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Benefits of Membership

Prepare for the Future

As a member of SHSMD, you join a network of more than 4,000 health care strategy and market development professionals and your voice will play a vital role in developing the standards and best practices of your profession.

And, you'll gain a myriad of benefits — networking opportunities, educational programs, strategic planning tools, news and reports, and more! All designed to help you stay on the leading edge of health care.

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Expand Your Knowledge

Health care is advancing at a rapid pace. To help its members keep up, SHSMD provides a wide range of educational and professional development opportunities such as webinars, courses and annual conference.

Keeping up-to-date on the latest trends, new technologies and best practices can be difficult. SHSMD produces dozens of publications to help you stay on top of the field.   


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Peer connections help you explore new ideas and solve key challenges. The vast SHSMD community and networking tools enable you to connect and learn from your peers across the country 24/7.

Assess and Advance Your Skills

As the field evolves, so do the skills needed to address new demands and challenges. Measure and validate you and your team's skillsets through our various credential programs.

Top Member Benefits



Members receive complimentary and discounted education opportunities like webinars, publications, podcasts, blogs and trainings! 


Expand your knowledge by earning a SHSMD Credential with one of our many credential programs spanning a variety of strategy topics.

ASHRM Exchange


Foster meaningful relationships and connect with your peers across the country at any time, 24/7, to help each other navigate workplace challenges in the members-only online networking community.



Check out our data tools and reports to stay informed on the latest health care trends. Publications, data insights, leadership dialogues and more are available.

AHRMM Annual Conference

Member Meet Ups & Networking Events

An excellent opportunity to connect with peers in a more intimate setting to discuss and solve real-world problems affecting your everyday work. Together we can navigate challenges and opportunities facing health care professionals today. Make plans to participate in these can’t-miss virtual events!

Membership at a Glance






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Education Webinars

SHSMD Blogs and Podcasts

Annual Conference Savings

Career Center Job Alerts 

FREE Futurescan Publication 

Member Directory 

Member Meet Ups 

Mentorship Program 

MySHSMD Online Community 

Publication Discounts 

Weekly eNewsletters 


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Member Experience Testimonials

Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson

Vice President, Marketing & Communications at Lake Region Healthcare

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Sharon Delaney McCloud

Sharon Delaney McCloud

Director of Corporate Communications at UNC Health

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Terri Flood

Terri Flood

Vice President of Business Development at Wayne Health Care

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Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock

Sr. Regional Director of Marketing & Communications at Shriners Children's

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