Welcome to Florida Keys AHEC

The Keys To Health

Keys to Quit Smoking

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The Florida Keys Area Health Education Center Inc. (Keys AHEC) has provided community-based health and medical services since 1990 throughout Monroe County. Keys AHEC is a 501(c)3 non profit corporation affiliated with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Statewide AHEC network.

Keys to Quit Smoking

Free Cessation Services
Certified and Trained Counselors
Youth Smoking Prevention Programs
Health Professional Training Programs

Keys to Health Professionals

Student Rotations
Florida Keys Medical Reserve Corps
Online Programs for Licensure Requirements

Keys to Healthy Aging

Living Healthy workshops
Matter of Balance workshops
Enhance Fitness exercise classes

Keys to Community Health

Keys to Heart Healthy Living
University of Miami Health Fairs
Skin Cancer Screenings/Education
Osteoporosis Screenings/Education
Health Assessment/Education Programs

Keys to Healthy Children

Hearing/Vision Assesments
Dental/Oral Health Evaluations
Children’s Medical & Health Assessments
School-based Education Programs, grades K-12

5 Main Goals of the Florida AHEC Network


To Maintain and support a medical education program.


To meet the health care needs of the medically underserved.


To maintain and support an education program for medical, nursing and allied health professional students.


To provide services for community health professionals that will foster retention at medically underserved sites.


To recruit health professionals in medically underserved areas to act as mentors/preceptors for health students.

Mission Statement

To effectively promote health and wellness through education, health assessments and professional development using
partnerships and other contract-funded services, resulting in a healthier, better educated community.