Students At Convention

Students, are you ready for the 2018 AHIMA Convention & Exhibit in Miami, FL? This is a great opportunity for HIM students to network, meet mentors and experts, learn more about the profession, and launch their careers. Keep in mind that there will be over 4,000 healthcare leaders and professionals in attendance-all with the same goal to learn, network, and explore the latest trends and topics facing the health information management industry.  Registration for the 2018 Convention in Miami, Florida, is open now


Students receive full access to the entire convention-including education tracks and general sessions. Student attendees will also be able to take advantage of the Student Academy and the Career Center in the Exhibit Hall. The career center is open from 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and includes the Career Theater, Career Fair, and The Professional Headshot Station

Student Academy – Sunday September 23 - Loews Miami Beach Hotel 9am – 3pm
The student academy a free event for all students who are registered to attend the convention. It includes presentations from HIM professionals, roundtable discussions, career advice, AHIMA certification information, lunch with HIM mentors, and more. This event is organized by the newly elected Student Advisory Committee specifically to meet the needs of future HIM leaders.  Registration opens at 9am at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel Poinciana Rooms on Sunday Sept 23

Student Jeopardy – Sunday September 23 - Miami Beach Convention Center 5.30pm – 7.30pm
AHIMA is bringing back the Student Jeopardy event. The teams will be comprised of four students, each competing against other HIM programs. The questions will include a variety of topics such as coding, technology, IG, health law, release of information, informatics, and more. 

Career Center in the Exhibit Hall - September 24-25 - Miami Beach Convention Center 11am – 4.30pm 
The career center is open from 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and includes the Career Theater, Career Fair, and The Professional Headshot Station.

Career Theater Schedule:

Monday, September 24

11:00-11:45 pm - Building and Writing a Great Resume

12:00-12:45 pm – HIM Career Pathways

1:00-1:45 pm - Using AHIMA Member Resources in School and in Job Searches

2:00-2:45 pm - How to Impress in Any Interview

3:00-3:45 pm - How Advocacy Can Enhance Your Career

Tuesday, September 25

11:00-11:45 am - HIM Reimagined

12:00-12:45 pm - HIM as a Second Career

1:00-1:45 pm - Using Social Media for Career Advancement

2:00-2:45 pm - Skill Building: Networking and Public Speaking

3:00-3:45 pm - Why You Need a Mentor

Student Registration Includes:

  • General Sessions
  • Exhibit Hall Entry 
  • Educational Sessions on Monday and Tuesday
  • Student Academy
  • Sunday Evening Welcome Reception
  • Appreciation Celebration ticket (Full package registration only and 21yrs or older. Must Show ID at the door)

If you are attending convention or have any questions ensure to subscribe to 2018 AHIMA Convention – Student Attendees engage group!

See you in Miami!