The deadline to apply for our leadership development programs has been extended to Sunday, June 23. The programs are designed to help Alaska Native and American Indian professionals improve supervisory, management and leadership skills. They run from September 2024 to May 2025. Participants can and are encouraged to complete multiple programs. Pathways, LEAD and ANELP are designed to be complementary and progressive. Learn more about each program, including eligibility, and how to apply here: https://anthctraining.com/ For more information, please contact ANTHC ...

Construction Update: Barrier walls were installed around the former Orthopedics Clinic space in the ANMC hospital and construction crews began selective demolition of the space this week. For the Temporary Emergency Department (ED) space, construction crews continue to work on interior framing and gypsum wall board installation, plumbing and duct removal continues and will be followed with the installation of new, and electrical work is ongoing. Demolition of the southeast side of the ANMC east side parking lot started this week. The ...

Construction Update: Demolition of the ANMC hospital east side exterior octagon and canopy footings will be completed this week. To prepare for the Temporary Emergency Department space, demolition of the south entrance area parking lot began this week. For the Temporary Emergency Department space, construction crews are working on interior framing and sheetrock installation, plumbing and duct removal continues and will be followed with the installation of new, and electrical work is ongoing. On Thursday, May 23, and Friday, May ...

CONSTRUCTION UPDATEConstruction crews worked this week on demolition of the east side ANMC hospital exterior canopy. Starting Monday, May 13, crews will begin demolition of the former Dental entrance octagon. While crews continue demolition on these structures there will be considerable noise, as crews are using a jackhammer attached to an excavator to demo the sidewalk and foundations. PARKING UPDATEA large portion of the ANMC hospital east side parking lot is fenced off for construction staging. Please remain alert and aware of construction activities ...

ANTHC is committed to developing its Alaska Native and American Indian workforce, but also extending opportunities for community partners to strengthen the Alaska Tribal Health System as a whole. Each year, ANTHC’s Training and Development offers professional development opportunities for Alaska Native and American Indian staff and Tribal health partners through three unique programs: Pathways to Leadership; Leadership Excellence through Advancement and Determination (LEAD); Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program (ANELP). The application for the each of these programs is May ...

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Board of Directors announced that Valerie Nurr’araluk Davidson has transitioned out of her role as President/CEO, and thanked her for guiding the institution through a season of transformation. ANTHC Executive Vice President Natasha Singh will serve as Interim President/CEO.  “Three years ago, Valerie was brought in to support the transition of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium out of a leadership crisis. She brought stability and set the organization on a bright path to ...

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium hospital staff were recently recognized for their services within the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) receiving the Outstanding Hospital Achievement Award from LifeCenter Northwest. “The Outstanding Hospital Achievement Award is presented annually to one hospital in our four-state donation service area that demonstrates impressive outcomes, strong and effective processes, and unwavering dedication to improving the lives of both donor families and transplant recipients,” said the statement announcing the recognition from LifeCenter Northwest. “Donation isn’t possible ...

Alaska Native people experience lung cancer at higher rates than others in Alaska. If you are a current or former smoker, screening for lung cancer could save your life. The recommended screening test for lung cancer is low-dose computed tomography, also called a low-dose CT scan. During the scan, an X-ray machine is used to make detailed images of your lungs. The scan only takes a few minutes and is not painful. There is no preparation needed for the scan. ...

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE On May 1, construction crews covered the windows behind the east side exterior canopy with plywood, in order to protect the glass from any potential airborne debris during the demolition of the canopy and octagon. Starting today, May 3, construction crews will extend their laydown area in the ANMC hospital east side parking lot, including part of the existing roadway. Traffic will be rerouted and signage will be placed to direct the flow of traffic. If you are ...

In honor of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, ANTHC will promote weekly activities to encourage healthy ways to navigate challenges in a changing world. The activities will help us learn, act, nurture and advocate in ways that positively affect our mental health.   Complete the activity and fill out a survey for a chance to win $100 in Amazon gift cards! Prize winners will be selected at random. One entry per person, per week. Must be a resident of Alaska to ...