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Membership Benefits:

  1. Staying current with healthcare industry.
  2. Networking.
  3. Peer relationships.
  4. Students benefit from collaborative efforts to improve program/student life.

ACHE/HCE Info & Membership:

Q: What is ACHE?

A: The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level.

Q: What is HCE?

A: The Health Care Executives (HCE) is an independent, local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) that services the Southern California region. HCE’s mission is to increase the knowledge and professional competency of its members by providing a rich variety of educational opportunities; to enhance their career growth and satisfaction by providing opportunities and stimulus for networking and sharing; and to contribute to the health industry as a whole through the development and promotion of its future leaders.® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level.

Q: What are the requirements to become a member of ACHE?

A: The requirements for admission to ACHE are available online.’s mission is to increase the knowledge and professional competency of its members by providing a rich variety of educational opportunities; to enhance their career growth and satisfaction by providing opportunities and stimulus for networking and sharing; and to contribute to the health industry as a whole through the development and promotion of its future leaders.® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level.

Q: How do I apply for membership?

A: If you have questions about admission or your eligibility, call ACHE's Division of Member Services at (312) 424-9400 or visit the Join ACHE area to apply for membership now.

Q: How much does the membership cost?

A: Annual dues for a Student Associate are $75.

Q: How do I contact ACHE/HCE?

A: ACHE: American College of Healthcare Executives: 1 N. Franklin, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60606-3529; T: (312) 424-2800; F: (312) 424-0023.
HCE: Healthcare Executives of Southern California: 466 Foothill Boulevard, # 252 La Canada, CA 91011; T: (805) 650-1243