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When our hospitals' employees engage as active members in affiliated organizations, they not only gain access to specialized online and in-person trainings, networking events, and other professional development opportunities – their engagement also enhances overall hospital performance. Each affiliated organization is comprised of health care professionals in a particular discipline, and groups vary in size from 30 to 400 members.  Have a look through the directory to find the group that's right for you.

Arkansas Association for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. (AAHE)
President: Brian Morgan, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary
Visit the AAHE website. 
> View the Membership Application .
Arkansas Association for Medical Staff Services (ArkAMSS)
President: Kendra Simpson, Credentialing Coordinator
> Visit the ArkAMSS website.
> View the Membership Application.
Arkansas Healthcare Human Resources Association (AHHRA)
President: Kevin Thielemier, Arkansas Methodist Medical Center
> View the Membership Application.

Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association (AHAA)
President: Kathy Gammill, Unity Health
> Visit the AHAA website.

Arkansas Society for Directors of Volunteer Services (ASDVS)
President: Kristi King, Ozark Health Medical Center
> View the Membership Application.

Arkansas Society for Healthcare Marketing & Public Relations (ASHM&PR)
President: Glenn Crain, Jefferson Regional
> View the Membership Application.
Society for Arkansas Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Management (SAHPMM)
President: Julia Blanchard , Baxter Regional Medical Center
Visit the SAHPMM website.
> View the Membership Application.
Arkansas Association for Healthcare Quality (AAHQ)
President: Pam Blake, MHA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, Jefferson Regional
> Visit the AAHQ website.
> View the Membership Application.
Arkansas Association of Hospital Trustees (AAHT)
President: Johnny McJunkins, Howard Memorial Hospital, Nashville
 

Arkansas Health Executives Forum (AHEF)
President: Greg Crain, FACHE, Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock
Visit the AHEF website.

Arkansas Organization of Nurse Leaders (ArONL)
President: Katie Lea, MSN, MHA, NE-BC, CPPS, Saline Memorial Hospital
> Visit the ArONE website.
> View the Membership Application
Arkansas Social Workers in Health Care (ASWHC)
President: Whitney Munnerlyn, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
> View the Membership Application.

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
President: Derek Pierce, BKD, LLP
> Visit the HFMA-Arkansas website.