Healthcare Associations

Healthcare Associations

  • AcademyHealth

    AcademyHealth is the professional home for health services researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners. It is a leading, non-partisan resource for the best in health research and policy. AcademyHealth promotes interaction across the health research and policy arenas by bringing together a broad spectrum of players to share their perspectives, learn from each other, and strengthen their working relationships.

    1801 K St NW #701-L
    Washington, DC 20006
    Phone: 202.292.6700, Fax: 202.292.6800

  • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

    The ACHE is an international professional society of nearly 30,000 healthcare executives who lead our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Management, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year. Through its efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of improving the health status of society by advancing healthcare leadership and management excellence.

    American College of Healthcare Executives
    One North Franklin Street, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60606-3491
    Phone: 312.424.2800, Fax: 312.424.0023

  • American Geriatrics Society

    The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is the premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults. With an active membership of over 6,000 health care professionals, the AGS has a long history of effecting change in the provision of health care for older adults. In the last decade, the society has become a pivotal force in shaping attitudes, policies, and practices regarding health care for older people.

    American Geriatrics Society
    The Empire State Building
    350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801
    New York, NY 10118
    Phone: 212.308.1414, Fax: 212.832.8646

  • American Public Health Association (APHA)

    The APHA is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health. APHA brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers, and other health workers in a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange, study, and action. APHA is concerned with a broad set of issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs, and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society, and professional education in public health.

    American Public Health Association
    800 I. Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20001-3710
    Phone: 202.777.APHA (2742), Fax: 202.777.2532

  • American School Health Association

    The American School Health Association unites the many professionals working in schools who are committed to safeguarding the health of school-aged children. The association, a multidisciplinary organization of administrators, counselors, dentists, health educators, physical educators, school nurses, and school physicians, advocates high-quality school health instruction, health services, and a healthful school environment.

    American School Health Association
    7263 State Route 43
    P.O. Box 708
    Kent, Ohio 44240
    Phone: 330.678.1601, Fax: 330.678.4526

  • America's Essential Hospitals

    The National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems represents over 100 hospitals and health systems that together comprise the essential infrastructure of many of America's largest metropolitan health systems. Since its inception in 1980, NAPH has cultivated a strong presence on Capitol Hill, with the executive branch, and in many state capitols. Our association has made significant strides in its twenty-year history in educating federal, state, and local decision makers about the unique needs of and challenges faced by member hospitals and the nation's most vulnerable populations.

    National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems
    1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 950
    Washington DC 20004
    Phone: 202.585.0100, Fax: 202.585.0101

  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

    The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO's members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice.


    Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
    1275 K Street NW Suite. 800
    Washington, DC 20005-4006
    Phone: 202.371.9090, Fax: 202.371.9797

  • Community Health Center Association of New York (CHCANYS)

    The Community Health Care Association of New York State is a 30-year old not-for-profit trade association. CHCANYS currently represents about 100 community and migrant health centers, as well as service provider organizations statewide. CHCANYS provides technical workshops, education and training services, and advocacy at both the state and national levels on behalf of its members. The community and migrant health centers represented by CHCANYS serve New Yorkers who are predominately Medicaid beneficiaries or uninsured, in both urban and rural medically underserved communities.

    Community Health Care Association of New York State
    254 W. 31st Street
    New York, NY 10001
    Phone: 212.279.9686, Fax: 212.279.3851

  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)

    The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association works to maximize the quality of health services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and to foster a professional climate in which our diverse members can reach their full potential. GLMA members represent the interests of thousands of physicians, medical students, and increasingly other health care professionals, as well as millions of patients throughout North America who seek equality in health care access and delivery. GLMA's focus is to increase the visibility of the specific health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients and offer programs and services that we are in a unique position to provide.

    Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
    459 Fulton Street, Suite 107
    San Francisco, California 94102
    Phone: 415.255.4547, Fax: 415.255.4784

  • Greater New York Hospital Association

    Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA), founded in 1904, is a trade association comprising more than 200 not-for-profit hospitals and continuing care facilities, both voluntary and public, in the metropolitan New York area. GNYHA's mission is to act as the principal advocate for its members in improving the access, quality and cost of health care in the metropolitan area, and to foster an appropriate environment for managing health care resources. GNYHA accomplishes its goals through policy analysis and development, advocacy, communication, education, research, and business services.

    Greater New York Hospital Association
    555 West 57th Street, 15th Floor
    New York, New York 10019
    Phone: 212.246.7100, Fax: 212.262.6350

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

    HFMA is the nation's leading personal membership organization for healthcare financial management professionals. HFMA is comprised of about 32,000 members employed by hospitals, integrated delivery systems, long-term and ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, medical group practices, public accounting and consulting firms, insurance companies, government agencies, and other healthcare organizations.

    Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
    DC Office
    1301 Connecticut Ave, NW., Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20036-3417
    Phone: 202.296.2920 Fax: 202.223.9771


    Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
    Two Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 700
    Westchester, IL 60154-5700
    Phone: 1.800.252.HFMA (4362), Fax: 708.531.0032

  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing local public health agencies (including city, county, metro, district, and Tribal agencies). NACCHO provides education, information, research, and technical assistance to local health departments and facilitates partnerships among local, state, and federal agencies in order to promote and strengthen public health.

    National Association of County and City Health Officials
    1100 17th Street, Second Floor
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 202.783.5550, Fax:202.783.1583

  • National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)

    NASMHPD organizes to reflect and advocate for the collective interests of State Mental Health Authorities and their directors at the national level. NASMHPD analyzes trends in the delivery and financing of mental health services and builds and disseminates knowledge and experience reflecting the integration of public mental health programming in evolving healthcare environments. The association identifies public mental health policy issues, apprises its members of research findings and best practices in the delivery of mental health services, fosters collaboration, provides consultation and technical assistance, and promotes effective management practices and financing mechanisms adequate to sustain the mission.

    National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
    66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 302
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Phone: 703.739.9333, Fax: 703.548.9517

  • National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

    The National Environmental Health Association was incorporated in 1937. The original impetus behind the creation of a national professional society for environmental health practitioners was the desire by professionals of that day to establish a standard of excellence for this developing profession. Drawing on the original effort that led to the creation of NEHA, the association today stands as a 5,000 member strong professional society.

    National Environmental Health Association
    720 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite 970-S
    Denver, CO 80246-1925
    Phone 303.756.9090, Fax 303.691.9490

  • National Healthy Start Association (NHSA)

    The National Healthy Start Association (NHSA) membership includes most of the 96 federally funded Healthy Start projects in the United States. The mission of the National Healthy Start Association is to promote the development of community-based maternal and child health programs, particularly those addressing the issues of infant mortality, low birthweight, and racial disparities in perinatal outcomes.

    The National Healthy Start Association
    P.O. Box 25227
    Baltimore, MD 21229
    Phone: 410.525.1600, Fax: 410.525.1601

  • National Mental Health Association (NMHA)

    The National Mental Health Association is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research, and service.

    National Mental Health Association
    2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor
    Alexandria, Virginia 22311

  • Public Health Association of New York City (PHANYC)

    The Public Health Association of New York City (PHANYC) is an active professional membership organization of public health professionals throughout the greater New York area. Founded in 1938, PHANYC is one of the largest and oldest affiliates of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Its membership of nearly 400 includes individuals and organizations involved in the diverse and growing field of public health: health care providers, administrators, researchers, scientists, professors, students and activists—many recognized leaders in the public health field in New York City. PHANYC's diversity is reflected both in its membership and in the issues and concerns it addresses; it is dedicated to promoting the health of the public through community education and professional exchange, social action, advocacy, and policy analysis. With a vibrant and growing student committee, PHANYC invites and encourages students throughout the region to join in its front-line work at shaping the future of public health in New York City and beyond. Its recently launched Student Mentor Program matches interested PHANYC student members with experienced working public health professional PHANYC members to help students advance professionally in their chosen field of interest.

    Public Health Association of New York City
    1710 First Avenue, Suite 282
    New York, NY 10128
    Phone: 212.722.1063, Email:

  • Society for Public Health Education

    SOPHE is an independent, international professional association made up of a diverse membership of health education professionals and students. The society promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments through its membership, its network of local chapters, and its numerous partnerships with other organizations. With its primary focus on public health education, SOPHE provides leadership through a code of ethics, standard for professional preparation, research, and practice; professional development; and public outreach.

    Society for Public Health Education
    750 First St. NE, Suite 910
    Washington, DC 20002-4242
    Phone: 202-.408.9804

  • Women in Healthcare Management, Inc. (WHCM)

    WHCM provides a forum for professional women to meet peers, network, share information, and stay informed on issues affecting the health care field. Its members are managers in settings and organizations spanning the wide range of the health care industry: acute care hospitals, ambulatory and non-acute service providers, health plans and insurance, long term care and assisted living, pharmaceutical companies, and business, marketing, and legal consulting firms, etc. WHCM services include two large group meetings annually, periodic networking meetings, a job bank, inclusion in the annual member directory, and the opportunity to form small groups for more frequent and informal networking.

    Women In Health Care Management
    84 Fenwick Road
    Newton, MA 02468