ACHE of South Florida (ACHE-SFL) is the local official chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and provides members with educational programs, networking and volunteer opportunities, career and advancement resources and the ability to connect with healthcare executives.

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Why Join ACHE?

As a member, you'll join more than 48,000 healthcare leaders from across the country and around the world who are dedicated to improving health. If you want to connect with local healthcare professionals, join ACHE and select ACHE of South Florida as your home chapter.

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Upcoming Events

We invite you to attend the many events we host throughout the year, including educational programs, networking events, webinars, seminars and much more.

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A Message from Your Chapter President

Dear Fellow ACHE-SFL Family,

My name is Oyinkansola "Bukky" Ogunrinde and it is an honor to serve as your 2022 president. The last two years have been tough for all of us whether professionally or personally especially as healthcare professionals. ACHE-SFL salutes you for your fortitude and dedication. In this challenging environment, our commitment, resiliency, and creativity were unleashed, and it is in this spirit of hope that I ask for us to embrace this year with optimism as we look to a better tomorrow.

I will be serving alongside an outstanding board of directors and committee members to bring you an array of educational, networking, and special events that reflect the themes - innovation, collaboration, connection, inclusion, and wellbeing as we endeavor to support your professional growth. I look forward to a pivotal year for all of us and together, we will embark on the amazing journey of healthcare leadership in service to our community.

Thank you.

Oyinkansola "Bukky" Ogunrinde
2022 Chapter President
ACHE of South Florida

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François Sainfort, Ph.D., FACHE, has always had an interest in healthcare and hoped to follow his older brother into medical school. But as a student in France, he was encouraged to pursue other opportunities.

“When it was time for me to decide what to do after high school, I wanted to go to medical school, but in France, if you were good in math, they sent you into engineering,” Dr. Sainfort explained. “I went obediently, but I very quickly found a way to get into healthcare by doing systems engineering to try to improve complex health systems.”

For the past 35 years, Dr. Sainfort has been working in academia, and five years ago became the director of the Complex Health Systems Program in the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), where he also serves as professor and chair of the Department of Management. In addition, he is a professor of Population Health Sciences in the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine.

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