NYACH’s mission is to build an effective healthcare workforce development system in New York City by identifying healthcare employers’ needs; helping education and training organizations adapt their approach to better meet those needs; and ensuring low income and unemployed New Yorkers have access to viable career opportunities in healthcare.

About Us

The New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH) is an Industry Partnership, bringing together multiple stakeholders of the healthcare industry in order to address the sector’s rapidly changing labor force needs. NYACH is a public-private partnership between the NYC Department of Small Business Services, the Workforce Funders, and JPMorgan Chase Foundation.


To see NYACH’s Core Competencies for Today’s Healthcare Workforce Curriculum Outline, click HERE.


New Occupational Profile: Medical Assistants
NYACH has released the first in a series of Occupational Profiles on Medical Assistants. M ...

NYACH aims to maximize the healthcare industry’s ability to deliver quality care by developing a collaborative, effective, and sustainable workforce system.

Projected Job Growth 2010–2020

Source: New York State Department of Labor

“I want to be a Registered Pharmacist.  That’s what I like about working with CVS – if I start now as a Pharmacy Technician then later on I can climb the ladder.”

— Kerri Ann Gobin
Pharmacy Technician Student

“I have learned so much.  Anatomy, physiology, front desk, back desk, billing and coding, now we are doing electronic health records.  I am getting a very full and complete understanding.”

— Maritza Giron
Medical Assistant Student

“I was excited to find out about this program.  This way you aren’t just thrown in there as a new nurse — that is a lot of pressure.  You can get the experience that all the hospitals want.”

— Efua N. Otoo
RN Transition to Practice Student