Where Health and Education Form a Community

 As a community-based nonprofit agency, the Mid Rio Grande Border AHEC links students to health careers, professionals to educational resources and citizens to healthy living.  This is accomplished by offering continuing education, health career awareness, and health literacy throughout the communities.

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 36th annual Update in Medicine Conference set for Friday


The Board of Directors of the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and the Webb-Zapata-Jim Hogg Medical Society announced the upcoming virtual 36th annual Update in Medicine Conference scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration is available at 36thannualupdateeventbrite.com
The collaboration between AHEC and Webb-Zapata-Jim Hogg Medical Society has been critical and solid over the years and has resulted in this annual program, to serve the medical providers and community members in Webb and surrounding counties. It is designed to provide continuing education opportunities for all practicing providers attending. This program brings to the community the most current information regarding the diagnosis, treatment and prevention methods for numerous illnesses affecting residents in the South Texas border.

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MRGB AHEC serves 5 counties

MRGB AHEC serves the counties of Dimmit, Duval, La Salle, Webb and Zapata. The people of these counties count on AHEC to provide health and wellness educational programs.

A few programs offered include:

Mental health is a growing topic in our community and AHEC wants to help the community in any way they can. We do this by providing education on mental health topics, training sessions on how to respond to youth in a crisis and holding a mental health annual conference to promote awareness among health professionals.

We would like to remind the community to take time for yourself because your mental health is important to your overall well being. If you are experiencing a crisis please use these listed resources.

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Are you a student wondering about your educational future?

  • AHEC can introduce you to all health careers.

  • AHEC can introduce you to health professionals and schedule shadowing and mentoring experiences.

  • AHEC can help you explore higher education programs.

Mid Rio Grande Border Area Health Education Center is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt charitable organization registered in the United States


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