Please join us for the 38th Annual UAB National Symposium for Healthcare Executives!

July 25-27, 2018 at The HendersonBlank

  • The Henderson Sunset
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  • Spa Lobby
  • Horizons
  • Pool Evening Angle
  • PDR Wine
  • The Henderson Sunset
  • Guestroom King
  • Spa Lobby
  • Horizons
  • Pool Evening Angle
  • PDR Wine

Registration now open!

The theme of the 38th National Symposium for Healthcare Executives is "Leading Upside Down: New Directions." After this event you will not only see things from new angles, but you will now envision ideas, implement solutions and secure results from different angles. Turn your thinking around? No - turn your thinking upside down!

New pricing!

Whether it comes from your company or your pocket, our new pricing will fit your budget. Sign up today for our lowest price in years - only $750! Same great speakers you love to hear. Same great people who love to connect. All available at a more affordable rate for you. 

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New Location!

The University of Alabama at Birmingham will host this year's event on July 25 - 27, 2018, at the Henderson Beach Resort, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort. By all accounts this will be the ideal learning environment for healthcare leaders, including healthcare executives, medical professionals and decision-makers.

Family friendly!

We have partnered with The Henderson to offer a Kid's Club during the Symposium. While you learn they will enjoy crafts, games, food and more! Click here to see the flyer.The Henderson also offers multiple pools and daily game check outs, plus, rental access to paddle boards, kayaks, bikes, boogie boards and much more. Click here to see all available on site and off site activities

Bonus activities!

The Henderson is offering discounted services at the world-class Salamander Spa to Symposium members and their families. Receive 10% off any spa services during the conference! Space is limited so book your visit early. Click here to take advantage of the art of healing and pampering. If the spa is not your thing, we will once again end the Symposium with a major golf outing - details are coming soon! 

The symposium is conducted by the Department of Health Services Administration and the Center for Healthcare Management & Leadership in the UAB School of Health Professions with support by our Partners.


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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 was no different. Check out our agenda webpage to see who has been confirmed and to see the event rundown.

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.


See 2018 Sponsor Guide

We can help you become part of one of the longest running healthcare events in the country. After you read our 2018 Sponsor Guide, please contact Mickey Trimm, Ph.D., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 205-996-2726 to make sure you don't miss out on this opportunity to reach senior healthcare leaders and decision makers.

Curious as to who our sponsors are? Click here to see the updated list.



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