Vision and Mission

The Western Regional Area Health Education Center at Western Michigan University has the following vision and mission.


Strengthen the primary care workforce through the recruitment, training and retention of healthcare professionals in medically underserved, healthcare provider shortage areas.


Enhance access to quality primary and preventive healthcare for the residents in the 19-county catchment area, by increasing the size and diversity of the healthcare workforce through community partnerships.

Connecting people to careers


Thank you to the following programs that are helping AHEC fulfill the mission.