New city! New season!

Join us in Birmingham this fall for the 39th Annual UAB National Symposium for Healthcare Executives!

November 6 - 8, 2019, at The Sheraton Birmingham HotelBlank

  • Regions Field
  • Railroad Park
  • Civil Rights District
  • Storyteller Fountain
  • Cityscape
  • Regions Field
  • Railroad Park
  • Civil Rights District
  • Storyteller Fountain
  • Cityscape

Registration Open

The Symposium changes the city (Birmingham), changes the dates (Nov. 6-8), but keeps the same affordable pricing.

  • Early Bird: Registration is only $550 through September 6, 2019 (it goes up to $750 the next day).
  • Group Discount: Purchase four registrations, you receive a fifth registration at no charge.
  • Students: Only $150 for confirmed students.
  • Women’s Leadership Development for the C-Suite and Board Room: Only $150, requires separate registration.

Same great speakers you love to hear. Same great people who love to connect. All available at an affordable rate for you or your organization.

Register Now

Hotel Options

We have two options for your stay in the Magic City: The Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, host of the Symposium, and The Westin, located next door. Each Marriott property has a block of discounted rooms available for attendees - the Sheraton is $112/night and the Westin is $162/night. These discounted rates are only good through October 15, 2019.

Book Either Hotel

Chuck StokesThursday Keynote Speaker: Chuck Stokes

Mr. Stokes, member of UAB MSHA Class 17 and 2017 chair of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), joined Memorial Hermann Health System in 2008 as Chief Operating Officer and was named President and CEO of the System in June 2017. Prior to that, he served as President of North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Mr. Stokes’ leadership led both Memorial Hermann and North Mississippi to win the exclusive national Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award. Join us to gain insights and connect with this exemplary leader who is changing the industry.

Renowned Speakers

Year in and year out this is a "Who's Who" of health care delivering keynotes or moderating and serving on panels and this year will be no different. Check out our draft agenda webpage to see the tentative timeline for the three-day event.

ACHE Face-To-Face Credit Hours

As in the past, we will work with our partnering ACHE Chapters and will offer ACHE Face-to-Face Credit Hours so attendees can achieve and maintain their status in the American College of Healthcare Executives. We are scheduled to provide access to 10.5 hours of ACHE F2F credit this year.



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