Desert Mountain AHEC

130 Rick Francis St. El Paso, TX 79905

Desert Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC) helps prospective students explore the health care field through a variety of activities and organizations designed to increase knowledge of and interest in the medical field. Journey to medical school. Nursing Exploration. Health Careers Camp. Lubbock Leadership Camp. Collegiate & High School. Double T Health Professions Honor Society. Volunteer Opportunities.

Our Mission

To improve the health care industry by leading the nation in the recruitment, training and retention of a diverse health care workforce for underserved comunities.

Our Goals

Increase the number of students who choose to enter health care careers. Provide students of the health professions with real-life experiences in community and rural settings. Increase career satisfaction among health care professionals by providing technical assistance and free or low-cost continuing education opportunities.