AAMA : Colleges – Small or Rural Healthcare


American College of Small or Rural Healthcare – ACSRH

Board of Directors

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The ACSRH focuses on the special needs and interests of small or rural healthcare organizations.

Membership Benefits

ACSRH keeps members up-to-date with significant developments in small or rural healthcare, as well as the broad, multi-disciplined healthcare environment. ACSRH members receive all the benefits of membership in the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) plus these special services:

  • ACSRH file library: timely and useful resources shared by your peers
  • ACSRH discussion forum: best practices, solutions and feedback on hot topics
  • ACSRH news blog: information on the profession, events, people and partners
  • ACSRH community: interact, mentor and reach out to your peers online and at the AAMA annual conference
  • Small or rural¬†healthcare sessions: specific track at the AAMA annual conference on cutting-edge topics and practical fundamentals

Top Ten Reasons to Join ACSRH

  1. If you already belong to AAMA, it costs you absolutely nothing to join ACSRH!
  2. You want to learn more about rural healthcare, regardless of your reason.
  3. You work at a small healthcare facility of any kind (e.g., Hospital, CAH, SCH, Clinic, RHC, FQHC, Physician Practice, Group Practice, LTC Facility, Home Health Agency, Rehab Center, Dialysis Center).
  4. You work at a rural healthcare facility of any kind.
  5. You currently work in military healthcare, but you plan to transition to a small or rural healthcare organization after your military career. (You may wish to pursue an internship to facilitate this transition).
  6. You grew up in a rural area, and you may go back to a rural area later in your career.
  7. You work at a larger healthcare organization or system, but you practice your specialty in a small or rural facility.
  8. You belong to a specialty College of AAMA, but you practice your specialty in a small or rural facility.
  9. You work in a larger healthcare facility, but you conduct outreach services to a rural area.
  10. Rural healthcare and rural people are “in your heart,” for any reason whatsoever.