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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A Message from Your Chapter President - Quarter 3

Mission-Driven and Member-Focused

Greetings, ACHE of South Florida members, supporters, and friends.

Even though the Delta variant derailed our ability to move forward with in-person events over the summer, it did not prevent us from continuing to offer virtual events that kept many of us connected and engaged. I am truly grateful for the members of the Board, volunteers, participants, and sponsors that continue to support this year's efforts of being mission-driven and member-focused.

Since the start of the year, our chapter has welcomed nearly 200 new members, 10 new Fellows and 1 Life Fellow. Several hundred members and supporters have participated in more than a dozen events, and we have grown our online presence and engagement to a new level. As I often say, nothing can replace a handshake or a hug, but operating virtually this year has eliminated geographical boundaries and South Florida's traffic challenges, drawing event attendees from throughout Florida, the U.S., and other countries. I am looking forward to connecting with all of you again face-to-face very soon.

Several weeks into the last quarter of the year, we have already held two excellent virtual face-to-face educational programs, with another scheduled for November 17th , which is now at capacity. Stay tuned for more upcoming events!

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Kenneth C. Wong, FACHE
Chapter President

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Zeff Ross, LFACHE

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Although Zeff Ross, LFACHE, is now retired after working for almost three decades for Memorial Healthcare System, he is hardly resting on his laurels. The former executive vice-president of Memorial Healthcare System and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Memorial Regional Hospital is still passionate about being a lifelong learner and helping others to succeed in the healthcare industry.

“I stayed at Memorial for almost 30 years because of its culture and the constant challenges, as well as the difference that I could make for patients,” he said. “I was always doing something new and learning something that helped me develop as a person. I also took the opportunity to help others develop during that time.

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