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Employer Spotlight: Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center

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The Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a private, non-profit, 501(C) 3 organization, which became operational in 1997. Governed by a 16-person board of directors, AHEC services the nine counties comprising Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

To accomplish its mission, AHEC works to recruit and retain health professionals in the medically underserved areas on the Eastern Shore and offers health care education programs for health professionals in the service area and students from colleges and universities in Maryland and surrounding areas.

The article below was included in the Maryland Area Health Education Center Program’s newsletter.


Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center Welcomes Information Technology Intern

ESAHEC Intern Brendon Morse
ESAHEC Intern Brendon Morse

The Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC) welcomes Brendon Morse who is completing his last semester at Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science in information systems. With the assistance of the ABLE program, ESAHEC was able to partner with SU’s nationally accredited Perdue School of Business to provide a senior capstone internship experience. This spring, Morse will be working to improve and update ESAHEC’s technology through many platforms, including web analytics, social media, site updating and maintenance, and with its eLearning application. The use of technology in delivering programs and services to such a large geographic region and in efficient and effective ways make this partnership especially important to the success of the ESAHEC.

Morse related that when he arrived at the ESAHEC he was unsure of what to expect. He went on to say: “But after just the interview I knew it was going to be a great experience. The staff of ESAHEC was extremely welcoming, friendly and displayed a strong desire to achieve the organization’s mission and goals. I am glad and honored to be working alongside such driven people and hope I can do my part to help improve the organization in whatever ways I can.”

The ESAHEC is grateful to have the talents of this young professional.

For more information about ESAHEC, please visit www.ESAHEC.org.

Maryland Area Health Education Center Program
29 S. Paca Street, Lower Level
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
www.medschool.umaryland.edu/ahec

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