Welcome to the Center for Healthcare Governance

Backed by the knowledge and resources of the American Hospital Association, the Center for Healthcare Governance (Center) provides state-of-the-art education, research, publications, services, tools, and other governance resources to help you achieve and maintain consistency and excellence throughout your governance program. Our community is dynamic and diverse, representing board members, executives, and governance advisors who are nationally recognized as the foremost voices in the practice of hospital and health system governance. We all share a common goal: to advocate and support excellence, innovation and accountability in health care governance. Learn more about becoming a member.

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    The Center for Healthcare Governance presents its fall Symposium on leading and governing health care organizations. Learn More »

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    In this two-part webinar package, Presbyterian Healthcare Services trustees provide insights on the value of outside board members, evaluating board agendas, utilizing board portals, and improving board dynamics. Learn More »

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    Assess the overall performance of your health care organization's board by completing our Governance Assessment Process survey today. Learn More »

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    In 2012 the AHA Center for Healthcare Governance, with generous support from Hospira, Inc., talked with two hospitals and two health care systems and convened a national panel of governance experts to explore "governance in the gap." Learn More »

  • Fall Governance and Leadership Symposium


    September 21-23, 2014
    Omni Parker House
    Boston, MA

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  • New Monograph


    Five Core Strategies for Developing High-Impact Physician Leadership

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