About ASHRM - The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management

"Safe and Trusted Healthcare"

Established in 1980, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with nearly 6,000 members representing risk management, patient safety, insurance, law, finance and other related professions.

ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking and interactions with leading healthcare organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources and the maintenance of safe working environments.

ASHRM is the leader in advancing safe and trusted healthcare through enterprise risk management.

To advance patient safety, reduce uncertainty and maximize value through management of risk across the healthcare enterprise.

ASHRM Election
ASHRM elections open in spring/summer.

ASHRM Distinguished Service Award 2016 – Call for Nominations
The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is the highest honor bestowed on an individual by ASHRM. The award may recognize a single achievement or a lifetime of contributions

ASHRM 2016-2018 Strategic Plan
Read the ASHRM 2016-2018 Strategic Plan, which includes an updated Vision and Mission, and revised Goals.

Strategic plan, bylaws and other governance materials

Board of Directors
Learn about this year’s Board of Directors.

View ASHRM staff and obtain their contact information.

Volunteer Opportunities
Learn how you can become involved in ASHRM’s committees or task forces.

HRM Profession Overview
Thinking about healthcare risk management as a career? Get an overview of the profession.

Contact Us
How to contact ASHRM with questions or comments