About NHC Membership

The National Health Council (NHC) is a stakeholder-informed, patient-focused organization that forges consensus among diverse organizations and drives patient-centered health policy.

It is the diversity of our more than 140 members that enables us to create a collaborative environment and put forward consensus public policy solutions that keep the patient central to all we do.

The NHC delivers a wide range of member services, including meetings and conferences, action teams, affinity groups, webinars, and projects to engage with us and network with each other.

Patient advocacy members meet the NHC Standards of Excellence®, demonstrating the highest degree of accountability and transparency.

Barth Syndrome Foundation

Voluntary Health Agencies

The Barth Syndrome Foundation (BSF) is an international non-profit organization that provides information, resources and services for healthcare professionals and families worldwide. BSF’s mission is

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Beyond Celiac

Voluntary Health Agencies

Beyond Celiac was founded as the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) in 2003 as the first patient advocacy group dedicated to improving the environment

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Biogen Idec

Business and Industry

For more than 35 years, Biogen Idec has been helping to improve the lives of people living with serious medical conditions. Since our founding in

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Biotechnology Innovation Organization

BIO is the world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more

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Bluebird

Business and Industry

Bluebird is the innovator and global manufacturer of industrial handheld computers, tablets and mobile payment devices, with more than 3,000 customers in over 120 countries.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Business and Industry

The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 142 affiliates and more

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Business and Industry

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global BioPharma company firmly focused on its Mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious

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Can Do MS

Nonprofit Organizations with an Interest in Health

Can Do MS delivers health and wellness education programs to help families living with MS thrive.

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Caregiver Action Network

Professional and Membership Associations

  The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the than 65 million Americans

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Celgene Corporation

Business and Industry

Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide. At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for

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Celiac Disease Foundation

Voluntary Health Agencies

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is the national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1990 by Elaine Monarch to improve the quality of life for all people

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Charcot-Marie Tooth Association

Voluntary Health Agencies

The CMTA is run by a Board of volunteers who establish policy and procedures and who are hands-on in spearheading fundraising activities such as golf

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Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation

Voluntary Health Agencies

The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is a non-profit organization focused on pediatric cardiomyopathy, a chronic and potentially life threatening heart disease. Pediatric cardiomyopathy is the

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Cigna

Business and Industry

Cigna is a global health service company with 95 million customers around the world and more than 40,000 employees worldwide. As your partner in health,

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Colorectal Cancer Alliance

Voluntary Health Agencies

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit committed to ending colorectal cancer. Working with our nation of passionate allies, we diligently support the needs

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Community Health Charities

Professional and Membership Associations

Our history includes nearly 60 years of partnering with private and public sector businesses to help them leverage the nation’s largest health charity network to

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Community Pharmacy Foundation

Nonprofit Organizations with an Interest in Health

The Community Pharmacy Foundation (“CPF”) is a national non-profit organization that provides grants and funding for special projects and studies directly associated with community pharmacy

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COPD Foundation

Voluntary Health Agencies

The COPD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization created in 2004, with offices in Washington, D.C. and Miami, FL. The COPD Foundation was established to

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Cure SMA

Voluntary Health Agencies

Cure SMA is dedicated to the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the number one genetic cause of death for infants. It funds

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Dermira

Business and Industry

Dermira is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing biotech ingenuity to medical dermatology. They are focused on delivering important new therapies to the millions of

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Interested in joining the NHC?

Please contact Katherine Scott, NHC’s Senior Manager of Membership and Certifications.