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Health Education Centers promote rural practice in primary care

A new project report from Rural and Remote Health Journal , by JD Taylor and SE Goletz, found that health education centers (AHEC) promote interest in rural practice in medical students. CHI hosts the regional AHEC in southern New Mexico, part of our efforts to promote health education in rural communities. […]


Advocacy workshop a boon to nonprofits

Thursday, October 20, 2016; Silver City, NM: Grant County’s nonprofits offer a wide-spectrum of vital services to residents, without which the community wouldn’t be as vibrant, or as comfortable of a place to live. But many of the region’s nonprofits face an unpredictable future with the extended economic downturn, and […]


UP! Coalition Partners

Our community partners support UP! Coalition’s efforts to create a drug-free Doña County. Our partner’s aid and commitment makes UP! Coalition the success it has become. Business The Wright Group Inc. (TWGI) Tacom Printing Community Edward Rubin, Psy.D. Civic and Volunteer Groups Women’s Intercultural Center Health Care Professionals Mesilla Valley Hospital Law […]


Unified Prevention Coalition for Doña Ana County

The Unified Prevention (UP!) Coalition for Doña Ana County is a collective partnership effort focused on preventing substance use and abuse among youth and young adults in Doña Ana County. MISSION to build community collaboration around efforts to reduce and/or prevent youth drug and alcohol use and abuse, address factors that […]


Advocacy workshop a boon to nonprofits

Thursday, October 20, 2016; Silver City, NM: Grant County’s nonprofits offer a wide-spectrum of vital services to residents, without which the community wouldn’t be as vibrant, or as comfortable of a place to live. But many of the region’s nonprofits face an unpredictable future with the extended economic downturn, and […]


FORWARD NM Quarterly Newsletter (July-August-September, 2016)

Southwest Center for Health Innovation’s FORWARD NM program had a very busy summer. FORWARD NM hosted 4 top performing summer academies with the help of Gila Regional Medical Center, Hidalgo Medical Services, Western New Mexico University, Freeport- McMoRan, and the McCune Foundation.  Each academy successfully aimed to provide students with […]


Dream Makers Club is Starting Soon!

Dream Makers health career clubs stimulate middle school students to pursue health related careers. The club highlights numerous healthcare professions and the college requirements, as well as the important role of health disparities and diversity in healthcare. During the sessions, the participants have the opportunity to listen to and interact […]


Brown Bag Training: Donor Development

Donor Development Basics – It’s About the People Wednesday, August 24, 2016, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. in Silver City Join us in learning the essential components of creating and sustaining a successful fund development program on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, from noon to 1 p.m. in Hidalgo Medical Services Community Health Center’s […]


Medicaid Coverage of Social Interventions: A Road Map for States

Extensive research demonstrates the impact of social factors—such as income, access to food and housing, and employment status—on the health and health outcomes of Americans, particularly lower-income populations. These findings are not lost on federal and state officials who seek to provide Medicaid beneficiaries with quality, cost-effective care. In developing […]


Summer Academies Celebrate Success

August 3, 2016; Silver City, NM: FORWARD NM, in partnership with Western New Mexico University (WNMU), Hidalgo Medical Services and Gila Regional Medical Center, recently completed three summer academies offering area high school and college level students the opportunity to expand on and develop their health career dreams.  At the […]