Michael J. McDonough, DMH, FACHE, an Associate Teaching Professor of Health Services Administration at the Bloustein School, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives. The Council of Regents serves as the vital link between ACHE and members by approving governance and membership regulations as well as promoting ACHE programs, services and activities within their respective areas.
McDonough will take office at the Council of Regents meeting March 25, 2017, during ACHE’s 60th Congress on Healthcare Leadership at the Hilton Chicago. As a Regent, Healthcare will represent ACHE’s membership in the Northern New Jersey Regent Area.
Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, McDonough received a Doctor of Medical Humanities degree from Drew University in Madison, NJ. He holds an MBA in Health Services Administration from Wagner College in Staten Island, NY, an MA in Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Florham Park, NJ and a BA from Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ.
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE’s mission is to advance its members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE’s established network of 79 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its vision of being the preeminent professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health.
The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management, including textbooks for college and university courses.