Communities are experiencing a shortage of well-trained healthcare professionals.

These Health Careers videos allow students, teachers and adults to see opportunities in many fantastic careers that pay high dividends with job satisfaction, earning capacity, and mobility while touring the facilities where health professionals work.

Health Careers in Georgia

Detailed descriptions of health professions and the pathway to those professions

Health Education Journey

Timeline showing how long it will take to obtain degrees in certain fields

Health Careers by Institution

Explore different health careers offered through a number of Georgia institutions

Medical Schools in Georgia

A list of the public and private medical schools in Georgia


Explore Health Careers

AHEC develops and implements recruitment initiatives to increase knowledge of health professions and career pathways for students seeking a healthcare career.


Opportunities for Health Science Students

AHEC facilitates community-based clinical training for health profession students by offering clinical placement assistance, housing, and travel support.

Financial Aid

Scholarship and grants information for health profession students in Georgia.

AHEC Scholars

Get hands-on training, experience providing care in a underserved environments, and work with other health professions students.

AHEC Housing

Georgia AHEC Housing locations and housing policies for health professions students in Georgia

Find GME Programs

A comprehensive list of graduate medical education programs within the state of Georgia

Rural Provider Tax Credit

Georgia taxpayers can receive a state income tax credit for 100% of the amount they contribute to qualified rural hospital organizations.

Preceptor Tax Incentive Program

A tax credit for community-based physicians who provided uncompensated training to Georgia's health professions students.

Loan Repayment

The GBHCW administers service-cancelable loan repayment programs for physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and advanced practice registered nurses.

Self-care and Wellbeing

Professional development opportunities that include CE, trainings, and resources.


Supporting Health Professionals in Georgia

Address key issues in health professional shortage areas by providing health professionals with access to resources that support practice, reduce professional isolation, disseminate best practices, and improve quality of healthcare for medically underserved communities and health disparities populations.

The goal is to provide continuing educational offerings throughout Georgia for healthcare professionals seeking to expand their knowledge and skills on a continuum, increase their competency, and to maintain professional licensure and certification.

Serving Georgia’s Communities Since 1984

Blue Ridge AHEC Foothills AHEC Magnolia Coastlands AHEC SOWEGA AHEC SPCC Atlanta AHEC Three Rivers AHEC