Southern Regional Area Health Education Center
Southern Regional Area Health Education Center
Desired Location: 
North Carolina
Organization Type: 
Executive Director/CEO


 The Southern Regional Area Health Education Center (SR-AHEC) is seeking a President and CEO.

Southern Regional AHEC is one of nine Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) in North Carolina. Each of the nine AHECs is connected with a medical school (within the state) and is a member of the North Carolina AHEC Program. Southern Regional AHEC is proudly affiliated with Duke University Medical Center.  We support our residency and continuing education programs by:   Training family physicians and other health care professionals; providing primary health care for families in Cumberland County and the surrounding area through our Duke/Family Medicine Residency Program;  coordinating rotations for third and fourth-year medical students through the Office of Regional Primary Care Education (ORPCE) ; delivering continuing professional development to healthcare professionals; and working collaboratively with education and health oriented organizations in our region to improve healthcare access.

The President and CEO provides strategic leadership and overall organizational management working with the Board of Trustees, NC AHEC and Duke AHEC programs. The President and CEO is the Designated Institutional Official for the family medicine residency accreditation and actively participates in the education of residents and students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Senior executive with significant experience successfully leading health care organizations. A deep understanding of not-for-profit management, graduate medical education accreditation and ambulatory care delivery is necessary. A terminal degree (PhD, MD, etc.) and eligibility for an adjunct faculty appointment at Duke University Medical Center is required. Must have demonstrated excellent leadership ability, skills in staff and faculty management, verbal and written communication and financial management. Prior experience as a clinical health care professional is highly desirable.

Centrally located in the beautiful state of NC, Fayetteville is only 45 minutes from Raleigh, 90 minutes away from beautiful beaches and 4 hours from the scenic Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. A 3-time recipient of the coveted “All American City” award, Fayetteville is among NC’s growing cities.

A competitive salary and benefit package is offered.  For more information about SR-AHEC, please visit

SR-AHEC is strongly committed to an employment policy which supports equal opportunity in all positions.


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