ACHE of South Florida


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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Though Marie Sandra Severe, Ph.D., MPH, senior vice president and chief executive officer of Jackson North Medical Center, first considered a career in law, her decision to pursue a master’s degree in public health before taking the LSAT changed her mind.

“I didn’t know that I’d fall in love with the field; after earning my MPH, I let go of the law school plan and went directly into healthcare,” said Severe, who had been introduced to the field as a high school student in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America).

After moving back to Miami from New Orleans where she attended Tulane University, Dr. Severe began working at Miami Children’s Hospital and says she hasn’t looked back since. She joined Jackson Health System eight years ago and is now leading one of the system’s four acute care hospitals toward a number of goals.

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