GivingTuesday is December 1, 2020!

DECEMBER 1, 2020

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past eight years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. More info is available at www.givingtuesday.org.

Learn more about how your donation can help support ACH scholarships and programs below. You may donate to a specific ACH program, or give a gift in honor, in memory, or in celebration of someone that goes to ACH to support our mission.

 
Our 2020 goal is to raise $7,000 in donations now through the end of the year.    
Support the Work of ACH!

It's because of generous supporters like you, that ACH can continue our mission to be the professional home for all those who are committed to improving communication and relationships in healthcare.  Your support of the Academy is vital for better communication, better relationships and better care. 

Your gift will help us:

  • Enhance patient experiences by cultivating and disseminating the base of evidence on effective communication.
  • Recruit, educate, and invigorate the next generation of members and users.
  • Grow our marketing to assure all who might benefit from our work know about us.
  • Enhance member diversity at many levels.
  • Improve our services in quality, variety, and volume.
  • Cultivate donors and sponsors who participate mainly financially because they share our passion and value the difference we make.

Choose the ACH program you'd like to support:

The Putnam Scholars Program (PSP) supports health communication scholars and educators who have an interest in developing a career in health communication research or education. Putnam Scholars receive mentorship from senior health communication scholars & practitioners, networking opportunities within the ACH community & professional development in health communication.The ACH created the Putnam Scholars Program (PSP) to realize the vision of its co-founder, Dr. Samuel Morse Putnam. Introducing two new scholars each year, contributions to the PSP allow the program to continue.

 

ENRICH is an intensive, learner-centered course that teaches and builds on communication, team-building and leadership skills to clinicians and healthcare administrators. These skills are key to improving the patient-clinician experience and building stronger healthcare teams and organizations. Participants learn and practice their skills in intimate small group formats facilitated by ACH faculty. Donations made to the ENRICH scholarship fund go directly to fund scholars who might not otherwise be able to attend ENRICH.

 

The Research Forum is a gathering of professionals who share a passion for improving healthcare communication who come together from all over the globe to hear the latest research and teaching methods presented in a variety of educational sessions including plenary sessions, oral abstract presentations, narrative medicine, poster sessions, and more! Donations made to the Research Forum scholarship fund go directly to fund scholars who might not otherwise be able to attend the Research Forum.

The International Conference on Communication in Healthcare is a cutting edge research and educational event where like-minded professionals who share a passion for improving healthcare communication come together at the largest gathering of researchers, educators, clinicians, patient advocates, students, and administrators from around the globe!  Participants hear the latest research and teaching methods presented in a variety of educational sessions including keynotes, oral abstract presentations, poster sessions, symposia, workshops, creative arts, and more! Donations made to the ICCH scholarship fund go directly to fund scholars who might not otherwise be able to attend the ACH hosted ICCH.

 

Double the impact of your gift! Please check with your employer to see if your gift can be matched through a company matching gift program.

All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts to ACH are a gratifying way to recognize someone who has touched your life while advancing communication in healthcare. 

 

Show those closest to you the important role they play in your life by making a gift in their honor to support the education, research and practice of communications in healthcare. 

   

 

Create a memorial for a loved one, colleague or friend by making a gift to ACH. In memoriam gifts are a thoughtful way to express your sympathy and to perpetuate relationship-center healthcare and the mission of the Academy.

 

Celebrate life’s milestones –birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, retirements-  by making a donation to the Academy. Your honoree will appreciate the thoughtful gift in support of improving relationships and communication in healthcare.

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