About ACHE of South Florida (ACHE-SFL)

CHAPTER MISSION

The mission of ACHE of South Florida (ACHE-SFL) is to improve healthcare delivery by providing opportunities for the professional development of its members through educational and social activities.

ACHE of South Florida (ACHE-SFL) serves the following counties:

  • Broward
  • Glades
  • Hendry
  • Martin
  • Miami-Dade
  • Monroe
  • Palm Beach

 

The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) is an international professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations.

ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year. ACHE is also known for its journals, the Journal of Healthcare Management and Frontiers of Health Services Management and its magazine, Healthcare Executive, as well as ground-breaking research and career development and public policy programs. ACHE's publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management in addition to textbooks for use in college and university courses.

Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare leaders by providing exceptional value to its members.

 

 

CHAPTER HISTORY

The South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum (SFHEF) was founded in 1972 as a non-affiliate of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and became the local chapter of ACHE for South Florida in 2008.

In 2017, Florida's Treasure Coast ACHE chapter became part of SFHEF.

In 2020, SFHEF changed its name to the American College of Healthcare Executives of South Florida, or ACHE of South Florida (ACHE-SFL).

ACHE of South Florida Recognizes and Thanks its Past Presidents

Year
Name
2019
Charles Felix
2018
Adrian Parker, FACHE
2017
Jorge Mendez, FACHE
2016
Rene Zipper, FACHE
2015
Ralph Rios, FACHE
2014
Barbara Deppman, FACHE
2013
Scott Singer, FACHE
2012
Stuart Podolnick, LFACHE
2011
Alex Johnson, FACHE
2010
Nancy Borkowski, FACHE
2009
Charles Felix
2008
Noel Pace, FACHE
2007
Henry Thompson
2006
Alex Johnson, FACHE
2005
Francis Afram-Gyening, FACHE
2004
George Andrews
2003
Nancy Borkowski, FACHE
2002
Patrick Maloney
2001
Patty Mendel Kopelman
2000
Michael (Mike) Albertson
1999
Alejandro (Alex) Fernandez, Jr.
1998
Randall Lee
1997
Emilio Monte
1996
Annette Chang
1995
Marianne Finizio

 

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