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Great Lakes Chapter of the

American College of Healthcare Executives

Message from your ACHE Regent

Fall 2022

Chapter Leaders Conference

I had the distinct pleasure and opportunity to attend our first in-person Chapter Leaders Conference in three years, from September 18 – 20. It was great to be able to talk, network, and learn from other ACHE members and leaders on a variety of topics. There were a lot of good takeaways from the session, including a workshop led by Dr. Leslie Wainwright, PhD. The topic was “Applying Design Thinking to Healthcare’s Most Pressing Challenges”. It was also great to attend the breakout sessions to learn more about what fellow chapters are working on from technology, diversity and inclusion, opportunities for collaboration, and much more.

Annual Chapter Meetings

In November, Midwest Chapter of ACHE (MCACHE) and Great Lakes Chapter of ACHE (GLACHE) will be hosting their annual meetings, respectively. These annual meetings are a special time for the chapter to conduct business, provide education, and recognize exceptional members within our chapters. If you haven’t done so already, please make sure you register to attend your respective chapter meetings.

·         Midwest Chapter of ACHE: November 1

·         Great Lakes Chapter of ACHE: November 18

You can find more information about these events on their respective websites under the “Events” pages. A big thank you to all of you who have helped make these meetings a reality this year. We greatly appreciate your time and commitment to your chapters and ACHE. We hope to see you there!

2023 Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Update)

There is an important update about the 2023 Congress on Healthcare Leadership. Following the success of this year’s Congress, next year’s event will be held March 20–23 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Please note that this is a week earlier than previously announced. For more information on Congress, please visit

Become a Mentor in ACHE’s Leadership Mentoring Network

Help impact the future of healthcare to continue the great work you have started. The Career Resource Center is committed to enhancing the mentorship experience for our members by supporting more than 300 mentor-mentee relationships annually via our digital
Leadership Mentoring Network. We invite you to complete a mentor profile. 

As a mentor, you can help guide the next generation of healthcare leaders by:

  • Sharing your experiences.
  • Providing strategic career advice.
  • Assisting with goal setting.

This one-on-one mentoring experience will primarily be held virtually through phone calls, video chat, and email. Formal mentor-mentee relationships last six months, with the next cohort launching in October. Learn more and complete your mentor profile today.

FACHE® Recertification

The mandatory recertification deadline for the 2022 class is December 31, 2022.

Fellows can check on their progress by logging into their My ACHE page and viewing the FACHE Recertification Progress Tool. There is no need to wait until December to recertify. Fellows should recertify early, pending all requirements have been met, so they may start earning continuing education and volunteer activities toward their next recertification cycle.

Fellows over the age of 60 who plan to retire within the next five years may be eligible for a one-time only, five-year recertification waiver. Fellows in good standing who are retired from healthcare management may transfer to Retired or Life Fellow Status.

Complimentary Resources from our Premier Corporate Partners

Did you know ACHE’s Premier Corporate Partners provide complimentary webinars available for ACHE Qualified Education credit as well as additional resources for all ACHE members? Please take a moment to visit the
Premier Corporate Partner Complimentary Resources section on for access to webinars, e-books, podcasts, white papers and more.

Thomas B. Lanni, Jr., FACHE
Regent for Michigan & Northwest Ohio

Bronze Sponsor

Contact Information

PO Box 68013
Grand Rapids, MI 49516

P: 616.456.8013
F: 888.776.7457


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