About ACHE



Fact Sheet

ACHE Vision Statement

To be the preeminent professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health.

ACHE Mission Statement

To advance our members and healthcare management excellence.

2014–2015 Board of Governors


Richard D. Cordova, FACHE


Edward H. Lamb, FACHE

Immediate Past Chairman

Christine M. Candio,

President and Chief Executive Officer

Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE



Kathleen A. Bizarro-Thunberg, FACHE
Col James J. Burks, FACHE
James W. Connolly, FACHE
Michael A. King, FACHE
Marcel C. Loh, FACHE
David A. Olson, FACHE
Valerie L. Powell-Stafford, FACHE
Andrea R. Price, FACHE
Heather J. Rohan, FACHE
Henry Ruberte, FACHE
Charles D. Stokes, FACHE
Christine C. Winn, FACHE

Dates to Remember

Healthcare Executive Magazine

2015 Editorial Calendar

May/June: Financial Strategy
July/August: Patient-Centered Care
September/October: Technology
November/December: Leadership

Member Census

(As of January 1, 2015)

Full-Dues-Paying Members

Student Members
Faculty Members
International Members
Retired Members
Life Fellows
Honorary Fellows
Non-Full-Dues-Paying Members

Total Members




(As of January 1, 2015)

Board of Governors: 16
Regents: 70
ACHE Staff: 97
Chapters: 80
Healthcare Executive Groups: 5
Women's Healthcare Executive Networks: 7
Higher Education Network Participants: 231


Board of Governors Examination Review Course—The two-and-a-half day Board of Governors Examination in Healthcare Management Review Course covers the 10 core knowledge areas of the Exam. It includes testing strategies and sample questions and provides a better understanding of the examination's content, structure and scoring. Participants in the review course will also receive a waiver for the $200 examination fee. The waiver must be used within six months of the course date or at the live exam administration during the 2016 Congress on Healthcare Leadership. The next course date is October 28–30 in Atlanta.

Board of Governors Examination Online Tutorial—Refine your knowledge and improve your study skills with the Online Tutorial. Combining traditional study aids with online instruction, the 12 week course, offered three times a year, provides a detailed look at the different topics covered on the Board of Governors Exam and resources to help you focus on your preparation. You will earn 6 ACHE Qualified Education credits upon completion of the program. The next Online Tutorial starts August 10 and runs through October 30.

2015 Recertification for Fellows
Fellows required to recertify in 2015 should go to my.ache.org to access their personalized online application, see how many continuing education credits they have earned and easily complete the recertification process. Eligible candidates must recertify by December 31, 2015.


Recently Completed

  • 2015 Congress Overall Evaluation
  • 2015 CEO Circle Needs Survey

New Releases From Health Administration Press

A New Compact: Aligning Physician–Organization Expectations to Transform Patient Care
Mary Jane Kornacki

Readmission Prevention: Solutions Across the Provider Continuum
Josh D. Luke, PhD, FACHE

Health Policy Issues: An Economic Perspective, Sixth Edition
Paul J. Feldstein, PhD

Capital Projects and Healthcare Reform: Navigating Design and Delivery in an Era of Disruption
Robert Levine, Georgeann Burns

The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide
Laurie K. Baedke, FACHE, Natalie D. Lamberton, FACHE

Understanding Healthcare Financial Management, Seventh Edition
Louis C. Gapenski, PhD, George H. Pink, PhD

Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, Fourth Edition
| Bruce J. Fried, PhD, and Myron D. Fottler, PhD

2015 Clusters, Conferences and Programs

Fellows Seminar
May 7–8
Miami, Fla.

Scottsdale Cluster
May 18–21
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Cape Cod Cluster
June 1–4
Cape Code, Mass.

Executive Program I
June 8–9
Chicago, Ill.

Sr. Exec. Program 1/Exec. Program 1
June 8–10
Chicago, Ill.

Seattle Cluster
July 13–16
Seattle, Wash.

New York Cluster
August 3–6
New York, N.Y.

Alaska Program Cluster
August 10–13
Anchorage, Alaska

Sr. Exec. Program 2/Exec. Program 2
August 24–26
San Diego, Calif.

Healthcare Consultants Forum Program
September 11
Chicago, Ill.

San Diego Cluster
September 28–October 1, 2015
San Diego, Calif.

Physician Executive Forum Program
October 10
Washington, D.C.

Contact Information

American College of Healthcare Executives
Suite 1700
One North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606-3529
Main Number: (312) 424-2800
Customer Service Center: (312) 424-9400
Fax: (312) 424-0023
Email: contact@ache.org

ACHE/HAP Order Fulfillment Center
P.O. Box 75145
Baltimore, MD 21275-5145
Phone: (301) 362-6905
Fax: (301) 206-9789