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Southeastern Colorado AHEC — Area Health Education Center

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Your resource for quality health education.

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At Southeastern Colorado AHEC, we play a vital role in rural primary health care by supporting students in health professions on rotation. We identify host homes and perform site visits and background checks.

Learning in community environments

Students are given community notes to familiarize them with their rotation community. We also coordinate service learning projects for students in our area.

Student support services

As a student participating in a clinical rotation in the Southeastern region of Colorado, we would like to welcome you! We encourage you to take advantage of this experience and learn about what these rural communities have to offer!

Become a host home through Southeastern Colorado AHEC to support students.

Call us for ideas for your service project.



Service learning projects

Are you required to complete a service learning project? We encourage you to coordinate with Debra Ball at 719-544-7833 if you are having trouble establishing a site or coming up with a topic. Southeastern Colorado AHEC has many contacts and connections that can help you.

Student housing information

If you have not registered for housing, you can do so by downloading the following documents and send to

If you have any questions please contact Debral Ball at 719-544-7833.

Host home FAQs

Q: What do I need in order to be a host home?

A: You will need to have a spare room with a lockable door, a bed in the bedroom, and a bathroom that they can use (this may be a shared space).


Q: What will I get for helping these students?

A: You will help students reach their academic goals and introduce them to a rural setting and a great community. You will make $15 per night for the duration of the student's stay.


Q: How do I sign up?

A: Call Debra Ball at 719-544-7833, or email She will collect the necessary paperwork and conduct a site visit to approve you as a host.

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