Welcome to The
Southern Vermont

Area Health Education Center

The Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center improves access to quality health care by working with community and academic partners to support healthcare workforce development through recruitment, retention and continuing education of health care professionals.


K-12 Students

Interested in a career in health care? Explore all that health care careers have to offer.


College & Health Professions Students

Resources for college and health professions students, including community projects and clinical rotations.



Continuing education, loan repayment, and recruitment for health care professionals.

Applications for our Summer 2014 MedQuest and CollegeQuest programs are now closed.
Congratulations to the students who have been accepted into the 2014 MedQuest programs.  Please see the MedQuest page for more information about the program.
CollegeQuest applicants: Stay tuned for the status of your application!



Connecting students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health.

For more information contact your regional AHEC or
Elizabeth Cote, Director Elizabeth.Cote@uvm.edu
(802) 656-0030



“Safe Landings” — Comprehensive Pain Management, Improved Patient Care and Community Safety

This program will cover the social dynamic of the Public Safety officer becoming involved with Public Health.  The intended audience includes uniformed law enforcement officers from Vermont State Police, County Sheriff Offices, Municipal Police Department or the Department of Corrections, Child Protective Services, Social Services agencies and support staff, home visitors and health care practitioners.  Paramedics, EMT’s and other first reponders are encouraged to attend this session.  For more information and to register, please click here.>


Workforce Snapshot

Download the 2013 Primary Care Workforce Snapshot