More Than 1,500 Southern California Members Dedicated to Improving Healthcare

2024 Distinction Award

2024 Chapter Distinction Awardee

We are excited announce that our chapter has received the 2024 Chapter Distinction Award from ACHE national. This prestigious recognition is a testament to our chapter’s outstanding performance in Education Indexed Hours and Membership Growth, showcasing a commitment to excellence in healthcare management.

Program Timeframe: April 2024 – September 2024

To reach members at all levels of their professional journey, the ACHE of Southern California Regent Advisory Council has established a flagship program that will engage mid-to-senior careerist members in hopes of ultimately retaining them and support them throughout the continuum of professional development.

ACHE Congress 2024 Joint California Chapter Networking Event

Thank You to Aramark Healthcare + for sponsoring the Joint CA Chapters Network Event in Chicago, IL on Sunday, March 24, 2024.

lift student scholarship

Lifting, Inspiring, Fostering, and Transforming Future Healthcare Leaders 

The ACHE of Southern California Student Scholarship is intended to support undergraduate and graduate students with exceptional talent and leadership who are seeking a future career in healthcare administration. The chapter will award $5,000 scholarships to two students in October of 2023. Academic scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in health administration or public health (i.e., BS, BA, MHA, MPH, DrPH, PhD).


Award winners:

  • Will be required to provide an impact summary of the scholarship on their academic and professional endeavors one-year post-award. 
  • Are not a previous recipient of this scholarship.

Scholarship Application Timeline

  • July 1: Scholarship Opens
  • September 15: Receipt of Scholarship Materials Deadline 
  • October 15: Award Winner Announced
  • November 10: ACHE of SoCal Annual Conference and Scholarship Award Presentation

Click here for more information on how to BECOME A STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP DONOR!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

We invite you to attend one of our programs, webinars, educational or networking events throughout the year. Check this website at least quarterly for a list of events.


We provide professional development, a mentoring program, and networking opportunities resulting in the overall improvement of healthcare delivery.

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We offer our 1,500+ members committed to excellence in healthcare management the opportunity to grow professionally and be leaders within the industry.

Member Spotlight

Mirna Orihuela, MBA

Manager of Post-Acute Networks
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

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Performance Improvement Analyst
Keck Medicine of USC

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The mission of ACHE of Southern California is to increase the knowledge and professional competency of its members by providing a rich variety of educational opportunities; to enhance their career growth and satisfaction by providing opportunities and stimulus for networking and sharing; and to contribute to the health industry as a whole through the development and promotion of its future leaders. We are the independent, local Southern California chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

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