AACH Member Center

Welcome to the AACH Member Center

Thank you for your consideration of membership to the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare.

A list of membership benefits is outlined below:

  • Benefit from new relationships and opportunities to collaborate on projects and research through a community of kindred spirits.
  • Receive a free DocCom subscription! AACH Associate and Professional members receive a free subscription to DocCom, an online learning resource offering more than forty multimedia-rich interactive modules and 400+ videos showing essential communication competencies. AACH Student members receive a free one-month trial subscription and can receive a discounted student member rate on a one-year subscription for only $45 (more than 50% savings).
  • Discover academic articles, videos, events, and webinars in the AACH Resource Section.
  • Learn "state of the art” healthcare communication practices, teaching and research at our Teaching and Research Forum and International Conference on Communication in Healthcare.
  • Transform your institution through a custom, on-site communication workshop, led by AACH faculty.
  • Access a discounted member rate (71% off the regular rate) on an individual subscription to the official journal of the AACH, Patient Education and Counseling.
  • Save with discounted registration fees at conferences, courses, and educational programs.
  • Experience transformative education by having the opportunity to apply for the AACH Faculty in Training Program (FIT Program), a unique educational experience that combines elements of mentoring, personal self-awareness, self-directed learning, and skills development.
  • Gain the opportunity to volunteer on an AACH committee.
  • Access to member contact information through a searchable directory.
  • Network, engage, and share critical information and best practices with other AACH members through the members only listserv.
  • Receive a $1,850 registration discount to the Leading Organizations to Health program offerings.


If you have any questions please feel free to contact us directly by calling 859.514.9211 or emailing info@aachonline.org.