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Association of Future Healthcare Administrators

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) Association of Future Healthcare Administrators (AFHA) serves as an official organization of the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) programs. Any current student of the UIC MHA program is eligible for AFHA membership. The organization focuses on three main areas- professional development, academic affairs, and social networking.

2022 Fall General Meeting Slide Deck:

  • Mission

    The mission of AFHA is to provide a vehicle for the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) students to be connected and utilize opportunities within the MHA Program, UIC Campus, and external affiliations.

  • Vision

    The vision of AFHA is to become a leading resource for UIC MHA students to be connected and informed of healthcare management, especially in the Chicago-land area, as to advance their career development.

Welcome! We are excited to meet you. Please let us know what you would like to see from AFHA this academic year!

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  • Professional Development

    Facilitate and offer professional development activities.

  • Academic Affairs

    Provides current and incoming students with details related to professors, classes, preceptors and preceptroship sites. Serves as a liaison between the students’ voices and the program leadership team.

  • Social Networking

    Social activities are intended to provide a forum for members to interact outside of the classroom.

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  • Social Media

    Follow UIC’s AFHA on Instagram @mhaatuic

  • Social Events

    Upcoming Events

    MHA Orientation
    Aug 19 1:30p – 3:15p
    UIC SPH ROOM 160

    Social Hour
    Aug 19 3:30p-5:30p
    Vintage Bar

    Fellowship Fair
    Sept 22 5:30p-8:00p
    Rush University Conference Center REGISTER HERE


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  • Volunteering Event(s)

    Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly

    We will be decorating Christmas bags (with crayons & markers) with colorful designs and thoughtful messages for elders. The bags will be used for deliveries during a visit from other volunteers.


    MHA Friendsgiving 2022 – November 18th

    For more information contact AFHA Leadership.

  • Opportunities to Engage

    Thank you to all of you who participated in the nomination for first-year representatives. It was a competitive field, but 3 new representatives were selected. Congratulations Caleb, Christopher and Olivia. More information on the three new officers can be found here.

    Don’t forget to participate in MHA’s Mentorship Program!

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