Membership

EPAHEN is Eastern Pennsylvania’s independently chartered chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).  ACHE / EPAHEN membership provides the perfect opportunity for today’s healthcare leaders share their experiences, take advantage of networking opportunities, attend educational events presented by local, state and national healthcare experts; and more!

ACHE members are automatically enrolled as members of their local ACHE chapter at no additional membership feeColleagues who are not ACHE members have the option to join our Eastern Pennsylvania chapter by paying an annual Affiliate fee of $70.  

For more information on ACHE membership, or affiliation with our regional EPAHEN chapter, continue reading!

BENEFITS OF ACHE MEMBERSHIP (National)

Expand your professional network through:
Connection and interact with professionals from a variety of healthcare organizations through local chapter participation
• Online ACHE member directory
• ACHE’s official group on LinkedIn
• EPAHEN’s official group on LinkedIn

Invaluable resources to help you achieve your career goals:
• Gain leads on career advancement opportunities
• A members-only Job Bank with nearly 1,000 healthcare management positions
Resume posting to help you reach leading healthcare employers and recruiters who value ACHE affiliation
• Assessments and career management tools
• Coaching and mentoring match services

Educational programs designed to fit your professional development goals, schedule and budget:
• Keep up-to-date with changes occurring in our local, state-wide and national healthcare system through local, regional and national program presentations
• Annual ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership
Face-to-face seminars offered through local clusters
• Convenient webinars and online seminars offered through ACHe-learning
• Receive reduced fees for educational programs and other events

Advancement through achieving the distinction of board certification in healthcare management as a Fellow of ACHE. As an ACHE member, you will have the opportunity to earn the FACHE credential, the recognized symbol of:
• Professionalism
• Ethical decision making
• Competence
• Leadership
• Commitment to lifelong learning

Tools and resources that enable you to take on a significant leadership role in your organization and field:
• Help ensure a strong future for your chosen profession
• Volunteer leadership roles to help you develop your management skills and increase your visibility
• Be recognized as a go-getter who will be taken seriously and stand out as a winner in a competitive environment

For information on joining ACHE, click here.

BENEFITS OF EPAHEN AFFILIATION (Regional)

Colleagues who are not ACHE members may join our Eastern Pennsylvania chapter by paying an annual Affiliate fee of $70 ($25 for students/retirees). Non-ACHE affiliates, however, do not have the right to vote, nor are they eligible to join the Board of Directors.

Benefits of Affiliation:

Connect and interact with professionals from a variety of healthcare organizations
• Keep up-to-date with changes occurring in our local, state-wide and national healthcare system through local and regional program presentations
• Gain leads on career advancement opportunities
EPAHEN’s official group on LinkedIn
Help to ensure a strong future for your chosen profession
Receive reduced fees for educational programs and other events

To become an EPAHEN chapter affiliate, complete the Chapter Affiliate Application and send along with your
dues payment ($75; Student Fee $25; Retired Fee $25), check made payable to EPAHEN, to:

EPAHEN c/o Marie Clemens, EPAHEN Secretary
Hospital Central Services, 2171 28th Street S.W., Allentown, PA  18103

For more information on membership, contact Membership Co-Chair
Marisa Kutchmarick, Lehigh Valley Health Network.