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Did you know that AUPHA is on LinkedIn? Did you know more AUPHA members go to LinkedIn for professional information than any other social media platform, seconded by AUPHA’s own Network? As work begins on AUPHA’s new strategic plan, one of the objectives is to increase and enhance AUPHA’s presence on certain media sites, including LinkedIn. If you’re not already in our LinkedIn Network, please join us there !
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The 2021 Annual Meeting Planning Committee (AMPC) is pleased to announce the addition of Jay Bhatt, D.O. , as a keynote speaker for the 2021 Annual Meeting, scheduled to be held in Tampa next June 8 – 10.
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Planning for the 2021 Annual Meeting, scheduled to be held at the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street Hotel in Tampa, Florida, June 8 - 10, is well underway.  A special thanks to the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC), led by Suzanne Wood, Chair, and Chair-Elect of AUPHA's Board of Directors, for their work in developing a fabulous Annual Meeting Program. We are pleased to share these sponsorship opportunities for the meeting.  We've enhanced the benefits to provide sponsors with even more visibility than before.  As of today, these program members have committed to participate as sponsors of the Tampa meeting.  We are grateful for their support, participation, ...
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Management and Leadership Faculty Forum To continually improve research and teaching of the core management competencies in the domains of organizational theory and organizational behavior, human resources, strategic thinking, marketing, and creative leadership. Chair: Zachary Pruitt, University of South Florida Chair-elect: Justine Mishek, University of Minnesota Finance, Economics & Insurance Faculty Forum This Faculty Forum works to identify core knowledge/skills in accounting, finance, economics, and insurance in sequence (undergraduate, graduate). and develop basic competencies for accreditation. Chair: Tory H. Hogan, The Ohio State University ...
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ACHE’s Journal of Healthcare Management and Frontiers of Health Services Management provide commentaries and research on the latest developments in healthcare management from experts in the field. With the OVID platform from Wolters Kluwer, HAP instructors can integrate ACHE journals into their course syllabus. Ovid is the world’s largest medical research platform and includes tools that allows instructors to use images, charts, and graphs from journal articles in their presentation materials. ACHE Student Associates also receive free digital access to both journals when they log in to ache.org/journals . Learn more about the Ovid platform on their website ...
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The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Texas, MHA program earns seven-year CAHME re-accreditation .
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The 2021 Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition is underway. Please forward the announcement to all eligible students in your health administration program. Essays must be received at ACHE by close of business on December 7, 2020 . If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Sheila Brown at (312) 424-9316 or sbrown@ache.org .
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Congratulations to these Case Competition Winners Congratulations to the winners of the Penn State Health Administration Case Competition, a virtual event held October 30 through November 1.  First year health administration graduate student team winners: Columbia University Cornell University University of Southern California Undergraduate health administration student teams: Loyola University – Chicago Ithaca College Rutgers University Online health administration student teams: George Mason University Penn State University Penn State University* Congratulations to all of these students from AUPHA member programs!  ...
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Welcome New Members

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AUPHA is pleased to welcome the following new program members: Colorado Technical University has joined as an Associate Graduate Program member. The program offers a Master of Science in Healthcare Management. Methodist College has joined as an Associate Undergraduate Program member. The program offers a Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Management. AUPHA also extends a warm welcome to the following new individual members: Ruthann Cunningham , Utah Valley University Stacy Knecht , Weber State University Cathy Rehfus-Wilsek , Mount Saint Mary College
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The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) announced last week that their 2021 Congress will, once again, be held virtually, to ensure the health and safety of all attendees.  As a result, AUPHA ‘s Academic Program and Practitioner Workshop (APPW), scheduled to be held in conjunction with Congress, will also be held in a virtual format. We are delighted to announce the joint ACHE/AUPHA keynote speaker,  Ruth Williams-Brinkley , Regional President, Mid-Atlantic States, at Kaiser Permanente.  This presentation, scheduled to be held on March 23, 2021 will also serve as the first segment of AUPHA’s 2021 Academic Program and Practitioner Workshop (APPW), ...
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Health Professions Week (HPW) is a nationwide collaboration between today’s healthcare and education organizations designed to provide reliable, accessible resources to explore careers in the health professions. Sincere thanks to the members below who staffed AUPHA’s Virtual Booth on Thursday, November 19. Lee Bewley, University of Louisville Chris Calkins, Pennsylvania State University Steven Howard, Saint Louis University Forest Kim, Baylor University Linda Mast, Northcentral University Thank you for your service to AUPHA!
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On Monday, December 14 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Dan Gentry, President and CEO of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration, will be joined by Ron Lavater, CEO of the International Hospital Federation, for an hour long, one-on-one conversation. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about Ron and the IHF as he settles into his new role as CEO. This session will be recorded and shared on the AUPHA network for those who cannot attend. To sign up for this session, please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oc-2opjIrGd3vmNm804kD7R0RgGVXNvdG
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Call for Proposals is Now Open The Call for Proposals for the 2021 AUPHA Annual Meeting is now open until  11:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, January 4, 2021 . This is for all poster and session submissions for the general, undergraduate, and doctoral tracks during the Meeting. As in past years, the Annual Meeting Planning Committee has developed several subtopics within the theme of  Transformational Innovation - A Prism of Opportunities . They include Academic Leadership, Health Industry Transformation, Delivery of Content, and Innovative Thinking at the program, individual faculty, and environment of practice levels. Be sure to read through the ...
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As a reminder, please be sure to review the Faculty Forum and Discussion Group Policies and Guidelines and the AUPHA Network Code of Conduct . The Policies and Guidelines detail how the Discussion Groups and Faculty Forums are created and managed and how leadership is selected for the Forums.  The Code of Conduct details basic guidelines for participation in the AUPHA Network Communities.
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Ethics and Law Faculty Forum The center 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 Public and Population Health Faculty Forum The mission of the Public and Population Health Faculty Forum is to promote quality teaching of public and population health principles and core competencies ...
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COVID-19 has heavily impacted health service delivery around the world to an extent unlike any before in such a short period of time. This situation calls for the health service community to support each other by sharing experiences, learning from each other and collectively brainstorming on solutions. The International Hospital Federation will be conducting their first-ever virtual forum: Learning from COVID-19, Transforming Health Services on 4-5 November to discuss insights from the crisis, address key questions on strategies for the new normal, and explore how health services are transforming for the future. The event will bring hospital and healthcare ...
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Both of the 2020-2021 Winston Fellows have chosen their placements. Janhavi Dubhashi will be doing her placement in the Office of the United States Senate Finance Committee, Minority, under the supervision of Elizabeth Jurinka. Jessica Hale will be doing her placement at the Office of Management and Budget, with Marc Garufi as her supervisor. The deadline for 2021 Winston Fellowship applications is October 19th, 2020.
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AUPHA is pleased to announce new wellness resources for these stressful times. Available to everyone: Resilience & Well-being in Stressful Times A Tool Kit for Health Administration Educators AUPHA and Quint Studer Community Institute Visit the Resilience & Well-Being Tool Kit page for more information and to download your copy. Additionally, you can view the recording of the Wellbeing: An AUPHA Coaching Call and Tool Kit webinar, held on Thursday, October 8th. This webinar, along with several other COVID-19 related webinars, can be found on the COVID-19 Webinar page . Available to AUPHA ...
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HAP’s 2020 Fall 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 Fall catalog includes 10 new releases on healthcare finance, strategic planning, health policy, information technology, epidemiology, and undergraduate- and graduate-level overviews of the US healthcare system. View the Fall 2020 digital textbook catalog and request your exam copies today.
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Congratulations to Ellen Averett, recently appointed as AUPHA’s representative to the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (known as the Council on Linkages).  Averett is a Professor in the Department of Population Health at the University of Kansas School of Medicine where she directs the Community Health Center Executive Fellowship (CHCEF) program and the Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) degree program. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Duke University and subsequently an MHSA from the University of Kansas. She practiced psychology for 25 years before joining the KU faculty. The Council on Linkages ...
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