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American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) of the American Hospital Association

The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) – a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA), is the nation’s only membership organization dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of health care human resources practitioners. ASHHRA is recognized as “the premier source of educational resources, industry research, HR tools, networking, and best practices for the health care HR professional. When you join ASHHRA, you are investing in your future while helping to advance the transformation of the health care HR leader.

Founded in 1964, ASHHRA represents more than 3,350 human resources professionals across the nation.  ASHHRA is governed by a 13-member board of directors, four standing committees, and more than 45 affiliated chapters who are all committed to enhancing the profession and moving forward toward one common goal – excellence in healthcare human resources.

Mission Statement

ASHHRA leads the way for members to become more effective, valued, and credible leaders in health care human resources administration. As the foremost authority in health care HR, ASHHRA provides timely and critical support through ongoing learning and development, products and resources, and opportunities for networking and collaboration.

VISION: Be the leaders in health care Human Resources workforce policy, advocacy and best practices.

MISSION: To advance the human side of health care, the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) leads the way for highly effective, valued and credible leaders.

VALUES: Trust, People, Integrity, Leadership, Diversity, Collaboration, Excellence, and Innovation.


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