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One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

  • Roundtable: Short-term commitment to advise on areas of thought leadership. Opportunities created on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Event: One-time commitment to provide assistance at an AHIMA virtual or in-person event. Multiple opportunities created on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Focus Groups: One-time volunteer opportunity to advise on areas of thought leadership.


AHIMA Foundation Scholarship Reviewer

The AHIMA Foundation is seeking volunteers to help shape the next generation of Health Information professionals by reviewing and scoring AHIMA Foundation scholarship applications. The Scholarship Program aims to empower students by offering scholarships annually to student members currently pursing an associate, undergrade, masters or doctoral degrees in Health Information Management or Health Informatics.

September - October 2022, approximately 6 hours total

  • Commitment to help advance the careers of Health Information professionals
  • Current member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Must have either classroom or online teaching experience or HIM practice experience
  • RHIA or RHIT credential preferred
  • Understanding of consumer issues and trends in healthcare that pushes the development of digital health literacy and health information access
  • Active listener, critical thinker, and ability to relate well with others
  • Demonstrates leadership and communication skills

  • Respond to communications in a timely manner
  • Establish a level of involvement and attends the kickoff meeting/conference call
  • Review and rank applications based on multiple criteria's, ex. essay questions, high level of achievements and academic success, etc. 
  • Scores must be evaluated solely on data presented in the application rather than the names or institution
  • Prepare to participate in survey email to enhance program for next year
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