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After much discussion and consideration, the ACHE Board of Governors and leadership team have decided to cancel the 2020 Congress on Healthcare Leadership due to the need for leaders and healthcare organizations to manage their responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) within their communities. Learn more at

Congress Connections Center

The Connections Center is the place to be for education, networking and relaxation at Congress.

Be sure to stop by the Health Administration Press Bookstore to purchase books at 50% discount and meet some of our esteemed authors. Participate in Conversations in Safety with a safety expert and visit the ACHE Learning Concierge to plan your professional development path.

Connections Center Hours are:

Monday, March 23, 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Conversations in Safety

Co-hosted by ACHE and the IHI Lucian Leape Institute

Engage with top experts in safety culture during these informal conversations focused on essential safety topics. Bring your questions and get ready to participate with your peers and thought leaders on the journey to zero harm. Space is limited. Check back soon for the list of safety experts during each time slot.

Monday, March 23

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, March 24

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Leading for Safety Booth

Co-hosted by ACHE and the IHI Lucian Leape Institute

Drop by the Leading for Safety Booth to learn more about safety culture, speak with experts in the field, learn about upcoming educational opportunities and resources, take the “We Lead for Safety” pledge and more.

The Leading for Safety Booth will be open Monday, March 23 through Wednesday, March 25. Check back for specific hours the booth will be staffed.

Cyber Café

Check your email, update your member profile or browse the web at the Cyber Café. The Congress Technology Help Desk, located near the Cyber Café, can help you with using the Congress 2020 app or answer your other IT questions.

Employer Connect

ACHE’s Employer Connect service provides job applicants with opportunities to connect with potential employers during Congress. Job openings will be listed in the Employer Connect online job bank at after Jan. 1. Employers are on-site to review resumes and conduct interviews.

Executive Portraits

Need a new headshot? ACHE will have a professional photographer available to take complimentary photos. Image are emailed to participants after Congress.

Health Administration Press Bookstore

Visit the Health Administration Congress Bookstore and explore the latest releases, best sellers and speaker books.


Career Services

Visit the Career Services Center to connect with career advisors, have your resume reviewed or meet with our Career Resource Center staff. Click below for more information about the Career Services available in the Connections Center.


ACHE Learning Concierge

Visit the ACHE Learning Concierge; a new complimentary resource to learn about ACHE educational opportunities, including the content of ACHE programs and courses that strengthen specific knowledge or skill areas, and receive assistance with planning your professional development.

Monday, March 23

7:00–7:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 24

7:30–8:30 a.m.
12:15–2:15 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25

8:00–9:15 a.m.
12:15–2:30 p.m.

Member Services Booth

Stop by and learn about ACHE programs and services, including how to earn the distinction of board certification in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow (FACHE®,). If you already are a Fellow and are due to recertify in 2020, you may complete our recertification application online at the booth. Students are welcome and encouraged to drop in to learn about how ACHE can support you throughout your healthcare career.

Booth Hours:

Monday, March 23

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 24

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wenesday, March 25

7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Networking Lounge

Whether you’re looking to meet a colleague or just relax between Congress sessions, visit the Networking Lounge in the Connections Center for a comfortable place to recharge … literally and figuratively.

ACHE Selected Short Presentations

Drop in… Be inspired. These brief presentations are certain to spark discussion. No registration is required—drop in at a time that fits your Congress schedule. Check back for more presentation topics and the date and time of each Selected Short presentation.

Showcase Your Innovations at Congress

ACHE’s Congress allows you two exciting options to share your innovations, network with other innovators and discuss pressing issues in healthcare with other leaders facing the same issues. You can submit to either (or both) the Management Innovations Poster Session and the Technology Innovations Presentations.