The Professional Membership Groups of the AHA

The AHA's Professional Membership Groups (PMGs) are here to assist you with specialized tools, services, and educational opportunities tailored for your unique role. Become a member of one of the societies below to enrich your professional skills and capabilities, and advance operational excellence within your organization.

Professional Membership Groups

Your organization’s membership in the American Hospital Association connects you to the nation’s most powerful advocacy organization for hospitals. But did you know that the AHA has a number of professional membership societies designed to support specific areas of hospital operations? These individual membership organizations offer tremendous opportunities for education, collaboration, and access to valuable tools and resources all designed to advance operational excellence within your organization.

Membership in these groups can help your teams with issues such as:

  • Navigating supply chain challenges
  • Maintaining a safe and healing health care delivery environment
  • Keeping up with new standards for infection prevention
  • Navigating risk at a time of increasing uncertainty
  • Building your organization’s brand and market share
  • Convincing hesitant populations to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Read on to learn more about these groups. We’ve also designed a form to make it easy for you to get more information for yourself or for others within your organization. Complete the form to the right with the names and contact information of the individuals you believe could benefit from access to these valuable professional membership societies.

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Share the names of staff who would benefit from PMG membership. After clicking on the Submit button, you can add additional staff if desired.


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For experienced professionals in health care environmental Services (EVS). AHE is the go-to resource for tools, products, education and training that support health care environments free of surface contamination and pathogen-free, healing environments.

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For professionals who work in the health care supply chain, AHRMM offers training, resources, tools, certifications and more to advance excellence in supply chain management.

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For health care facility management professionals and others involved in optimizing the health care physical environment. ASHE membership connects your team to strategies that reduce costs, improve code compliance and reduce the risk of HAI.

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For risk management, patient safety, legal, insurance, finance and other related professions. ASHRM helps its members with enterprise risk management (ERM) strategies to maximize value protection.

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For health care professionals in strategic planning, business development, marketing, digital strategy, and communications. SHSMD membership equips your teams with new skills and strategies to help your organization navigate an ever-changing competitive environment.