Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups bring together staff from NHC member organizations to discuss cross-cutting issues common to their area of work such as tax reform, communicating in an uncertain environment, and revenue trends. In addition, these conversations inform the development of additional NHC programming.

Meetings and Events

Meeting & Event Professionals Affinity Group
Focuses on crowd sourcing best practices and sharing experiences for event planning and execution. COVID-19 is reshaping the event space and requires rapid innovation. This group fosters cross-pollination of ideas to help organizations in the health sector thrive in this changing environment.

Chief Executive

Chief Executive Officers Affinity Group
Gathers often to discuss emerging trends and challenges facing NHC member organizations and their leadership, as the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way nonprofits and other health-related organizations operate.


Chief Finance/Development Officers Affinity Group
Meets to provide important opportunities for information sharing and problem solving in the finance area of our members, as well as to share examples of best practices and discuss common concerns, such as policy and regulatory issues that impact income development.


Chief Scientific/ Medical/ Research Officers Affinity Group
Meets once a year in conjunction with our Science of Patient Engagement Symposium to bring together leaders from patient groups, nonprofit organizations, and industry to share best practices and experiences.


Communications Professionals Affinity Group
Meets quarterly to map coordinated strategies on issues of importance and for senior communications staff to discuss issues of common concern.

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