Unlock your potential in healthcare

Explore endless opportunities with our Health Career Scholarship!

The Hazel Sanderson, Ed.D., R.N. Health Career Scholarship offers financial support to a deserving student who has participated in at least one BQLI AHEC program within the past five years and is now pursuing a career in healthcare.

Healthier communities through healthcare employment & education

No matter where you are in the healthcare journey – from considering a career, serving students, or onboarding skilled employees- the Brooklyn. Queens. Long Island Area Health Education Center can connect you with opportunities and resources to help bridge gaps. Together, let’s shape a healthier, more inclusive future for our communities.

Guidance, Support, and Connection

Whether you are interested in starting a career in healthcare an educator looking to provide valuable healthcare career opportunities, or an organization looking to connect with future workers, BQLI AHEC is here for you.

We work one-on-one with each student, educator, and partner organization to create enriching experiences that lead to lasting outcomes.


Students who graduate from our AHEC Scholar and Summer Health Internship programs have high placement rates. Learn about opportunities for middle school, high school, and college students. 

BQLI AHEC partners with educators who are looking to provide their students with high-impact, valuable experiences in health career exploration and hands-on opportunities.  

Community education can be focused on prevention or response, through live workshops, interactive experiences, or easy to access webinars.

BQLI AHEC works in partnership with Health WorkForce New York to address workforce challenges with custom recruitment, training, and retention solutions. 

Improving employment in healthcare

Healthcare Employee Onboarding & Sustainability

BQLI AHEC works in partnership with Health WorkForce New York to create customized solutions designed to improve recruitment, training, and retention. 


We believe each person should have the right to choose their own path, and are committed to providing education and opportunities that expose students to the the possibilities within healthcare careers. 

By dismantling barriers to pursuing a career in healthcare, we aim to nurture a pipeline of diverse, skilled professionals who reflect the rich tapestry of Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island. 

We also offer programs and opportunities which support the health of underserved communities, Together, we can transform the trajectory of healthcare outcomes and build healthier communities. 

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