Ana-Elis Perry, FACHE          
Fellowship Advancement Committee Chair

Advance to Fellow

Maximize your professional potential by earning the premier credential in healthcare management. When you become board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow (FACHE), you'll have the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed.

Eligibility Requirements

The credentialing system is multifaceted and involves academic preparation, healthcare management experience, ACHE tenure, continuing education, and community and civic involvement.

***New for 2021***  The ACHE membership tenure requirement has been decreased from 3 years to 1 year, effective January 1, 2021!


ACHE Resources

ACHE has many resources to help you advance to Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). Click here to redirect to the Credentialing page at for more information and to apply for board certification.

A recorded Advancement Information Session may also be viewed here  2020 Advancement Information Session.


THEF Chapter Resources

Each year, THEF hosts 1-2 ACHE Board of Governors Exam Review Webinar Series. By participating in two hour weekly sessions over the course of twelve weeks, attendees earn up to 24 ACHE Qualified Education Credits and receive a comprehensive review of all 10 sections of the Exam, example questions and content from ACHE, suggested readings, and access to current ACHE Fellows who can answer your questions about advancement. The next Webinar series will begin in Spring 2021.

Preparing your FACHE application and need help acquiring the required references? Download the THEF Fellowship Advancement Committee’s FACHE Reference Subcommittee roster, and connect with a current Fellow today! FACHE Reference Subcommittee Roster 


Why Advance to FACHE?


Contact the Fellowship Advancement Committee at [email protected] or visit the Fellowship Advancement Committee page for additional contact information.