ACHE’s gratitude and respect for members who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces knows no bounds. On Veterans Day, we show special appreciation for these members’ courage, service and dedication to our country.
To our uniformed services and veteran members, we are here to support you in all stages of your careers. Check out the resources below, which we hope will inspire you and assist in your professional development.
- Transitions: Perspective From a Physician Leader and Veteran: Raul Zambrano, MD, FACHE, senior medical director, Oak Street Health, Fort Wayne, Ind., shares his unique view as both a physician executive and a military practitioner who has transitioned to civilian care. This podcast discusses the traits and training that help physicians and veterans excel as healthcare executives.
- Chapters Engage Military Members: No matter where our uniformed services members are stationed, local ACHE chapters are available to provide support. This article from Healthcare Executive shares how the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE has engaged military members and increased their participation in education and networking events. The chapter has helped service men and women collaborate with their civilian executive counterparts and give back to the profession.
- Igniting Innovation to Tackle a Historic Pandemic: Learn about the Veterans Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem and the concepts that were developed to improve the nation’s emergency preparedness in this recent ACHE blog post. Read about how the VHA IE deployed 3D printing for crucial supplies like masks, face shields and nasal swabs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Are you starting a career transition from the military to a civilian role? ACHE’s Career Resource Center can help you make the move and achieve your goals. Learn how to craft a resume that will help you stand out in the marketplace and use the tools provided to prepare for any interviews with potential employers.
- Resources for Transitioning Members: This webpage contains a curated round-up of resources for military members who are considering moving into civilian roles. Examples include surveys on issues facing military executives seeking civilian positions and a tool that will help you translate your military skills and experience.