Enjoy these valuable member benefits and be better prepared for tomorrow.
ASHRM's educational programs vary in size and format and are offered throughout the year. Programs are deliberately and thoughtfully designed to meet your informational and educational needs. All are offered at special member rates.
Annual Conference & Exhibition
The Annual Conference boasts an impressive array of educational sessions and networking opportunities. Learn new techniques, gain knowledge and understanding, and meet risk management professionals from the U.S., Canada, Europe and elsewhere.
Patient Safety Curriculum
Two sequential programs focus on skills, strategies and tools to help risk managers develop a culture of safety and make the connection between patient safety and sound risk management practices.
Barton Certificate Program in Healthcare Risk Management
This uniquely designed course covers the spectrum of the risk management experience in three modules, from Essentials for basic knowledge of risk management principles, to Applications in an intermediate-level course, to an Advanced Forum designed for experienced risk managers.
Webinars & audio programs
ASHRM's live and archived webinars and audio programs communicate the most up-to-date strategies to tackle current risk management issues. The format allows members to learn from experts in their own setting and site registration allows for cost-effective educational programming.
Keep abreast of risk management news and stay informed of the latest risk management ideas with access to ASHRM's library. The following ASHRM publications are offered at no additional cost to members.
Journal of Healthcare Risk Management
Published quarterly by ASHRM, this peer-reviewed journal presents research, trends and new developments in the field of health care risk management. An $188 value.
e-News: This Week at ASHRM
Don't have time to read through the abundance of risk management-related information? ASHRM offers this timely digital digest of news every Friday, direct to your e-mail inbox.
This bimonthly newsletter is filled with news on society activities and key initiatives, jobs listings and more.
Web site members-only access
Members can access the online member directory, online risk management community, Journal archives and more.
ASHRM members enjoy discounted rates for all of the society's publications and products, including the landmark Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, the popular Pearls pocket guide series, adaptable tool kits and more.
Interaction with peers offers a rich opportunity for learning and professional development. ASHRM's Annual Conference, Modules, task force activities, online membership directory and Web site provide unmatched forums for effective networking with more than 5,600 risk management professionals. Members may also take advantage of the ASHRM Exchange, the online risk management community, which includes listservs, online resource libraries and other tools.
As a hard-working risk management professional, you're already doing more than you realize to demonstrate professional excellence. This program provides two levels of recognition: Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (FASHRM) and Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (DFASHRM). In addition, ASHRM's awards programs provide exciting opportunities for growth and acknowledgement.
ASHRM helped establish the Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), a certification program offered by the American Hospital Association Certification Center. The CPHRM program provides a tangible credential based on a solid assessment that verifies your broad knowledge of risk management. ASHRM supports members' pursuit of CPHRM certification with examination study aids at special member discounts.
ASHRM sponsors Healthcare Risk Management Week the third week each June as a time to bring wider appreciation to the profession with special events and custom-designed commemorative items to illustrate the importance of the work you do.
ASHRM works hard on your behalf on advocacy issues that affect the risk management profession: patient safety, HIPAA, disaster preparedness and more. Through its involvement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Joint Commission and state agencies, ASHRM ensures that your voice is heard.