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About the American College of Healthcare Executives

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's mission is to advance its members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of 79 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition to Journal of Healthcare Management & Frontiers of Health Services Management, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its vision of being the preeminent professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health.

The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management, including textbooks for college and university courses.

Board of Governors

Edward H. Lamb, FACHE

Charles D. Stokes, FACHE

Immediate Past Chairman
Richard D. Cordova, FACHE

President and CEO
Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE

John Botsko Jr., FACHE
Brig Gen James J. Burks, FACHE
James W. Connolly, FACHE
Michael J. Fosina, FACHE
Edmund L. Lafer, MD, FACHE
David A. Olson, FACHE
Carrie Owen Plietz, FACHE
Valerie L. Powell-Stafford, FACHE
Heather J. Rohan, FACHE
Henry Ruberte, FACHE
David L. Schreiner, FACHE
Christine C. Winn, FACHE

American College of Healthcare Executives

Suite 1700
One North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606-3529
Phone: (312) 424-2800
Fax: (312) 424-0023