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News | March 15, 2022

Graduate Allied Health Education holds first appreciation day for trainees, faculty

By Lori Newman

The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium Graduate Allied Health Education House Staff Council hosted the first GAHE Appreciation Day March 4 to recognize all of the allied health professionals within Joint Base San Antonio.

GAHE encompasses 23 programs with about 100 trainees at any given time. The robust program is part of the SAUSHEC and is the largest Department of Defense site for graduate allied health education. BAMC and the 59th Medical Wing’s Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center function as the two primary training sites for allied health Army and Air Force personnel.

Simultaneous breakfast events kicked off the celebration at both WHASC and BAMC, honoring allied health faculty, staff and learners for their devoted service to patient care in the joint military medical system. Allied health professionals encompass a wide range of health care careers, to include pharmacy technicians and occupational therapists, and account for over half of the health-care workforce.

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