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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the relationship between theFORUM and ACHE?

theFORUM is the award-winning independent local chapter of ACHE for the state of Alabama. Local healthcare professionals serve on the board and chair committees. Leadership meets monthly to discuss how the local chapter, and its many volunteers, can help current and prospective members connect, learn and lead within their healthcare organizations. Nationally, ACHE is committed to excellence in healthcare management and to offering opportunities for professional and leadership development

Why should I join?

theFORUM is the largest health executive oriented association in the state of Alabama. Our programs and meetings foster leadership development, educational updates, and professional networking opportunities.

How can I join?

Visit our Membership page for complete information.

If I am a member of ACHE, am I automatically a member of theFORUM?

Yes, if you are an ACHE affiliate living inAlabama or have designated membership in the Alabama state chapter. When you join ACHE you are automatically a member of your local chapter — no need for separate request or application. You are automatically added to our mailing list when you join ACHE or, if moving to our state, as soon as you update your address in your My ACHE record.

Do I have to be a member of ACHE to be a member of theFORUM?

Yes. You are invited to join both for just one membership fee. Please go to our Membership page for complete details.

 

 

 Do I have to be a member to attend theFORUM’s educational and networking events?

No, we welcome members and non-members at most of our events (members receive discounted registration prices). Visit our Events page for complete information and registration.

How can I access theFORUM’s Member Roster section?

Visit the login page, when the dialog box appears type in your ACHE username and password.

What is my password for theFORUM Member Roster?

It is the same as your ACHE username and password.

Who are the members?

Our membership includes CEOs, presidents, C-Suite executives, senior and junior managers of hospital systems and healthcare-related industries; plus faculty and students in MHA and healthcare-related degree programs.

How can I share my skills and expertise with theFORUM members?

If you are a member of theFORUM you are invited to serve on our board and various committees. Members and non-members may serve as guest speakers at our educational programs. For both roles, pleaseContact Us. How can I find or submit career information on the theFORUM web site? To find career information or to send career information go to the Job Board page.

What is the time commitment?

theFORUM traditionally hosts many continuing education meetings annually. Experts lead the discussions on current topics within the industry and local markets. You are invited to attend any or all of these meetings. Your assistance is also welcome on our various committees, to volunteer for a committee please contact us.