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

2023 Statewide College Bowl

ACHE SoCal, CAHL, and SOHL are proud to announce their annual statewide case competition event, the College Bowl, on April 21, 2023 at Concordia University Irvine.

Calling all Graduate and Undergraduate students in healthcare programs – grab your peers and create a team to participate in this valuable, hands on experience!

Register by Monday, March 20th by 5:00 pm PST.

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Regent Announcement - March 2023

Tricia Kassab, Ed.D., MSN, RN, FACHE, CPHQ, CPHRM, HACP  
Vice President Quality & Patient Safety, Palomar Health
ACHE Regent, March ‘23 – Southern California and San Diego County Regions

As a past-president of ACHESC, and a regional leader in healthcare, Dr. Kassab will guide and represent the interests of ACHE members in the Southern California region beginning March 2023. As Regent, she will support ACHESC and SOHL (San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders) chapters. She will ensure that ACHE’s mission, vision, and values are being promoted through her involvement in ACHE governance, as well as manage chapter relations by giving and advising on strategic direction. In addition, Dr. Kassab will roll out community health initiatives that facilitate collaboration with ACHE and the local healthcare community. Please join us in celebrating Dr. Tricia Kassab as she begins her term!

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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.

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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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