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The American College of Healthcare Executives of New Jersey (ACHENJ) is a professional organization for those who direct management services and programs within health care facilities, networks and related organizations. With over 800 members, ACHENJ is recognized as a Healthcare Executive Group of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and most recently was awarded the ACHE 2018 Chapter Merit Award.

The ACHENJ supports activities to assist members in advancement in the ACHE. ACHENJ has been serving the educational, networking, employment and mentoring needs of NJ Healthcare Executives, Managers and students for over 25 years. ACHENJ offers its members, no matter what career stage they are in, a collegial environment for professional growth and life-long learning.

Other ACHENJ programs include an Employment Opportunity Service, a Healthcare Administration Scholarship Program as well as a Distinguished Service Award Program. Each year the group hosts a Golf Outing to support Wishes Come True, a program to grant the wishes of chronically ill children in our communities.


To advance our members and healthcare leadership excellence.


To be the preeminent professional society for leaders dedicated to advancing health.


Core Values
We are committed to and live out our core values through our work:

  • Integrity: We advocate and demonstrate high ethical conduct in all we do.

  • Lifelong Learning: We recognize lifelong learning is essential to our ability to innovate and continually improve ourselves, our organizations and our profession.

  • Leadership: We lead through example and mentoring, and recognize caring must be a cornerstone of our professional interactions.

  • Diversity and Inclusion: We champion diversity and foster inclusion to advance equity in the workplace and the communities we serve.

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