WHPRMS is an independent chapter of the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD). This collaboration provides additional resources to WHPRMS members.

What is SHSMD?

The Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association. It is the largest and most prominent voice and resource for healthcare strategists, planners, marketers, and communications and public relations professionals nationwide.

If you are a member of SHSMD, you know how valuable this organization is to your professional aspirations.

If you are a member of WHPRMS, you have access to some of SHSMD’s resources, too.

How do WHPRMS members benefit from the affiliation?

This affiliation connects WHPRMS members to additional resources and provides great opportunities for networking and learning.

  • SHSMD conference discount: WHPRMS members, who are not SHSMD members, receive a discount on their SHSMD Connections conference registration. WHPRMS attendees can also participate in the conference’s networking reception.
  • Free webcast access: WHPRMS members receive free registration to all SHSMD Education Webcasts. The webcasts are live and on-demand.
  • Group registration rate for SHSMD Education Online Courses: When five or more WHPRMS members participate, you get 10 percent off the regular course rate. The courses can help you boost and promote important skills relevant to your role as a health care strategist.
  • Access to SHSMD speaker directory: WHPRMS members receive access to SHSMD’s directory of top-rated speakers. This list can help you find an engaging speaker for your next event.

How can I benefit?

Join WHPRMS today! WHPRMS provides health care communication and marketing professionals with practical knowledge, education and networking opportunities to help them grow in their careers.