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The Gratitude Symposium, hosted by Quint Studer and the Studer Family of Companies, begins on Monday, May 3 rd .  The event will feature 45 inspiring and compelling speakers and is FREE to anyone studying or working in healthcare. There is still time to register yourself or to register all of your faculty, staff and students. Thanks to the incredible generosity of Quint and this wonderful cadre of colleagues, AUPHA is grateful to be one of two organizations that will benefit financially from the Symposium. We are grateful for this tremendous gift of $25,000 to AUPHA, and honored to be recognized along with The DAISY Foundation.   Additional questions? Contact ...
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North Texas MHA women make history as Women's History Month begins : Three diverse women from the University of North Texas Health Science Center's Master of Health Administration (MHA) program are kicking off Women's History Month 2021 with a bang, advancing for the first time in the program's history to the semifinals category of a top North American student case competition. University of North Texas Health Science Center MHA faculty and Executives in Residence lead 2021 ACHE National Congress on Healthcare Leadership educational sessions
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Rutgers University inducted twenty-three students into Upsilon Phi Delta . View the Linkedin post for more pictures from the inaugural induction.
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Management Series books from Health Administration Press present knowledge and best practices from prominent healthcare leaders with vast experience in their fields. Covering topics such as executive leadership, career development, strategy, patient safety, and more, these best-selling and award-winning titles provide how-to guidance and lessons learned with real-life examples. Incorporating these practical resources into your courses will provide your students with an advantage when they begin their healthcare management careers. HAP’s 2021 Publications Catalog details the newest releases and management series titles by topic. Visit HAP to learn more.
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Ethics and Law Faculty Forum The source for resources on teaching ethics and law to health administration students and for integrating ethics and law into other health administration courses. We facilitate the exchange of ideas, the sharing of best practices, and the development of innovative strategies for teaching ethics and law to health administration students. Chair: Michael McDonough, Rutgers University Chair-elect: Jeff Sconyers, University of Washington Finance, Economics & Insurance Faculty Forum This Faculty Forum works to identify core knowledge/skills in accounting, finance, economics, and insurance in sequence (undergraduate, graduate) ...
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The next issue of the Journal of Health Administration Education will be available on April 30th. It is a special COVID-19 issue. The issue includes: Introduction to the Special Issue Author: Friedman, Leonard Guest Editors Perspective Authors: Hewitt, Anne; Gambescia, Stephen; Kiel, Joan The COVID-19 Fallout: Understanding Healthcare Management Student Perspectives on the Shift from In-Person to Remote Course Instruction Authors: Louis, Christopher; Landry, Amy; Silvera, Geoffrey; Robbins, Julie; Shay, Patrick; Lee, Heather; Felix, Joel; Cave, Sarah; Fishman, Paul Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic; MHSA Faculty Experiences ...
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AUPHA is pleased to welcome the following new program members: National University, CA, has joined with both Associate Graduate and Associate Undergraduate memberships. The programs offer a Bachelor of Science Healthcare Administration and a Master of Healthcare Administration. Norfolk State University , VA, has added an Associate Graduate membership. The program offers a Master of Healthcare Administration. University of Kentucky , KY, has added an Associate Undergraduate membership. The program offers a Bachelor of Health Sciences. University of Texas at Tyler , TX, has added an Associate Graduate membership. The program offers an Executive ...
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All Full Graduate and Full Certified Undergraduate Program Directors should have received the 2021 AUPHA Board of Directors Election ballot via an email from Simply Voting. The election closes at midnight on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Please contact Chris Anne Sanyer , Director of Membership, if you have any questions.
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Congratulations to the 2021 AUPHA Prize and Scholarship Recipients! Sherry Glied, PhD , Named Recipient of the 2021 William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research John Brady, DHA, FACHE , Named 2021 Recipient of the Glandon Family Scholarship for Advancement of Healthcare Management Education Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPH, FACHE , Named Recipient of the 2021 Gary L. Filerman Prize for Educational Leadership Chris Louis, PhD, MHA, Named Recipient of the 2021 John D. Thompson Prize
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AUPHA congratulates our members and member programs who were recognized during the 2021 ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership: Dr. Len Friedman, one of three ACHE members who were recognized for recruiting the greatest number of new members or successfully encouraging advancement to Fellow. Academic programs whose students were recipients of the Richard J. Stull Essay Competition for 2021: In the Undergraduate Division, Texas State University (1st), Auburn University (2nd), and Loyola University Chicago (3rd). In the Graduate Division, University of Minnesota (1st), Baylor University (2nd), and The George Washington University (3rd). ...
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On behalf of the AUPHA Board of Directors, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, staff, and membership, a special thank you to these program sponsors who have already signed up as sponsors of the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, scheduled to be held this June 8 - 24. It is only through the generosity and support of these sponsors that AUPHA is able to keep the registration fee at the low rate of $175 for members; nonmembers are able to attend the Annual Meeting for an additional $100, or $275. Additional benefits have been added this year to allow for more visibility and greater value for program sponsors. It's not too late to participate and enjoy benefits ...
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SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION ANNOUNCED! Reflections on Recent Lessons in Advancing Health Equity During a Public Health Emergency featuring Adaeze Enekwechi, PhD, MPP   As we shared last week, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE), AUPHA is delighted to announce a special keynote presentation scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 1:00 – 2:15pm eastern time. The presentation will feature  Adaeze Enekwechi, PhD, MPP, a healthcare executive and leading voice in health policy including payment, equity and evidence-based policy making. She is committed to building a healthcare ...
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AUPHA is pleased to announce the 2021 prize recipients. Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPH, FACHE, Named Recipient of the 2021 Gary L. Filerman Prize for Educational Leadership Chris Louis, PhD, MHA, Named Recipient of the 2021 John D. Thompson Prize The prizes will be awarded during the 2021 Annual Meeting .
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Register Now for AUPHA’s Academic Program and Practitioner Workshop Registration for AUPHA’s 2021 Academic Program and Practitioner Workshop, Achieving Inclusive Excellence at the Intersection of Healthcare and Higher Education ,  is now open. The Workshop begins on Tuesday, March 23, 11:00am – 12:00Noon, with the joint ACHE/AUPHA Keynote presentation featuring Ruth Williams-Brinkley, Regional President, Mid-Atlantic States, at Kaiser Permanente. The Workshop continues with two panel sessions, one each on Wednesday, March 24 and Thursday, March 25.  To learn more about the APPW and the panelists, and to register, please visit here .
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On Wednesday, March 31st, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern , AUPHA will host a webinar, Innovative and Creative Teaching Approaches and Methods . This session will be delivered by the Chair and Chair-elect of the AUPHA Innovative Teaching Faculty Forum, Drs. Patrick Shay of Trinity University and Amanda Dorsey of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of inventive teaching techniques that can and have been used in health administration classrooms. Participants will have a chance to ask questions and share their own approaches during this interactive webinar. Registration details and more information will ...
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News from the Board February 24, 2021 - AUPHA’s Board of Directors issued the following statement today with regard to program rankings: AUPHA Is Rankings Neutral The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) is neutral to third party-rankings, lists of subjective comparisons, and competitive quests among academic programs.  In support of our vision to be recognized as the global leader in advancing higher education and scholarship in healthcare management and policy, AUPHA seeks to be not only diverse, but also inclusive, equitable, and collaborative in our relations with all graduate and undergraduate health administration ...
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Cultural Perspectives and Inclusive Excellence Faculty Forum The AUPHA Cultural Perspectives and Inclusive Excellence Faculty Forum can help the academic community build an inclusive culture of development and productivity for all faculty by providing examples and tools on how to build higher performing organizations. Chair: Lumbe Davis, Saint Leo University Chair-elect: Jacqueline Wiltshire, University of South Florida Distance Learning Faculty Forum The Distance Learning Faculty Forum is an active and inclusive community designated for collaboration and creativity among faculty engaged in distance education, or interested in best practices. Whether ...
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HAP’s 2021 Spring Textbook Catalog is now available. Browse HAP’s current textbook offerings and use the landing page to navigate to a particular topic and new releases. With textbooks covering a wide variety of topics in healthcare management, the Spring catalog includes 14 new releases on healthcare finance, human resources, applying quality management, leading ancillary and support departments, health policy, undergraduate- and graduate-level overviews of the US healthcare system, and more View the Spring 2021 digital textbook catalog and request your exam copies today.
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AUPHA is pleased to offer a special informational webinar hosted by the David J. Winston Health Policy Fellowship . In addition to the Fellowship, the Winston Scholarship program recognizes excellence and achievement for students in master’s degree programs in health administration, health policy, and public health by providing up to twenty $10,000 scholarships per year. Join us to hear more from the Winston staff and Board about the program, application process, eligibility, and requirements. Presenters include: Kerry McAteer, Chief Operating Officer, David J. Winston Health Policy Fellowship Jessica Hale, 2020 – 2021 Winston Fellow, currently at The ...
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Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management winners have been selected. Graduate Division 1st Place School: University of Minnesota Author: Emily E. Johnson Title: “Reimagining the Future of Acute Care: Implementing Home Hospital Care Programs to Achieve the Triple Aim and Reduce Health Disparitie s”. Program Director: Jean M. Abraham 2nd Place School: Baylor University Author: Liam Ferreira Title: “ Somebody Call a DOCTOR! Using Reverse Innovation to Improve Healthcare Management in Response to COVID-19 ” Program Director: Forest S. Kim, PhD, FACHE 3rd Place School: The George Washington University Author: Casey J. Lawrence ...
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