The mission of the Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management is to promote within the entire healthcare community, safe patient care, along with proactive and innovative enterprise wide risk management solutions.
New Member Registration information
Membership is open to professionals whose job responsibilities include healthcare risk management or who have demonstrated a bona fide interest in the field of healthcare risk management and who agree to support the mission, vision and code of professional responsibility of the Corporation.
A regular member is a professional who is actively involved in the field of healthcare risk management or whose job responsibilities include healthcare risk management, or who has an interest in healthcare risk management. Regular members may vote and hold an elected office in PAHCRM. Membership year shall be the calendar year from January 1 through December 31.
Honorary Lifetime Membership
An honorary lifetime member is any regular member who has served as President of PAHCRM, has received the PAHCRM’s distinguished service award, or a member who has made an exemplary contribution to the field of risk management or to the PAHCRM and has been so recognized for such contribution by the Board of Directors. Honorary lifetime membership shall be automatically granted by PAHCRM upon completion of term as the PAHCRM’s President, upon receipt of the distinguished service award or recognition by the Board of Directors for the exemplary contribution. Honorary lifetime members may vote and hold an elected office in PAHCRM.
An emeritus member is any member who has been a member of PAHCRM in good standing for at least ten (10) years and is retired from employment. Such member must be in good standing at the time of retirement and must request emeritus membership in writing. Emeritus members may not vote or hold an elected office in PAHCRM.
A student member is an individual who has demonstrated a bona fide interest in the field of healthcare risk management and who is a full-time student registered at an institution of higher learning and not otherwise eligible for membership under any other section in this Article. Student members may not vote or hold an elected office in PAHCRM.
Service Recognition Membership
A service recognition member is an individual who is otherwise not eligible for regular membership, who has been recognized for a significant contribution to the field of risk management or to PAHCRM. The Board of Directors shall bestow this category of membership upon individuals. Service recognition members may retain their membership for life subject to compliance with our Bylaws. Service recognition members may not vote or hold an elected office in PAHCRM.