Get an early start on ACHE's Congress on Healthcare Leadership! At ache.org/congress/download, you can review and download session handouts for your registered courses as they become available. You can also get a head start on networking by downloading the latest participant roster before you arrive.
Tom Dolan Diversity Dinner Has Reached Capacity February 2013
The Thomas C. Dolan Tribute Dinner is at capacity. To be placed on a waiting list for ticket purchase, contact Sonia Hernandez, secretary, Executive Office, at (312) 424-9368.
The Hilton Chicago Has Sold Out February 2013
The Hilton Chicago is also sold out now. The cutoff time for the Palmer House Hilton has been extended though, so you should book your room at the ACHE rate while you still can!
Howard J. Horwitz, FACHE, CAE, invites you to ACHE's 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership in this video.
Baldrige Boot Camp Returns December 2012
The Baldrige Boot Camp, which is part of the Pre-Congress Activities, will demystify the Baldrige journey by introducing the criteria and their key questions for driving improvement in plain English. It will also reveal how organizations that have earned the award answered those questions.
Offsetting Our Congress 2013 Carbon Footprint December 2012
ACHE is once again making a donation to Carbonfund.org to take responsibility for the Congress 2013 carbon footprint. The donation will offset 352 metric tons of carbon dioxide—the equivalent of taking almost 70 cars off the road for a year!
ACHE offers a special rate at three area hotels, but the room blocks fill up fast. Reserve your room today to make sure you get the reduced rate.
Register for Congress Express November 2012
Congress Express is an innovative way to experience many of the benefits and features of Congress at a reduced cost—Wednesday and Thursday only. Congress Express participants still enjoy Hot Topic sessions, a luncheon session and a networking reception, while earning up to 12 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits.
Emerging Topics Announced November 2012
For the 2013 Congress, ACHE purposely left a handful of numbered sessions open for late-breaking topics. We have now assigned all the Congress sessions.
Registration and lodging for ACHE's 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership are now open! At Congress, March 11–14 at the Hilton Chicago/Palmer House Hilton, gain the knowledge and insight you need to lead in healthcare’s changing environment. Discover key approaches to providing greater access to care, increasing quality and affordability, integrating technologies, enhancing workforce strategies and more.
Your full Congress brochure is in the mail. Why wait? Register early so you can have first pick of 140+ high-quality seminars and special programs, networking events and career development sessions.
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Introducing Speaker for Parker B. Francis Distinguished Lecture November 2012
Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, FACHE, CAE, president and CEO of ACHE for the past 21 years, will deliver the Parker B. Francis Distinguished Lecture on Monday, March 11. At this Congress, just months before his retirement, Dr. Dolan will reveal important self-discoveries and experiences that have guided his leadership journey in "Aspirations of a Servant Leader."
Introducing Speaker for Malcolm T. MacEachern Memorial Lecture November 2012
Donna E. Shalala, PhD, president, University of Miami, will deliver the Malcolm T. MacEachern Memorial Lecture, “Navigating Healthcare Transformation: Using Nurses More Effectively.” Don’t miss hearing the longest-serving HHS secretary in U.S. history speak on Tuesday, March 12.
Introducing Speaker for Leon I. Gintzig Commemorative Lecture October 2012
Connie Mariano, MD, General Internist and retired Navy rear admiral, will be speaking at the Leon I. Gintzig Commemorative Lecture and Luncheon on Wednesday, March 13. This former physician to three U.S. presidents will give a lecture called "The White House Doctor: My Patients Were Presidents."
Introducing Speaker for Arthur C. Bachmeyer Memorial Address October 2012
Introducing Ramanathan Raju, MD, FACHE, CEO, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, the speaker for this year's Arthur C. Bachmeyer Memorial Address! The former CMO of New York City Health and Hospitals and CEO of Chicago’s largest healthcare provider will give a lecture on Monday, March 11, titled, "Healthcare Is Better by Inclusion."