ACHE of Greater Ohio hopes to connect early careerists together while fostering continuing education, community involvement, partnerships, and promotion of ACHE of Greater Ohio events.

If you are under age 40 and a full Member or Fellow of ACHE, you automatically belong to the Early Careerist Network (ECN). For those who qualify, this unique benefit of ACHE membership offers a ready-made community of peers building healthcare careers to learn with and from, along with resources to propel career momentum.

Benefits Include:

  • Committee member opportunities where early careerists can collaborate with ACHE executives across the state of Ohio.
  • Networking and professional development opportunities.
  • Network with executives who share your community commitment and discuss local healthcare news and challenges.
  • Earn the FACHE credential with your peers! Chapters have resources and support for attaining Board Certification in Healthcare Management, the Fellow (FACHE) credential.
  • Sharpen your leadership skills by serving on a chapter local programs council or committee.
  • Attend educational programs that count toward earning or recertifying your ACHE credential without incurring hefty travel expenses.
  • Organizational Engagement: Encourages active participation in ACHE of Greater Ohio and supports current Early Careerist members seeking advancement to Fellow status.
  • Professional Development: Provides targeted educational and professional development opportunities for Early Careerists.
  • Mentorship: Cultivates relationships between senior-level executives and early careerists.
  • Community Engagement: Provides philanthropic and social networking opportunities for Early Careerists; facilitates outreach to local students.
  • Leadership development opportunities such as Board of Director and Committee Chair positions.
  • Education and networking programs presented and attended by industry leaders, offering Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).
  • Reduced member rates for programs and conferences both locally and nationally.

For more information about the ECN at the national level, please visit the ECN section of the ACHE website. The page features multiple resources, including networking and career resources, as well as an Early Careerist Newsletter, ACHE discounts, educational programs, and networking and mentoring opportunities.