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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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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Message from the President

Thank you for taking the time to visit our new website to learn more about our chapter, ACHE of South Florida. On behalf of our leadership team and members, we wish you and your family a happy, healthy 2021!

ACHE of South Florida, formerly known as the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum (SFHEF), is the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). We serve seven counties spanning from Monroe to the Treasure Coast and over one thousand healthcare executives, students and supporters who comprise this organization with roots dating back to 1972.

Throughout the many challenges that we endured in 2020, one thing became abundantly clear, those who dedicate their lives to patients and the improvement of healthcare delivery and outcomes always have been and always will be HEROES! So many have sacrificed so much while battling this pandemic and I am proud to be part of one of the many healthcare-related organizations that contributes to this higher calling.

In the year ahead, our goal is to provide our members and supporters with relevant events and opportunities that will allow them to enhance their diverse roles in the healthcare field. I hope that you will support us!

Please be sure to bookmark this page, follow us on LinkedIn and email me directly if I can be of service. Take care and God bless.


Kenneth C. Wong, FACHE
Chapter President

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Randy Gross, FACHE

Randy Gross

When Randy Gross, FACHE, CEO of Broward Health Imperial Point, joined the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as a graduate student in 1997, he hoped that it would help him learn more about the healthcare field. What he didn’t realize then was that it would open the door to his current position.

“I joined Broward Health Imperial Point in December of 2019, and two months prior, I’d been at an ACHE-sponsored CEO forum where I participated in a two-day interactive workshop that included the CEO of Broward Health,” explained Gross. “A couple of weeks later, the job opened up at Imperial Point and I applied, and the fact that I’d gotten to know the CEO in that type of setting assisted with the interview process.”

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