Through collaborative relationships with community partners in healthcare facilities, academic institutions, government agencies and a variety of community based organizations, the Bronx-Westchester Area Health Education Center:

  • Encourages youth to pursue health careers through student internships and school programs.
  • Creates community-based health professional training opportunities and public health programs.
  • Strengthens community networks to increase minority representation in all healthcare professions.
  • Builds partnerships to increase the quality and accessibility of healthcare in underserved communities.
  • Facilitates the ongoing development of community partnerships to eliminate health disparities and achieve common goals.