camp

Erie Niagara AHEC and the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions host an annual summer camp to expose high school students to public health topics and careers. Learn more…

University at Buffalo Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Project

The Western New York Genetics in Research and Health Care Partnership, funded by a Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will develop an ongoing partnership with disadvantaged schools across a 14-county region that will serve as a pipeline for teacher and student recruitment, training and mentorship in bioscience, with a particular focus on genetics. Learn more…

University at Buffalo National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Project

The Western New York Genetics in Research Partnership developed partnerships with disadvantaged schools across a 14-county region in Western New York that served as a pipeline for teacher and student recruitment, training and mentorship in STEM, with a particular focus on basic genome analysis and bioinformatics in an National Science Foundation (NSF) ITEST Strategies project grant (Award Number 1311902). Learn more…

College and Graduate School

SEARCH Program

Rotations and experiences help students gain essential clinical experiences to meet state board requirements, including a variety of clinical skills, patient care experiences, and decision-making skills. Learn more…

Cultural Humility Education

To increase health profession students understanding of diverse populations and their needs, Erie Niagara AHEC has partnered with the University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement to develop a comprehensive cultural humility curriculum to be used as part of a health profession curriculum. Learn more…

Health Care Job Shadows

Job shadowing is an excellent way for students to explore their future career and to see how the skills they are learning relate to work. As an organization, Erie Niagara AHEC works to connect students to underserved areas. Learn more…

Health Profession Loan Forgiveness Presentations

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) provides financial support and professional development to primary care, dental, and mental/behavioral health providers and sites in underserved communities. Learn more…

Pathways to Nursing Success

Trocaire College has been awarded the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant. The grant will fund an estimated $1.8 million over four years for the college and its community partners to recruit, support, retain and graduate diverse nursing professionals to power the local healthcare workforce. Learn more…

Continuing  Education and Professional Development

Health Profession Loan Forgiveness Presentations

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) provides financial support and professional development to primary care, dental, and mental/behavioral health providers and sites in underserved communities. Learn more…

Millennium Collaborative Care, PPS Cultural Competency, and Health Literacy Training

Cultural Competency and Health Literacy trainings provide opportunities for individuals to explore the intersectionality of identities, and how it relates to organizational development and practices. Learn more…