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White Paper: Removing Barriers: Professional Development for ASHRM Members


Even though the COVID-19 pandemic created significant challenges in the delivery of continuing education, ASHRM adapted quickly to continue to support the professional growth of its members by developing robust educational programs, books, and professional growth credentials.

ASHRM's professional development white paper explains the value of the Certified Professional in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM) credential, explores the history of the Fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (FASHRM) and the Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (DFASHRM) designations, salutes the individuals who have attained them, presents the applicable requirements, and offers suggestions that will help ASHRM members set goals, eliminate barriers, and position themselves to apply successfully for FASHRM or DFASHRM recognition.

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This white paper was created to guide members through ASHRM's well-established programs that can serve to drive professional growth:

  • FASHRM and DFASHRM designations
  • Committees and Task Forces
  • Publishing and lecturing
  • Other ASHRM resources and networking opportunities, including annual conference 


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