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COAHEC Mission


Diversity: Increase the potential for secondary, college, and health profession students from underrepresented populations, educationally disadvantaged, and rural backgrounds to successfully pursue a health profession career with an emphasis in public health;

Distribution: Increase the potential for health profession students in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and allied health to practice in a rural or urban underserved community by immersing them in underserved community experiences through Community Based Education Training Programs, Field Placements, and Interprofessional Education and Training; provide access to evidenced-based health information, accredited high quality continuing education programs and support for health practitioners serving in rural and medically underserved areas in Colorado; and, 

Practice Transformation: Facilitate and support practice transformation of Colorado's healthcare system by promoting a patient-centered approach, addressing social determinants of health through a team-based, data-centered method with a focus on improving quality and community health outcomes in rural and medically underserved areas.


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