The Office of Student Services & Housing at MAHEC faciliates quality primary care education in ambulatory settings across Western North Carolina including rural and underserved communities. We are a liaison between health science students, community-based preceptors, and health science schools. Our services include
In 2016, we expanded our partnership with Western Carolina University (WCU) to increase the number and types of healthcare providers in rural areas and to increase preceptor support for these health professions. During the 2020-2021 academic year, MAHEC provided over 6,500 hours of clinical training for WCU students.