To be a leader in building a collaborative educational system
designed to optimize the health of South Carolinians.
To enhance access to quality health care, particularly primary and preventive care, by improving the education, supply and distribution of healthcare professionals through community/academic partnerships.
Our Core Values:
Excellence, Integrity, Effectiveness, Professionalism, Service, and Efficiency
Our Goals and Objectives
Health Careers Program (HCP)
Facilitate a coordinated, statewide approach for increasing the number and diversity of students entering the health professions pipeline in South Carolina.
Health Professions Student Program (HPS)
- Increase the supply and improve the distribution of primary care providers and other healthcare professionals through recruitment and retention programs.
- Foster the development of health professionals who are clinically competent and responsive to the needs of communities.
Continuing Education (CE)
- Enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of healthcare professionals in South Carolina (specifically the 12 counties of the Lowcountry AHEC region) to meet the needs of our state’s population.