The Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc.
(CCHERS) is a community-based organization that is a community/academic partnership established in 1991 with a
$6 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Community Partnerships in Health Professions Education initiative.
Our partnership is comprised of Boston Medical Center, the Boston Public Health
Commission, Boston University School of Medicine, Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences and an
established network of fifteen community health centers (FQHC) serving the racially and ethnically diverse populations
of the City.