Partners & Awards

Kodiak Area Native Association is an award-winning integrated health care and social services organization based in Kodiak, Alaska, with a team of more than 180 staff dedicated to our mission: "To Elevate the Quality of Life of the People We Serve." Recognized nationally for using a patient-centered approach to wellness, KANA envisions a future with the best quality care available to all people on Kodiak Island.

Our Partners


aaahcAccreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc

KANA has been designated an accredited organization by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) as of February 3rd, 2015. A three year accreditation was received for family medicine, dentistry, behavioral health, women’s health, preventive care, and OB/GYN, and other specialties. This accreditation distinguishes our services from many other outpatient facilities by acknowledging that KANA provides the highest quality of care, as reviewed and proved by an independent outside agency. Our collaborative care model has also received recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home for the delivery of health services in a manner which emphasizes patient rights and responsibilities, the patient/care team relationship, the comprehensiveness, continuity, and accessibility of care, the quality and completeness of health records and the overall quality of care provided. Accreditation will strengthen KANA's ability to attract reputable, qualified providers and staff, further trust with our patients, and celebrate growth in our community.


This award represents health centers in the top 10% nationally that meet or exceed national benchmarks for one or more of the clinical quality measure (CQMs) groups that promote behavioral health, diabetes health, and heart health.


Kodiak Area Native Association's medical clinics are formally recognized as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) due to our commitment to providing patient-centered care.


Recognizes health centers that tested more than 50% of their 2020 reported UDS patient populations from April 10, 2020 to July 2, 2021 and have a validated response rate of at least 50% to the weekly Health Center COVID-19 Survey.


Kodiak Area Native Association Identified as One of Alaska's Best Places to Work

Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) ranked as one of the 2014 Best Places To Work in Alaska by the Alaska Journal of Commerce. The assessment process included both an employer survey regarding company policies and benefits as well as a 78-question survey which employees submitted.

It is a great honor to be ranked so highly by our employees and recognized statewide as a Best Place to Work. Our employees are the source of our success and they share our commitment to our customers. KANA employees work across departments to ensure the best and most cohesive services possible for our beneficiaries and clients. KANA offers a wide range of career opportunities for those who are eager to develop their skills while contributing to our dedicated team. Our goal is to attract and retain talented individuals with the enthusiasm and dedication to join us in our mission.

We are proud to offer rewarding careers in the health care and social services with an excellent employee benefits package and competitive compensation. Please visit the Careers tab to view our full list of employment opportunities.





Dr. Anna Stevens, Psy.D Recognized in "Top 40 Under 40" by Alaska Journal of Commerce

We are proud to share that KANA's Dr. Anna Stevens, Psy.D. was honored this year as one of Alaska's Top 40 Under 40 by the Alaska Journal of Commerce. Her heartfelt and commendable work as a Behavioral Health Therapist has made a tremendous impact in our community and has been recognized statewide. Dr. Stevens is a Kodiak Native, KHS alumni who went onto higher education programs at Gonzaga University, the University of Alaska Southeast and finally received her Doctorate's Degrees from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Fransisco. Dr. Stevens uses culturally relevant, strength based treatments for families with great success. For more information about the help available, click on Health Services above to find the link to our Behavioral Services.