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Save the Date: ACHENJ Annual Meeting

Save the Date: ACHENJ Annual Meeting

June 1, 2017
J&J Headquarter
New Brunswick, NJ

Registration Information will be available at a later date.

Save the Date: Complimentary 6 Face-to-Face Credit ACHE Track at the 2017 Advanced EM Conference

Save the Date: Complimentary 6 Face-to-Face Credit ACHE Track at the 2017 Advanced EM Conference

September 13, 2017
Atlantic City, NJ

Registration Information will be available at a later date.

Call for Nominations: ACHENJ Open Board Positions

ACHENJ 2017 Call for Nominations:

All nominations need to be submitted by 2/27/17

Open Positions:

  1. President-elect (starting on 6/1/17)
  2. Secretary

Board of Directors’ Expectations

Each member of the Board is expected to maintain active participation in the activities of ACHENJ. Active participation is defined in the By-laws and may be determined at a Board meeting.

Chapter Board of Directors should attend 75% of the scheduled board meetings and are required to attend at least 50% of chapter educational programs and events.

Regular meetings of the Chapter Board of Directors shall be at least (2) times during a year at such time, place and mode of meetings as the President may determine. The President or any (3) other Board members may also call special meetings of the Board.

Descriptions of the open positions

President-elect. The President-elect shall perform the duties of the President in the absence of the President or in the event of the President’s inability or refusal to act. The President-elect shall act as liaison to the Education & Event Planning Committee and shall forward all Program Planning committee recommendations. Both the Distinguished Services Chair/Committee and the Mentorship Chair/Committee will report to The President-Elect. The President-elect shall also forward all recommendations to the Board of Directors for approval and perform other duties as may be assigned by the President.

Secretary. The Secretary shall keep the minutes and records of ACHENJ in appropriate books, see that all notices are given in accordance with these Bylaws or as provided by law, keep the seal of ACHENJ and affix same to corporate documents, handle all official correspondence and, in general, perform all duties incidental to the office of Secretary and such other duties as may be assigned by the President or in consultation with the Chapter Board of Directors.

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Call for Distinguished Service Award

Dear ACHENJ Members,

Each year, ACHENJ recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution or has an impact on healthcare in New Jersey and the field of healthcare in general, with the presentation of ACHENJ’s Distinguished Service Award.

  • Eligibility: Individuals Eligible for the Award are educators, healthcare administrators, researchers, clinicians (including physicians, nurses, etc.), business leaders, community volunteers or legislators. Individuals may receive the award posthumously. The recipient does not need to be a member of ACHENJ.
  • Personal Qualities of Eligible Individuals: Innovator, altruistic, change agent, creative, visionary, insightful
  • Performance Criteria: Enhance or improve health care services, healthcare delivery, healthcare quality, healthcare education, healthcare professionalism or the quality of community life.

ACHENJ will present the award winner at our annual meeting on June 1, 2017 in the evening at Johnson & Johnson Corporate Center, New Brunswick, NJ.

To nominate a candidate for the award, please submit all nominations by March 31, 2017 to Jeffrey Egnatovich, ACHENJ President-Elect, via email:; Nominations must provide a detailed description citing specific examples, as to why the individual is being submitted for consideration of this award. A committee of previous recipients will make the final selection.

Former Distinguished Service Award honorees have included:

Ø  2016 Anne M. Hewitt, PhD, MHA Program Director, Seton Hall University
Ø  2015  Michael A. Maron, President and CEO, Holy Name Medical Center
Ø  2014  William A. McDonald, Past President and CEO, St. Joseph’s Healthcare System
Ø  2013  Leslie D. Hirsch, FACHE President, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System
Ø  2012  Elizabeth A. Ryan, Esq., President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital  Association
Ø  2011  Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and CEO, RWJBarnabas Health
Ø  2010  John K. Lloyd, FACHE, President and CEO, Meridian Health
Ø  2009  Gary Horan, FACHE, President and CEO, Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Scholarships for Students in Healthcare Management Graduate Programs

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs, and its magazine and journals. ACHE takes pride in providing exceptional value to its members and has made these scholarships available to help future healthcare leaders.

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Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship

The Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for minority students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program to help offset tuition costs, student loans and expenses.

Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship

The Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program to help offset tuition costs, student loans and expenses.

Between the McGaw and Dent scholarships, ACHE awards up to 15 scholarships each year.

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To promote member advancement to Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and earn the distinction of board certification in healthcare management, ACHENJ will award 10 scholarships of $200 each to members who successfully complete the Fellow advancement process in 2017.

We will award these scholarships on a first come, first served basis. To receive the scholarship, the member will need to provide documentation showing that he or she has passed the Board of Governors exam, including a receipt for the $200 exam registration fee, to:

Maria C. Miranda, FACHE
Member Services Co-chair

ACHENJ is committed to supporting its members advancement goals, and we wish you luck in your pursuit!

2016 Annual Meeting

ACHENJ held its annual meeting June 1, 2016, at J&J Corporate Headquarters in New Brunswick.

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Health Care Executives Offer Tips At Berkeley College Talk

The Berkeley College Health Services Administration Student Club, with assistance from ACHENJ, held a Women Healthcare Executives Panel Discussion on Nov. 19 at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, N.J.

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