Association of Future Healthcare Administrators

The University of Illinois at 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.

  • 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.

Meet our officers

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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Or connect with us individually by viewing our profiles

Membership Benefits

  • 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.

Social Media & Events

Volunteering Event(s) & Opportunities to Engage

  • Volunteering Event(s)

    Greater Chicago Food Depository 34th Annual Hunger Walk

    AFHA participated on September 7, 2019 and was able to raise $12 worth of food to hungry/starving college students for every member who walked. A photo of the AFHA students who participated can be found in the slideshow below.

  • Opportunities to Engage

    Thank you to all of you who participated in the nomination for first-year representatives. It was a competitive field, but 2 new representatives were selected. Congratulations Alisiya and Melissa. More information on the two new officers can be found here.

    Don’t forget to participate in MHA’s buddy program!!

AFHA Newsletter