RCC to host an Area Health Education Center

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is the first community college in the Commonwealth to host an Area Health Education Center (AHEC).

The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority works in partnership with AHEC to recruit, train and retain a healthcare workforce committed to underserved populations. RCC is one of eight AHEC centers in Virginia.

“Our location at the community college shows a different kind of commitment,” said Dr. Charles Smith, RCC dean of health sciences. “We are delighted that we can serve the community in this way, in addition to our existing programs at RCC.”

The Virginia AHEC operates under four…[to-view-more]