Tools and Resources for Women Executives
ACHE is committed to advancing diversity in the healthcare industry. We invite you to explore ACHE resources available to support the unique career development needs of women. Take advantage of professional networks, studies and publications towards achieving success as a woman executive in healthcare leadership.
Professional Networks to get you started
According to a new study by the Center for Talent Innovation, a non-profit research organization in New York, being perceived as leadership material is essential to being promoted into leadership positions. Toastmasters International, a world leader in communication and leadership development, is one example of a professional network to support the development of your executive presence. Find a Toastmasters Club near you.
WHEN and HEG conduct educational programs to serve the professional development needs of healthcare executives, as well as sponsor social functions to provide networking opportunities.
Back in 2014 the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA held its tenth Thought Leader Forum, in San Diego, California in collaboration with the American Hospital Association (AHA), and TIAA-CREF. ASHHRA Thought Leader Forums provide a means for ASHHRA to gather information, insights and best practices regarding vital health care issues and trends and help its members successfully lead their organizations into the future. This summary is a strategic overview of the discussions, thoughts and insights emanating from this Thought Leader Forum.
Book Resources Tailored for Women
Take Charge of Your Healthcare Management Career: 50 Lessons That Drive Success
Written in a conversational, friendly style, the 50 lessons highlighted in this book broadly cover three major areas: managing yourself, managing your job, and taking charge of your career.
Work-Life Balance Assessment
A self-assessment that measures an individual's approach for managing the boundaries between work and family.
Building an Authentic Leadership Image
A guidebook published by the Center for Creative Leadership, includes a self-assessment of image-related behaviors, developmental exercises and a goal-setting worksheet to assist in this process.
Leadership Mentoring Network (LMN)
ACHE created the Leadership Mentoring Network to expand opportunities for learning and development exclusively for ACHE members. Fill out a mentee profile today to indicate your interest in being matched with a successful female healthcare executive.
Prospective mentors and mentees must file a personal profile with ACHE's Career Resource Center so that the CRC may identify appropriate matches.
If you wish to become a mentor, please fill out the mentor profile form.
If you wish to become a mentee, please fill out the mentee profile form.