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Membership Info


The healthcare industry represents a dynamic marketplace that presents many opportunities and challenges for healthcare professionals. NAHSE members represent a broad range of professionals who directly serve state and federal government health care offices, private payers, nearly every hospital or other clinical site, and academic institutions across the country. In health care, current and future health professionals must align themselves with organizations like the National Association of Health Services Executives that help to connect health professionals across the country. By becoming a member of NAHSE, you can actively participate in enhancing your career. NAHSE strives to serve as a vehicle by which Black healthcare leaders can help improve the health status, economic opportunities, and educational advancement of the communities we serve. NAHSE offers special membership types for current executives, students, and organizations.

We welcome and encourage you to join NAHSE, you have the option of joining directly online through the links below.


  • Educational and networking opportunities 

  • Annual Educational Conference with healthcare related programs and well-known speakers

  • Eligibility for pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credits (non-ACHE) for this program toward advancement, or re-certification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

  • An annual CEO/Senior Executive program that focuses on the leader’s role in healthcare.

  • Young Healthcare Professionals Forum for students and early careerists.

  • On-Line Career Center for members to post their resumes and employers to post positions that are seeking experienced minority professionals.

Personal Membership

Personal members have a background in health and medical care administration, successfully completed an approved program in hospital administration, and/or health services administration, business administration, public health, medicine, economics, and other related collegiate or graduate degrees deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors.

Persons with a background in health and medical care administration and health services delivery systems having experience in these fields that can be considered adequate to have attained an in-depth knowledge of the chosen area of endeavor.

Student Membership 

Student members are students of approved programs in those fields mentioned in Personal member and other fields deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors. Student members are eligible for personal membership upon the successful completion of the academic program and having had one year's experience in his or her chosen field.

Associate Membership 

Associate members are persons or entities interested in supporting the goals and objectives of NAHSE but are neither eligible for personal nor institutional membership. Associate members must be a member of the nearest Local Chapter, in addition to being a member of the Association.

Retiree  Membership

Retired members must be 65 years of age or older. Members must have been an active paid member of the organization at least five (5) years of the last 10 year period. Member must be retired from full time employment.

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