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Our Mission

To cultivate healthy communities by bridging gaps in rural and underserved areas in Southern Alabama through prevention, education, workforce development and community partnerships.

Our Vision

Healthy South Alabamians thriving in healthy communities.

Our Core Values 
Integrity FIRST: 
We act with fairness, transparency and with the
highest level of ethics which is essential to achieving our mission
 We hold the mission above our own self interests. We exists to serve our communities.
Excellence In All We Do:
Directs us towards a sustained passion for the continuous improvement and innovation

Also essential to our mission and vision are SAAHEC Guiding Principles

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement of Principle


Southern Alabama AHEC promotes diversity, health, education, and overall wellness of every person in each of our communities.

We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view.

We value the visible and invisible qualities that makes each person who they are.

We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our priorities of education, health and wellness of every person in each of our communities.

We believe that each Southern Alabama AHEC community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.

We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work  and in achieving our mission and vision.

We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.

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