The goal of the project, designed by the Maryland AHEC (MAHEC) Program, was to enhance the readiness of health
professionals and students to respond to COVID-19 and future pandemics through the development of a virtual platform and educational programs. The project fits into two categories of the guidance: to prepare and respond to COVID-19 and future pandemics. The MAHEC Program is comprised of three regional Centers: AHEC West, Central Maryland AHEC and Eastern Shore AHEC; and the Program Office