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Area Health Education Centers (AHEC)

Rowan-Virtua SOM has operated the New Jersey AHEC program for the past 40 years. New Jersey AHEC includes three centers and a network of over 80 community-based organizations located in medically underserved areas of New Jersey. The program provides education and training to medical students, and other health professionals, with the goal of increasing the diversity and distribution of health professionals in underserved areas. These clinicians are prepared to deliver high quality, culturally competent care to vulnerable populations in a transforming health care system.

Learn more about the Garden AHEC, Shore AHEC and the Camden Area Health Education Centers, Inc. by visiting the link below.

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Huntington's Disease Family Service Center

Huntington’s disease is a genetically-determined disorder of movement, mood and cognitive function. As the southern New Jersey regional site of the Huntington’s Disease Family Service Center, the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA). NJISA offers a comprehensive program for the evaluation of new, previously undiagnosed patients and provides continuing care for patients with an established diagnosis. Patients and their families are encouraged to attend a monthly support group offered by NJISA to discuss the challenges of living with the disease with others who share a diagnosis. The group provides an opportunity for families and those with Huntington’s disease to learn about the disease, cope with challenges, and access available resources.

Learn more about this program, and others offered by NJISA, by visiting the link below.

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