For immediate release
Richard D. Cordova, FACHE, Elected Chairman-Elect of ACHE
CHICAGO, March 22, 2014—Richard D. Cordova, FACHE, president and CEO, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been elected the 2014-2015 Chairman-Elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Cordova took office today at the Council of Regents Meeting preceding ACHE's 57th Congress on Healthcare Leadership.
As Chairman-Elect, Cordova will serve the first part of a three-year term in ACHE's consecutive chairmanship offices: Chairman-Elect, Chairman and Immediate Past Chairman.
Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, Cordova has served as an ACHE Governor since 2011. He also has served on numerous ACHE committees and is a past chair of the Institute for Diversity in Health Management, which ACHE co-founded.
For more information about Cordova, visit www.ache.org/LDRSHIP/board.cfm.
About the American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management including textbooks for college and university courses.
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