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New York State Area Health Education Center System


Central Region Office, NYS AHEC
Department of Family Medicine
SUNY, Upstate Medical University
475 Irving Avenue, Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-7010

Regional Director: Lauren Meyer
Medical Director: Clyde Satterly, MD, MBA

Partner, New York State Area Health Education Center System


The Central Region Office of the NYS AHEC System is situated in the Department of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The Central Region Office serves primary functions:

  1. To support educational programs at SUNY Upstate that strengthen the regional health work force, including the Rural Medical Education Program (RMED) and the Family Medicine Clerkship
  2. To serve as a liason between SUNY Upstate Medical University and with leaders in healthcare provision, education, and policy-making in the Central NY Region; and
  3. To act as a coordinating office and liason between the regional AHEC offices located in Potsdam (the Northern AHEC, or NAHEC) and Cortland (the Central New York AHEC, or CNYAHEC), New York.

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