Accomplishments

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Since 1993, the MRGB AHEC has:

  • Served over 200,000 students, health care professionals, and community participants through educational programs
  • A survey conducted in 2005, 90% of AHEC alumni were enrolled in higher education and 10% did not continue college due to financial reasons.

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In fiscal year 2011-2012, a total of 42,105 people from Webb, La Salle, Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, and Zapata Counties were served through the various programs of the MRGB AHEC.
 
 

Career Fairs/Classroom Presentations/Health Careers Promotion Recruitment:

  • Students 5,400
  • AHEC Parents 215
  • Head of Class, Youth of the Month 1,782 (students, parents and teachers)

Community Events

  • Professional Development - 13 teachers
  • Community Events - 27,188 individuals were served
  • Mentoring - 3 college students were mentored

Community-Based Training Programs for Health Professionals

The AHEC promotes community based training by providing and identifying clinical training sites for the trainees.  Training agreement been developed with the following:
  • Gateway Community Health Center
  • Laredo Medical Center
  • Laredo Pediatric & Neonatology
  • Lamar Bruni Vergara Rehab Center
  • Doctors Hospital of Laredo
  • City of Laredo Health Department
  • Mercy Ministries of Laredo
  • Ruthe B. Cowl Rehab
  • Gustavo Villarreal, MD
  • Leo Cigarroa, MD
  • Mateo Reyes, MD
  • Oscar Benavides, MD
  • United Independent School District, Career Technology Education Department

Continuing Education Events

  • 2,673 persons attended continuing education programs
  • Total Number of Contact Hours - [2,673 x 115] = 307,395
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Annual Report 2012-2013

The Mission of the MRGB-AHEC is to enhance the quality of life in the communities of the region by:
  • Increasing the number of well-trained health care workers;
  • Enhancing the academic resources and support to existing health care providers; and
  • Fostering a healthy lifestyle for the citizens of the communities.
The MRGB-AHEC works to meet the needs of the region through three programmatic areas: Health Careers Opportunity Programs (HCOP) K-16; Continuing Education and Community Health Literacy Programs.
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Annual Report 2013-2014

The Mission of the MRGB-AHEC is to enhance the quality of life in the communities of the region by:
  • Increasing the number of well-trained health care workers;
  • Enhancing the academic resources and support to existing health care providers; and
  • Fostering a healthy lifestyle for the citizens of the communities.
The MRGB-AHEC works to meet the needs of the region through three programmatic areas: Health Careers Opportunity Programs (HCOP) K-16; Continuing Education and Community Health Literacy Programs.

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