Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Vol. 2
In This Issue
Messages from Chapter Leadership
Message from your ACHE Regent
Message from the Chapter President
Recent Events
2017 ACHE National Congress
2017 Social Mixer
Original Articles By ACHE Members
Apologies in Medical Practice and Malpractice: Communicative Implications of Who, When, and How
Leadership: The Road Less Traveled
Career and Leadership
Ask an Exec!
Career Corner
Calendars
Calendar of Events
Calendar of Educational Events
News & Committee Updates
Upcoming Event - Healthcare Leadership Conference
News from the Education Committee
Membership Report: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
News from the Guam Committee
News from our Student Representative
ACHE National News
Disclaimers/Sponsors
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)
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CHAPTER OFFICERS
 

REGENT
Jen Chahanovich, FACHE
jen.chahanovich@wilcoxhealth.org


PRESIDENT
Nick Hughey, FACHE
nhughey@wcchc.com


PRESIDENT-ELECT
Micah Ewing
micah.ewing@hawaiipacifichealth.org


CHAIR, GUAM LOCAL COUNCIL
Chuck Tanner, FACHE
chuck.tanner88@gmail.com


TREASURER
Suzie So-Miyahira
suzie.so-miyahira@kapiolani.org

SECRETARY
Nancy Hana
nancy.hana@palimomi.org


COMMITTEE CHAIRS/DIRECTORS

Josh Carpenter | Education
Josh.Carpenter@trane.com

Emiline LaWall | Communications
emiline.lawall@hawaiipacifichealth.org

Bobbie Ornellas, FACHE | Diversity
bornellas001@hawaii.rr.com 

Tamara Pappas | Membership
tpappas@Queens.Org

Gidget Ruscetta, FACHE | Director
gidget.ruscetta@palimomi.org

Angel Vargas, FACHE | Director
angel.vargas.1@us.af.mil

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Denise Della
ddella@atsu.edu


IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Art Gladstone, FACHE
art.gladstone@straub.net

 

News & Committee Updates
News from the Education Committee
Josh Carpenter, Education Chair

Aloha Hawai’i-Pacific Chapter!

We are already proactively planning events for 2018. Please let us know if you have any events or suggestions!

Upcoming Education Events:

Please join us for the Healthcare Leadership Conference, November 2nd and 3rd at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. We will be offering a total of 1.5 Face-to-Face continuing education credits sand a total of 8.0 Qualified Education Credits (QECs) towards Fellowship. Additional information is available in the "Save the Date" section at the bottom of this newsletter.

Advancement to Fellow Local Study Options:

A key part of our Chapter Mission is to not only grow active members, but also to support the advancement to Fellow as well. Bottom line: we are here to support you! 

To meet this end, in 2016, our chapter purchased three sets of the Board of Governors (BOG) Exam Study set as found on the ache.org website (a $240 value). We currently have them staged at Wilcox Medical Center (Kauai), Queens Medical Center (Oahu) and Hawaii Pacific Health (Oahu). Recently, we received a donation set available for us at Kaiser Medical Center! To sign-out for usage, you simply have to be a current member of ACHE, a member in our Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter, and be eligible (or near eligible) to test for the BOG Exam. Simply send me an email and I will connect you with the right POC. Direct POC information will be posted on our website soon! 

NOTE: If any other member wishes to donate or share their books with ACHE Hawai’i-Pacific members, please contact me anytime. 

Advance to Fellow/Recertification Reminders:

Education Requirements are 36 credit hours (12 Face-to-Face & 24 Qualified Education Credits), every three years if recertifying.

Below are some direct ACHE links to make your advancement to fellow a whole lot easier:

•Steps to Advance (New Fellows): https://www.ache.org/mbership/credentialing/steps.cfm

•Steps to Recertifying (Current Fellows): For complete recertification requirements, please visit: https://www.ache.org/apps/recertification.cfm

BOG Reference Material: https://www.ache.org/mbership/credentialing/EXAM/referencemanual.cfm

BOG Study Set ($240 per set): https://www.ache.org/publications/product.aspx?pc=2198S

BOG ACHE Review Course (19 Face-to-Face Credits/$1475): https://www.ache.org/mbership/credentialing/EXAM/exam-review-course.cfm

As always, the education committee seeks energetic, detail-oriented individuals to help create, coordinate and/or volunteer at events. If interested, let us know!

With regards,

Josh Carpenter
Chair, Education Committee

Email:
josh.carpenter@trane.com
Phone: (808) 220-2078

Charlene Rueben, Capt, USAF, MSC
Co-Chair, Education Committee
Email:
charlene.rueben@us.af.mil

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