AHIMA has hundreds of dedicated volunteers participating on committees and volunteer groups to engage the membership in association activities, to develop valuable resources for HIM professionals and conduct AHIMA business. The term “committee” is used generically to describe the volunteer groups that are entities of AHIMA, including workgroups, task forces, councils, teams and committees. ...
AHIMA Volunteer Groups(click on the image below for a full interactive version of the chart)
The AHIMA Volunteer Groups listed on the first volunteer organizational chart below tend to be committees that exist for a full year and tend to be appointed by the AHIMA President-elect. Other groups are formed shorter-term throughout the year, and all volunteer opportunities are communicated through the e-Alert, and Communities of Practice (CoP).
|Color Coding Legend |
||Workgroups tend to be shorter term and are created on an ad hoc basis.|
|Committees and Practice Councils
||Committees and Practice Councils tend to exist for years and/or are a standing committee which exists long term.|
|Communities of Practice (CoP)
||Communities of Practice (CoP) are online networks that are spontaneous or long term, private or public and available to members on a secured site requiring a login.|
|Teams of the House of Delegates
||Teams of the House of Delegates|
|Affiliated Entities of AHIMA
||Affiliated Entities of AHIMA are independent groups and have a defined relationship with AHIMA.|
AHIMA Affiliated Entities(click on the image below for a full interactive version of the chart)
The second organizational chart lists the AHIMA Affiliated Entities. Click on either of the organizational charts to enlarge and the name of the committee in the organizational chart to learn more about the purpose, leader, staff liaison, and opportunity to volunteer for that particular group.
AHIMA Representative to IFHIMA
IFHIMA, or the International Federation on Health
Information Management (formerly known as IFHRO), supports national
associations and health record professionals to implement and improve health
records and the systems which support them.
As the association which is representative of the national
activities within the field of HIM in the United States, AHIMA may select one primary representative (Director) and one
alternate representative (Deputy Director) to serve as the U.S. National
Member. The Director serves on the General Assembly with full voice and voting
rights. In the absence of the Director, the Deputy Director represents AHIMA at
the General Assembly meeting held at the time of the triennial International
Learn more about IFHIMA Representative Selection and Responsibilities
Download the IFHIMA Representative application