The American College of Healthcare Executives consists of over 40,000 healthcare leaders throughout the country. Joining the Kansas region of this organization will allow you to participate in unique opportunities to further your professional education. These opportunities include –
Networking opportunities: Members of KAHCE will become a part of the larger American College of Healthcare Executives network (ACHE), which is comprised of over 40,000 members. Through mentoring opportunities, seminars, meetings, and LinkedIn groups, there are several opportunities to connect and learn from healthcare administrators whose shoes you will be in after graduation.
Educational Seminars: There are over 150 educational programs on some of the most pressing topics in healthcare management today. A significant aspect of ACHE is the dedication to continuous education and staying up to date on the innovations that frequently occur in healthcare.
Congress on Healthcare Leadership: This conference attracts over 4,000 of the top leaders in healthcare administration annually. The event offers more than 140 educational sessions for career and leadership growth, with countless opportunities to build your network. As a student member of ACHE, you will have the chance to apply for scholarships to cover costs associated with the event.
Career Services: Through the Career Resource Center, ACHE helps provide members with tools that will help increase their marketability, manage their careers, and ensure they are prepared for their next phase of professional development. Career Services also include interview prep tools, career transition services, career and leadership networks, and more, which you can find at ache.org/CareerResources
Publications: ACHE offers additional learning opportunities through ACHE’s regarded magazine Healthcare Executive along with its two journals, the Journal of Healthcare Management, and Frontiers of Health Services Management.
Access to Committees Enhancing Professional Development: Through subcommittees within ACHE, students can network with administrators in their area and contribute to the growth of KAHCE. Some of these committees include the education committee, membership committee, and more.
Note: Scholarships awarded after November 2022 will cover 2023 dues in full.
Deadline to submit: December 2nd, 2023
First Year Student Requirements
Non-First Year Student Requirements
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