Benefits of Membership

Stand out as an HR leader at your health care facility — utilize the professional development tools and resources ASHHRA membership provides. Review the ASHHRA member benefits for a full scope of ASHHRA membership value.

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Content Specific to Health Care HR
ASHHRA offers exclusive member access to custom digital publications, the AHA Resource Center, advocacy resources and more.

Learning Portal

ASHHRA Learning Portal
Find engaging online courses, conference recordings, CHHR study materials, and archived webinars, all at a discounted members-only price. Track your learning activities and provide on-demand access via mobile devices, tablets, and laptops. Earn continuing education and certification credits.

AHA Affiliation and AHA Resource Center
Utilize up to two hours per calendar year of project time working with a researcher who has access to the world's largest collection of hospital literature.

ASHHRA Webinars
Tune into health care HR related webinars throughout the year offered to members for free or at a significantly discounted rate.

HR Pulse
Read the official magazine for health care HR professionals, available in print and digital formats, offering valuable health care HR content.

Hill Visit Position Papers
Remain informed on how to advocate for health care HR initiatives through our member exclusive ASHHRA Hill Visit Position Paper.

ASHHRA Electronic Publications

ASHHRA Insider (Biweekly)
Learn the latest in education, advocacy, tools, and resources from ASHHRA.

eNews Pulse (Monthly)
Read current events in the health care HR profession.

Career Pulse (Weekly)
Connect to the ASHHRA Career Center, the primary resource for recruitment, job search and career needs.

Benefits & Wellness Pulse (Monthly)
Explore new ideas around wellness and benefits offerings.



Exclusive Savings
ASHHRA membership gives you discounted access to a number of events and services, keeping you on the cutting edge of your profession.

CHHR Savings
Stand out with exclusive savings on the premier health care HR designation.
CHHR Exam Fee: $425 $295
CHHRA Renewal Fee: $225 $135
Self-Assessment Examination: $200 $115

ASHHRA Annual Conference & Exposition
Attend learning sessions tailored to your needs as a health care HR professional at an affordable member discount.
Best Value: $1,195 $995
Full Conference: $1,050 $850
Preconference: $450 $300

Joint SHRM Membership
Save $40 in membership dues by enrolling in our SHRM and ASHHRA membership bundle.

Awards, Grants & Scholarships
ASHHRA offers a variety of awards in our effort to support and recognize leaders in the field as well as those new to the profession.




As a member, you gain access to a wealth of knowledge from ASHHRA's growing network of more than 3,000 members from across the country in the field of health care HR.

ASHHRA Exchange
Our members-only online community and discussion forum. Make informed business decisions with the insight of other health care HR professionals and shared resources!

Volunteer Leadership
Volunteer to join ASHHRA committees, task forces, speaking, publishing and board volunteer opportunities.

ASHHRA Annual Conference & Exposition
Meet others in the field and attend learning sessions tailored to your needs as a health care HR professional.

Membership Directory
Network with fellow ASHHRA members by state.


Contact ASHHRA at (312) 422-3720 or ashhra@aha.org.


Last Updated: Mon Apr 1 2019