The Northwest Area Health Education Center of Wake Forest University School of Medicine provides and supports educational activities and services with a focus on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources to recruit, train and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy North Carolina.

Our Vision

Every North Carolinian is healthy and supported by an appropriate and well-trained health workforce that reflects the communities it serves.

Our Values

  • Excellence - We deliver quality activities and services that our customers and partners value.
  • Diversity - We promote equity and inclusivity.
  • Integrity - We act with fairness, transparency and the highest level of ethics.
  • Collaboration - We value partnerships and support interprofessional approaches.
  • Improvement - We continuously innovate and improve our work.


Northwest AHEC

Piedmont Plaza 1
1920 W 1st St, 6th Floor
Winston-Salem, NC 27104

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