RESOURCES

Below you will find organizations, reference material, websites and partnerships for your use.


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Area Health Education Centers

For more information on AHECs—nationally and in the state of Oregon—please follow the appropriate links below.

National AHEC Organization
Oregon AHEC at OHSU
AHEC of Southwest Oregon (Roseburg)
Northeast Oregon AHEC (La Grande)
Oregon Pacific AHEC (Lincoln City)
Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute (Lake Oswego)


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Better Together

Better Together Central Oregon is a regional, cross-sector partnership working collectively to improve education outcomes for children and youth from cradle to career. Ensuring children receive the opportunities and support needed to enter school ready to succeed. Early Learning & Wellness.

Click here to learn more.


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Central Oregon Cares

Better access to health care goes beyond the physical means of buildings, hospitals and clinics. Better access involves an inclusive and diverse workforce that is equipped with the cultural sensitivity to serve the community. An inclusive workforce will not only benefit your organization, but also the health of the community it serves.

Click here to learn more.


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Central Oregon Health Council

The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt public and private coordinated health care systems to improve health; increase quality, reliability, availability, and continuity of care; and reduce the cost of care.to improve health; increase quality, reliability, availability, and continuity of care; and reduce the cost of care.

Click here to learn more.


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Central Oregon STEM Hub

Mission The Central Oregon STEM Hub is a partnership connecting regional pre K-12 education, higher education, industry, and community partners to catalyze opportunities and exploration in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Click here to learn more.


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The Conversation Project

The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. The Conversation Project is an initiative of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a not-for-profit organization that is a leader in health and health care improvement worldwide.

Click here to learn more.

And click here to read about Scott Johnson’s experience with The Conversation Project and high school students.


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Continuing Medical Education at St. Charles

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East Cascades Works

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Guide to Health Care Careers

This resource is also available in a hard copy. Email us to request one, using the form on our Contact Us page.


 

Healthcare Careers Survey

Wondering if a health care career is right for you? There are a variety of tools online to help you answer that question.

Click here to learn more.


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National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

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OHSU—AHEC Scholars

For information about this opportunity- available to professional students in a wide variety of health care fields.

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OHSU—Interprofessional Practice and Education

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OHSU—Scholars for a Healthy Oregon

Make a difference with your degree by applying for funding through the Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI). Designed with both the student and Oregon workforce in mind, SHOI provides eligible students with a unique opportunity to help address healthcare disparity in the state.

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OHSU—NNACOE-Northwest Native American Center of Excellence

The Northwest Native American Center of Excellence at OHSU will comprehensively and sustainably address the health care needs of all people by increasing Native American voice in the U.S. health professions workforce.

Click here to learn more.


 

Public Health Programs in Oregon

In 2016, a United Health Foundation study found that Oregon ranked 21st out of all 50 states in terms of population health. As such, ample opportunities exist for students who aspire to enter the public health field. Oregon State University—one of the state’s two flagship universities—operates the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, which includes both undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, Oregon Health and Sciences University and Portland State University have joined forces to operate their own OHSU-PSU School of Public Health.

Click here to learn more.