Student & Alumni Networks
MSU Denver Healthcare Leaders
The MSU Denver Healthcare Leaders (MSUDHL) is a student-run organization that aims to provide personal and professional development through volunteer opportunities, networking, and knowledge outside of the classroom. MSUDHL promotes the interests of MSU Denver and offers an opportunity for fellowship among students in MSU Denver healthcare-related programs and foster relationships with healthcare leaders. MSUDHL provides support and opportunity for students through events, and resources to help them navigate programs and the industry. The overarching goal of the group is to bridge academia to the professional healthcare setting.
MSU Denver Advisor Network
This is a powerful online tool to help MSU Denver alumni connect with current students to provide career advice and guidance. An alumni mentor will help students and young alumni find the expertise they need to fulfill their professional goals, practice for a big interview, and/or get insight into a particular career field or industry.
Integrative Health Care Club
The IHC Club is open to students and graduates interested getting to know like-minded people. The Integrative Health Care Program at Metro blends basic science with ancient healing traditions. This program supports a recent shift in health care toward integrative medicine.
Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group
The LMIG at MSU Denver is founded in affiliation with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine Professionals in Training (PiT) in order to allow the organized collaboration of a group of prevention-oriented student members who hold a passionate interest in Lifestyle Medicine as well as increasing awareness of the field.
MHA Network LinkedIn Group
This is a private group for current students and alumni of the MHA program at MSU Denver. The primary purpose of this group is to create a professional community in which the MHA staff can support the MHA students, but also a space where alumni can connect with each other and with current students of the program.
Master's of Health Administration Alumni Network (MHAAA)
The mission of the MHA Alumni Association is to support MSU Denver MHA graduates in their professional development, networking, and community service endeavors. The vision is to help students build relationships with other alumni and healthcare stakeholders in Colorado for the purpose of creating a talent pipeline into the workforce, creating a mentoring and scholarship pipeline to assist emerging professionals, and broaden the visibility and reputation of the MHA Program at MSU Denver. The group will also support MSU Denver MHA graduates by providing relevant professional development and community service opportunities by collaborating with other individuals and organizations. In general, the group is committed to connecting, enriching, and serving MSU Denver and its students.
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE’s mission is to advance our members and healthcare leadership excellence.
American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM)
American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) is the medical professional society providing quality education and certification to those dedicated to clinical and worksite practice of lifestyle medicine as the foundation of a transformed and sustainable health care system.
LeadingAge Colorado is the leading voice of senior living and care providers. We support our members with essential legislative and regulatory advocacy and opportunities to connect, collaborate, and have an impact on our industry and community.
Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) is a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations dedicated to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education.
National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives (NALHE)
The National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives is a national organization led by Latino/Latina executive leaders of U.S. hospitals and healthcare organizations and experts in the fields of health care policy and practice.
National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)
The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) is a non-profit association of Black health care executives founded in 1968 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and development of Black health care leaders, and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and underserved communities.
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) helps its members—both individuals and organizations—achieve optimal performance by providing the practical tools and solutions, education, industry analyses, and strategic guidance needed to address the many challenges that exist within the US healthcare system.
National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)
Founded in 1976, the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) is the only organization dedicated to healthcare quality professionals, defining the standard of excellence for the profession, and equipping professionals and organizations across the continuum of healthcare to meet these standards.
National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching
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