Our Mission

The mission of WHPRMS, a personal membership organization of the Wisconsin Hospital Association, is to equip our members with current knowledge and tools in healthcare marketing, public relations and business development – enabling them to elevate their expertise and value for their personal and professional development.

Our Vision

WHPRMS strives to elevate, inspire and engage its members – healthcare marketers – and uphold industry integrity and professionalism. We achieve this by providing leading edge education and professional networking experiences for our members to ensure they are always forward thinking and able to provide guidance to healthcare administrators.

Our Values

  • Member centered
  • Fiscally responsible
  • Thought leadership
  • Strategic
  • Transparent communication

Membership Benefits

All WHPRMS members receive a discount on their annual conference and their virtual spring conference registration. Getting this discount is reason enough to join our great organization! Not only do you save money, but you get to enjoy learning and networking with other professionals in the healthcare marketing and public relations field. Click here for more information about this year’s conference.

WHPRMS offers great networking events each year, leading up to the annual conference in the fall. We even offer FREE monthly virtual networking events every third Wednesday from 10:00-10:30 am. All WHPRMS members are invited to attend.

WHPRMS offers free webinars to all of its members. These educational offerings help our members stay connected on important topics, without having to leave the office. We also make these webinars available to our members online, so they can view them at any time.

Membership with WHPRMS comes with several opportunities to recognize yourself along with other healthcare communications professionals who you admire and feel are the best in their field. Click here to explore the unique opportunities we offer.

The Carol Scaife Memorial Scholarship award gives one student or recent graduate the opportunity to spend three days learning and networking with healthcare marketing and public relations professionals from across Wisconsin at the WHPRMS annual conference. The estimated value of this award is over $1,000. It includes a $500 scholarship, conference registration, two nights of lodging at the conference, and a one-year WHPRMS student membership. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Are you looking for the right individual to fill a healthcare marketing or public relations position at your organization?

One of the benefits of being a member is that we will post your information on our website and share it with all of our members for free. This is a great way to share your job opportunity with a targeted audience of healthcare marketers. Click here to view our current job postings.

WHPRMS has partnered with the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) to become an affiliated chapter of their organization. Which means all WHPRMS members gain additional benefits!

By partnering with SHSMD, we are able to provide members with even more educational tools throughout the year. Members receive email updates from SHSMD, keeping them informed on events that are coming up, along with additional educational opportunities. Check out what SHSMD has to offer at shsmd.org.

  • Free registration to all SHSMD webcasts
  • SHSMD membership rate to attend their annual conference

Membership Rates

  • Regular Member: Membership for healthcare communicators – ($100)
  • Associate Member: Membership for individuals or organizations providing services for healthcare communicators (i.e. agencies, vendors) – ($125)
  • Student/Faculty Member: Membership for students, communications faculty or interns pursuing a healthcare communications career – ($25)

Thank You Group Members!