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/Northeastern 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

• PAcareerLink

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
• PAgRescue
• Scranton Area Foundation

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