How does the Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (AHHE) fulfill its Mission? By nurturing the next generation of healthcare leaders and implementing programs to address the healthcare workforce pipeline, leadership development, and community forums focusing on health equity and career advancement opportunities. Find our work and information on interest to you highlighted in our monthly Healthcare News Brief. 
CALLING ALL STUDENTS interested in healthcare leadership: AHHE's 3rd Annual Mentorship Program is currently seeking applications from undergraduate and graduate students in NYC area! Apply today! Download the 2016 Mentorship application.

Interested in being a Mentor? Click on this link: AHHE Mentor Interest Form
Young Professionals Committee (YPC) 

YPC Co-Founders, Paul Bousquet, BBA and Geraldine Massuh, MPH

The Young Professionals Committee (YPC) of AHHE is the dedicated group of rising healthcare leaders with the shared mission to prepare and inspire new generations of diverse healthcare executives and decision-makers. The group consists of previous AHHE Mentorship alumni in addition to young leaders identified in the community. The YPC will manage and enhance the AHHE Mentorship Program through collaboration with the Managers Council and the Board of Directors.

YPC Appointees: 
Paul Bousquet, BBA, Director
Geraldine Massuh, MPH, Associate Director 
Stephanie Benitez, Project Coordinator 
Christina Cellante, MHA, Project Coordinator

Managers Council
Membership Guidelines can be found on
Announcing new leadership appointments (L to R):

Pedro A. Rivera, Esq., LL.M, Chairman
Director of Labor Relations-Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC H+H 

Juan D. Garcia, MBA, BSMT, Co-Chair
Program Director, Central Laboratory Services,  NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Angela Gonzalez-Perez, MPA, Co-Chair
Director Regulatory Planning, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
H LNY 1st Mini-Congress

AHHE President attended HLNY's (Healthcare Leaders of New York)  1st Annual  Mini -Congress on 9/22. The theme was "Leading Well," intending to deepen knowledge through panel discussions including:
Developing High Performing Teams, Hospitalist Program Development, and Diversity & Inclusion. Afternoon panel comprised of Directors of Diversity: George Walker/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mecca Santana/Westchester Medical Center, LaRay Brown/Interfaith Medical Center and Kenya Beard/Jersey College. 

Pictured (L to R): Stephanie Meier, FACHE, President, Healthcare Leaders of NY, George A. Zeppenfeldt, President & CEO, Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives, Hope Mason, President, NY Regional Chapter of National Association of Health Services Executives, James Y. Lee, FACHE, Chairman, Asian Healthcare Leaders Forum.

Save the Date for our FALL COMMUNITY PANEL "TALENT ACQUISITION AND RETENTION" 4TH QUARTER 2016, location TBA. Planning is underway for our fall panel with a diverse group of representatives from health systems, community health centers, and pharmaceutical leaders.


Stay tuned for our new improved website launching mid-October! 



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Hispanic Heritage Month of Action (HHMA)

Hispanic Heritage Month, falling annually between September 15th and October 15th, is a month that celebrates Latino cultural heritage. This month also conveniently coincides with many state's voter registration deadlines. AHHE has joined the movement by becoming an official Hispanic Heritage Month of Action partner--join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage and together let's take pride in our culture by registering to vote! Register today at:

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for making this October News Brief possible.

Supporting  Partners  

Advocate Community Providers PPS 
TD Bank
Healthcare Leaders of NY
Ryan Health Center
United Hospital Fund 
Magellan Health/Alphacare
Urban Health Plan

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