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North East Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center


AHEC Sites

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Healthcare Web Resource Links

Hospitals & Health Systems

Math/Science/Health Careers Resources

Medical Schools

NEPA Colleges / Health Science Institutions

Northeast PA Residency Programs

NorthEast PA Information / Visitors

Preceptor Sites

Workforce / Employment Information

Regional , State & National Resources

Hospitals & Health Systems in NEPA

Allied Services (Scranton, Wilkes-Barre)
Barnes-Kasson Hospital (Susquehanna)
Geisinger Community Medical Center (Scranton)
Endless Mountains Health Systems (Montrose)
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Hazleton (Hazleton)
Guthrie Healthcare System (Sayre)
Hazleton General Hospital (Hazleton)
Hazleton Saint Joseph Medical Center (Hazleton)
Memorial Hospital (Towanda)
Commonwealth Health Affiliates
......First Hospital
Moses Taylor Hospital (Scranton)
Regional Hospital of Scranton (Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke)
......Tyler Memorial Hospital (Tunkhannock)

......Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center (Wilkes-Barre)
Pocono Health System (East Stroudsburg)
Wayne Memorial Hospital (Honesdale)
Wyoming Valley Health Care System (Wilkes-Barre, Kingston)

AHEC's in other Regions of PA & the National Site

PA AHEC Program Office
National AHEC Web Site
Eastcentral Pennsylvania AHEC
Northwest Pennsylvania AHEC
Northcentral Pennsylvania AHEC
Southwest Pennsylvania AHEC
Southcentral Pennsylvania AHEC
Southeast Pennsylvania AHEC

Medical Schools in Pennsylvania

Drexel University College of Medicine (MCP-Hahnemann)
Jefferson Medical College
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
The Commonwealth Medical College
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Math/Science/Health Careers Resources

Exploratorium-The museum of science, art and human perception
Guide to Health Careers and Related Medical Sites - Health Career Desciptions
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
LifeWorks by Office of Science Education
National Human Genome Research Institute
PA Department of Labor and Industry
Virtual Reference Shelf at the Library of Congress

Financial Aid & Scholarships for School

Fed Financial Aid Info
Health Professional Shortage Areas
National Health Service Corp
Student aid
PA Department of Health
The National Health Service Corps

Preceptor Sites - The Community-Based Teaching (CBT) program of the American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine recommends the following web sites to enhance office-based teaching skills:
CBT website - Here preceptors can access text books and articles on community-based teaching, as well as direct links to all the above sites.
Mountain AHEC, North Carolina - The NC AHEC has been around for over 25 years and has a very developed web site that includes self-learning modules and chat rooms for preceptors.
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine - Under its section on "Preceptor Education," the STFM web site offers recent columns "For the Office-Based Teacher of Family Medicine," a book list for preceptors and information on STFM's Preceptor Education Project.
Beck Library - Medical library information links and more.

Northeast PA Residency Programs - see Student Experiences

NorthEast PA Information / Visitors

Everhart Museum
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Luzerne County Visitors Bureau
Northern Tier Regional Planning
PA Visitors Network
Poconos/Endless Mountains Visitors Network
Waverly Community House

Workforce / Employment Information


Regional, State & National Resources

Centers for Disease Control
Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)
Health Resources Services Administration and Bureau of Health Professions
• National Association of County & City Health Officials
National Health Service Corp
NEIU 19 (Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit 19)
PA County Health Profiles
PA Department of Education
PA Department of Health
Scranton Area Foundation

Eastcentral - Northeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center
5662 Interchange Road Lehighton, PA 18235 | Phone: 610.379.2001 | Fax: 610.379.2005 | ecneahec.org