The health care industry represents a dynamic marketplace that presents many opportunities and challenges for health care professionals. In health care, it is essential that current and future health professionals align themselves with organizations like the National Association of Health Services Executives that help to connect health professionals across the country. NAHSE is an organization of health care professionals from all around the nation who are actively pursuing excellence in the field of healthcare management and advocating for the medically underserved.

By becoming a member of NAHSE, you can actively participate in enhancing your career. NAHSE strives to serve as a vehicle by which Black health care leaders can help improve the health status, economic opportunities, and educational advancement of the communities we serve. You too can be a part of this vehicle of opportunity. NAHSE offers special membership types for current executives, students, and organizations. To determine the type of membership that you qualify for, please read the membership guidelines below. We welcome and encourage you to join NAHSE by either quickly applying online , or by downloading our interactive membership application through the links below.

Membership Types Application Download / Institutional Members

We want to thank all of our Institutional Members for their ongoing and continued support of NAHSE.
Membership Benefits
  • Affiliation with one of NAHSE’s local chapters which allow for great educational and networking opportunities.
  • Annual Educational Conference with healthcare related programs and well-known speakers and eligibility for up to nine category II ACHE credits.
  • An annual CEO/Senior Executive program that focuses on the leader’s role in healthcare.
  • Emerging Leaders Health Care Forum for students and early careerists.
  • On-Line Career Center for members to post their resume and employers to post positions that are seeking experience minority professionals.
  • Annual Educational Conference with healthcare related programs and well-known speakers and eligibility for up to nine category II ACHE credits.
Membership Guidelines

Active membership shall be available to those persons of acceptable character, education, and financial activity who are experienced employees in the health services administration field or who have executive or administrative responsibility for health care delivery, including teaching, or who are engaged in planning, consultation, legislation, publication, and other activities related to healthcare services and its delivery provided:

  • such persons are not interested in NAHSE solely for personal gain or employment;
  • such persons do not have or have not demonstrated moral, philosophical, or ideological views or directions and actions contrary to the goals and objectives of NAHSE; and
  • such persons remain financially active with the organization
Personal/Associate Membership Download Application

Personal members are persons with a background in one of the following categories:

  • health and medical care administration having successfully completed an approved program in hospital administration, and/or health services administration, business administration, public health, medicine, economics, and other related graduate degrees deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors; or
  • 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 Type I (Student Membership) Download Application

Student members currently enrolled in an approved program in those fields mentioned in personal membership and other fields deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors. Student members are eligible for Type 1 personal membership upon the successful completion of the graduate program and having had one year’s experience in his or her chosen field.

Student Type II (Early Careerist Membership) Download Application

Recent graduates up to two-years post graduation working in a full-time paid position (including those in full-time paid residency or fellowship programs). This category is for a maximum of two years. Anyone with two or more years of healthcare experience achieved through a full-time paid position, who then returns to school, is not eligible for either Type 1 or Type 2 Student Membership. Members in this category are eligible for Personal Membership upon successful completion of the graduate program and more than two years of healthcare experience.

Institutional Membership Download Application
Institutional members are organizations and agencies which are interested in and support the programs, aims and goals of NAHSE and are desirous of contributing to its cause, either in the form of financial support or other in-kind aid. The rights and privileges of the institutional members are determined solely by the Board of Directors. Institutional members are members of the Local Chapter with the approval and under the guidelines set down by the Local Chapter. Institutional members are to include organizations such as hospitals, medical centers, neighborhood health centers, group practices, health insurance companies, managed care, coordinated care entities and all other such organizations supporting the purpose of NAHSE. Institutional members may indicate three individuals from their institution who will receive benefits as part of their institutional membership.
Chapter Membership

NAHSE Bylaws specify that all members of the local chapter must be personal, student or institutional members of the Association. Payment of Chapter dues allows you the opportunity to take advantage of the many benefits offered by the local chapter in your city or the city nearest you. Benefits include local newsletters, local educational sessions, regular meetings and many networking opportunities.

NOTE: Local Chapter membership is required for any individual residing within 75 miles of a listed Chapter.