Volunteer Program at Convention

AHIMA is introducing a very exciting opportunity for students and new graduates at the 2018 AHIMA Convention in Miami, FL!  We will be providing a volunteer program for current students or new graduates to attend the 2018 AHIMA convention with all expenses paid (within the AHIMA travel policy guidelines) to help with volunteer activities throughout the convention.  This is a great opportunity for our future leaders to become more engaged in the profession!  Applications for this program will open March 1st until April 30th, 2018. Student application link and New Graduate application link.

Criteria for Students:    

  • AHIMA Member
  • Actively enrolled in a CAHIIM accredited Associate, Baccalaureate or Post Baccalaureate degree in Health Information Management, or a Graduate degree in HIM or Health Informatics with a current minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or 4.0 (out of 5.0) or graduated between January 2nd, 2018 and the application deadline
  • Submit a current resume
  • Provide a recommendation from a current HIM Educator at the program they are enrolled in
  • Respond to a question provided in 300 words or less
  • Submit a self-recorded 3-minute video response to questions provided and upload it to YouTube (Instructions are provided in the application)

Criteria for New Graduates:

  • AHIMA Member
  • Graduated from a CAHIIM accredited Associate, Baccalaureate or Post Baccalaureate degree in Health Information Management, or a Graduate degree in HIM or Health Informatics and had a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or 4.0 (out of 5.0)
  • Graduated between May 1, 2016 and January 1, 2018
  • Hold an RHIT or RHIA credential
  • Submit a current resume
  • Provide a recommendation from a HIM Educator from the program from which they graduated
  • Respond to a question provided in 300 words or less
  • Submit a self-recorded 3-minute video response to questions provided and upload it to YouTube (Instructions are provided in the application)

For more information please contact Rebekah Quinn, Student Engagement Manager at rebekah.quinn@ahima.org