Diversity in ACHE

We are promoters of diversity and inclusion…

From specialized member forums to career resources, executive programs and policy statements, ACHE makes supporting diversity and inclusion integral to its mission and daily work. We seek to close the leadership gaps in healthcare management. We embrace this priority as both an ethical and business imperative. 

As the premier professional membership society for healthcare executives, ACHE embraces diversity and inclusion within the healthcare management field. ACHE values and supports diversity and inclusion strategies and initiatives because they contribute to an improved workforce and services delivered to healthcare consumers. ACHE also values and actively promotes diversity in its leaders, members, and staff. Diverse participation can serve as a catalyst for improved decision-making, increased productivity, and competitive advantage.

Further, ACHE works to foster an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions and supports the advancement of all, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
— From ACHE Statement on Diversity 

ACHE Diversity Resources

Institute for Diversity and Health EquityCo-founded by ACHE and sponsored by the American Hospital Association, the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity works to expand leadership opportunities for minorities in health administration. Programs include student internships, professional development education, and a biannual conference. To learn more about the institute or how you can get involved click here…

Executive Diversity Career NavigatorChart a career path to the highest levels with this centralized resource, a project of ACHE and five partner organizations. EDCN offers information, tools, and inspiration for diverse leaders, from early career to senior executives, with free access to most assets. Explore EDCN here…

Asian Healthcare Leaders ForumMembers advocate for greater representation in management, administration, and policymaking. For more info on how to join AHLF visit here…

LGBT ForumPromoting high-quality care for LGBT patients and families. Visit and join here…

Thomas C. Dolan Executive Diversity ProgramDuring this year-long program, scholars will benefit from specialized curriculum opportunities addressing barriers in career attainment and developing executive presence. The program includes one-on-one interaction with a specially selected mentor, and participation in formal leadership education and career assessments. For more info click here…

 Diversity Impact Summit Forms and Handouts