Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum

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Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum

What Is the Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum?


The Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum (AHLF) is a new community within the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Building on the strong foundation of ACHE member benefits, the Forum offers value-added benefits developed specifically for AHLF members—individuals interested in the distinct opportunities and issues of Asian-American healthcare executives. The formation of this new Forum represents ACHE's ongoing commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in healthcare leadership within ACHE and the profession.

2018–2019 Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum Committee

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Bonnie Panlasigui

“I cannot emphasize enough how valuable and powerful the Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum is for me. I have not only benefited from being mentored by nationally known executives, but I have also mentored others who will be among the next generation of healthcare's leaders. As a recent hospital president now serving as an executive search consultant, I look forward to being part of AHLF to help healthcare's C-suite become more diverse.”

Bonnie Panlasigui
Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum
Committee Member, 2016–2018

Why Join?

The mission of the Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum is to increase the representation—through leadership and professional development—of Asian-Americans in healthcare executive management, policy, and administration. The Forum addresses this mission through targeted education, networking, career services and publications designed to provide opportunities for personal and professional growth to AHLF members in various healthcare settings and at all career stages. As a member of the Forum, you receive exclusive access to these resources and opportunities:

  • Discounted ACHE Educational Programming: Beginning in 2017, take advantage of discounted registration fees for the ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership and attend a special educational session during Congress developed specifically for members of the Forum.
  • Asian Healthcare Executives Forum LinkedIn Group: Connect with other AHLF members in this exclusive networking and information exchange setting.
  • Special Designation on the ACHE Online Member Directory: Easily identify other ALHF members by the distinguishing icon in the ACHE Online Member Directory.
  • Career Advisory Services: Benefit from active use of the vast resources of ACHE's Career Resource Center, including members-only access to CareerEDGE®, the unique, interactive and comprehensive tool for planning and managing your career.
  • Quarterly Online Newsletter: Stay abreast of topics of you will find of particular interest, such as cultural and organizational factors affecting Asian-American executives, students, and communities in the healthcare industry. Add your voice to this national forum by submitting articles for publication in AHLF quarterly newsletter.
    View a sample issue of the newsletter.

Plus, Forum members receive the full benefits and services offered to ACHE members, including:

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  • Requirements: Must be an active ACHE member (all member statuses are eligible for this forum)
  • Forum Annual Dues Fee (in addition to your regular ACHE annual dues fee): $100 annually
  • Graduated Forum Dues Schedule:
    • Jan.–June: $100
    • July–Aug.: $50 (will be billed for next calendar year in Oct.)
    • Sept.–Dec.: $100 (payment applied for remainder of current year and next calendar year)

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