Special Events

Council of Regents/Annual Membership Meeting

Saturday, March 18, 1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

The Council of Regents represents the needs and opinions of ACHE members. The annual membership meeting will immediately follow the Council of Regents meeting. All ACHE members are invited to attend both of these important events.

Convocation Ceremony and Reception

Sunday, March 19, 2:00 p.m.

The 89th Convocation Ceremony honors ACHE members who have advanced to Fellow status in 2022. The ceremony is formal recognition of their professional commitment to healthcare leadership excellence. ACHE’s Chair Officers, Board of Governors and Council of Regents participate in the ceremony. All Congress participants and their guests are invited to attend.

Modern Healthcare Health Care Hall of Fame Reception and Dinner

Reception: Sunday, March 19, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Award Presentation and Dinner: Sunday, March 19, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

In 1988, Modern Healthcare created the Health Care Hall of Fame to honor individuals who have made significant, lifelong contributions to the healthcare field. On March 19, Modern Healthcare, in conjunction with the American College of Healthcare Executives, will honor the 2023 inductees at a dinner at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The presentation of awards will immediately precede dinner.

All Congress participants are invited to attend the Hall of Fame dinner. Tickets are $250 per person; tables are discounted slightly at $2,250. A portion of the proceeds will support the scholarship fund of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. Business attire is required.

Contact ACHE at (312) 424-9368 or shernandez@ache.org for more information.

Healthcare leaders can sign up for this session during Congress registration, or choose to attend independently.

Volunteer and Make a Difference During Congress

Tuesday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 22, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Take a break from educational sessions and join your colleagues for some rewarding, hands-on volunteer service. There’s no need to register for this event, so stop by any time.

Nominating Committee Meeting Open Session

Tuesday, March 21, 2:45 p.m.

At this open session, ACHE’s Nominating Committee will conduct an orientation for potential candidates regarding the nominating process. Immediately following the orientation, an open forum will be provided for ACHE members to present and discuss their views of the ACHE leadership needs.

Postgraduate Fellowship Fair

Tuesday, March 22, 3:30 p.m.

Current students interested in postgraduate fellowships will attend this event and network with representatives from a variety of organizations. This casual, two-hour event provides students with the flexibility to attend as their other scheduled sessions conclude. Onsite representatives will answer questions, collect resumes and provide additional information as requested. Last year, more than 300 students attended the event. The fee to host a table at the Fair is $150 and may be reserved below.

View Frequently Asked Questions about the Postgraduate Fellowship Fair.

Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management: Finalists’ Presentations

Wednesday, March 22, 8:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Each year, ACHE Student Associates and Members have the opportunity to participate in the Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management. At this special event, all Congress attendees are invited to hear the graduate and undergraduate finalists present their winning essays. Awards for the competition will be distributed at the Wednesday Leon I. Gintzig Commemorative Lecture and Luncheon.