AHIMA Mentor Program
All members should take time to mentor. Don't think that your time is so valuable that you can't invest it in the next generation of HIM professionals!
-Patience Hoag, RHIT, CHCA, CCS, CCS-P, CPHQ
Do you need help landing your first job or advancing your career? As a member of AHIMA, you belong to a community of more than 67,000 health information management (HIM) professionals and industry leaders and they are here to help. Take advantage of the AHIMA mentor program to be paired with experienced mentors who can answer your questions, provide insight, and offer guidance about advancing your career in HIM. Please complete the appropriate form listed below, and email the completed copy to Erin Duvic to be assigned a mentor. Don’t miss out and request your mentor today!
Some guidelines for suggested mentor activities include:
- Schedule regular meetings between mentors and mentees either via phone or in person (if local) at least four times per year, perhaps more regularly in beginning of the relationship.
- Help set realistic professional goals.
- Complete the worksheets in “You're the Boss: Put your AHIMA Membership to Work” and discuss.
- Discuss benefits of certification with mentee (why get certified, how to get started, etc.)
- Participate in a day of job shadowing with you.
If you want to become an AHIMA mentor and share your knowledge with the next generation of HIM leaders, please complete the form listed below and return it to Erin Duvic. She’ll add you to our mentor list. Thanks for helping make a difference!
*AHIMA does not warrant, and hereby disclaims, the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the information provided by AHIMA Mentor participants. In no event shall AHIMA be liable for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information. AHIMA does not, in any way, guarantee the quality of services AHIMA Mentors provide, or the availability of such services. Nor shall AHIMA be liable for any damages, including direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or any other type of damages, arising out of the use of the AHIMA Mentor program, even if AHIMA has been advised of the possibility of such damages.