Maryland Area Health Education Center West, also known as “AHEC West,” is a rural, community-based organization serving Appalachian counties in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. To fulfill our mission to improve access to and promote quality in health care through education and collaboration, we partner with local, state, federal, and private organizations working toward mutual goals of a fair national distribution of health professionals and the elimination of health disparities due to rurality, poverty, race, and culture.


39 Baltimore Street, Suite 201
Cumberland, MD 21502

Phone and Fax

Phone: 301.777.9150
Fax: 301.777.2649
NOTE: This is NOT a HIPAA compliant fax. Sending protected health information to this number is a reportable breach.



Maryland Rural Health Association Annual Conference Oct. 20-22 at National Harbor

September 25, 2019
The Maryland Rural Health Association will hold its annual Rural Health Conference Oct. 20-22 at the Harborside Hotel at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. The theme of this year’s conference is Driving Rural Communities Towards Equity, Prevention,
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Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

September 23, 2019
AHEC West sites use cookies and similar technologies. By using AHEC West sites, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy/Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.
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City releases statements on CDBG funding

September 20, 2019
The city of Cumberland has requested that agency partners post the following notices regarding Community Development Block Grant funding. AHEC West partners with the city’s CDBG program in support of Health Right dental services provided to
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