The CAHME Summer Bootcamp will be held immediately before the AUPHA Annual Meeting on June 11 – 12, in Philadelphia, PA at the Loews Hotel.  Based on attendee feedback, CAHME’s faculty created three independent sessions: an introductory session, an intermediate session, and an advanced session. Attendees can sign up for a combination of 1, 2 or all 3 sessions.  Lunch will be provided between session 2 and session 3. Fees are discounted based on the number of sessions you attend. Book by April 1 to receive the early bird rate.

Session 1: Introduction to CAHME Accreditation

Introduction to CAHME Accreditation will review the basics of CAHME Accreditation.  Topics include refining statements of mission, vision, and goals and objectives that guide program design and assessment.

Requirements: An interest in CAHME Accreditation, and a general understanding of the purpose of accreditation.  For attendees without an established knowledge of CAHME/competency assessment. Great for first time attendees or those who have not been accredited within the past 5 years.

Date:  Monday, June 11, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Location: Loews Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Session 2: Intermediate CAHME Accreditation

Description:  The Intermediate CAHME Accreditation session will enable attendees to understand more complex terms of CAHME Accreditation.  Topics include implementing teaching and assessment tools aligned with competency education. Program management issues will also be covered.

Requirements: Attendees should have a basic, intermediate or advanced understanding of CAHME Accreditation and competency assessment.  While attendance at a prior boot camp or at Session 1 is recommended, attendees may attend if they have had prior experience with CAHME Accreditation as a program director, or other experience. Great for those who have been to boot camp before, as well as first-time attendees.

Date:  Tuesday, June 12,2018
Time: 8:00 am to 11:00 EST
Location: Loews Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Session 3: Advanced Topics in CAHME Accreditation

The Advanced Session will review advanced topics in accreditation.  Topics include preparing for self-assessment and a CAHME site visit.

Requirements: Attendees must have completed a prior Boot Camp, or attended Sessions 1 and 2, or had been a site reviewer. Attendees should have an established knowledge of CAHME Accreditation and competency assessment.

Date:  Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Location: Loews Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty :

Daniel Gentry, PhD, MHA
Clinical Professor and MHA Program Director
Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health

Kevin D. Broom, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
Vice Chair for Education
Director, MHA and MHA/MBA Programs, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh


Fees:  All fees are listed on the registration page.  Note that you can sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 sessions.  Discounts apply to multiple sessions.

Additional meeting details will be communicated by CAHME, once you complete the registration process. Contact Eric Brichto at or 301-298-1820 for any additional questions.


Introduction to CAHME Accreditation » Intermediate » Advanced »
Regular fee $400; Early bird $375 Just Session 2  $400/375 Just Session 3  $400/375

Introduction and Intermediate » Intermediate and Advanced » Introduction, Intermediate & Advanced »
Sign up for Session 1 and 2 (at a discount)
Regular fee $700/ Early bird $650
Sessions 2 and 3 $700/650 Sign up for all three sessions (at a discount)  Regular fee $900/Early bird $800