FAQs

Will Congress be in person in 2023?

Yes! We are excited to welcome you back to the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

  • Education and networking sessions will take place Monday through Wednesday, March 20–22.
  • Federal Sector awards breakfast and events will be held Thursday, March 23.
  • Boot Camps, Convocation and other pre-Congress events will be held Sunday, March 19.

When can I register for Congress?

Registration is now open. Register before the early bird deadline on Monday, February 27 and save. We encourage you to register early; sessions fill up fast. On-site registration is available throughout Congress.

What safety protocols will be in place?

Your health and safety is our highest priority. Please visit our Health & Safety page for the most up to date information and requirements.

Where can I find session handouts?

Handouts for registered attendees can be accessed electronically here or via the app at ache.org/ACHE365app (available March, 2023). If you need to print session handouts on-site, print stations will be available at the Technology Lounge located in the Riverside Exhibit Center, Exhibit Level (East Tower), and at the Congress Information Booth, East Tower Concourse, Concourse Level, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

How many Face-to-Face Education credit hours will be available?

The basic Congress registration for ACHE Members/Fellows, nonmembers, Student Associates and Higher Education Network Program Directors includes 12 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits.

The Executive Flex pass registration, available for CEOs of healthcare provider organizations and Fellows of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHEs), includes 18 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits.

ACHE Members/Fellows, nonmembers, Student Associates and Higher Education Network Program Directors may add additional ACHE Face-to-Face credits to their basic registrations for a fee.

View Registration for more information.

Can I earn other types of continuing education credit?

Yes, Congress is accredited for continuing education by Joint Accreditation and NAB. Joint Accreditation applies to Continuing Medical Education, Continuing Education for Dieticians, Continuing Nursing Education, Continuing Pharmacy Education, Continuing Social Work Education and Physician Assistant Continuing Education. For more information, see our Continuing Education page.

When can I volunteer for resume review and/or career advising sessions?

ACHE Congress will once again be offering resume review and career advising sessions as part of your Congress experience. Past Members and Fellows who have volunteered for these sessions as a reviewer/advisor will be contacted in early January 2023 regarding their participation. If you are interested in participating as a new reviewer/advisor, please send an email with your contact information to acheprofessionaldevelopment@ache.org.

What is Congress Express?

Congress Express lets you experience many of the benefits and features of healthcare’s premier education and networking event at a reduced cost by attending Congress events exclusively on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday. Congress Express participants still enjoy Hot Topic sessions, the Wednesday luncheon session and the Wednesday networking reception, while earning up to 9 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits.

How do I make changes to my Congress registration?

You may log in to the online registration system to make edits yourself, or contact ACHE’s Customer Service Center at contact@ache.org or (312) 424-9400.

What is the cancellation policy?

To receive a refund or credit toward another ACHE educational event minus a processing fee, please provide a written cancellation to contact@ache.org no later than March 10, 2022 entitles you to a refund or a credit toward another ACHE educational event. A $100 processing fee for Member/Fellow, CEO All-Access Pass and Nonmember registration and $50 processing fee for HEN Program Director and Student Associates will be charged for all cancellations. After March 10, all refunds/credits are forfeited.

What are the future dates of Congress on Healthcare Leadership?

March 25–28, 2024, Monday–Thursday, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.