The Alliance is an international membership community of 2,200 professionals dedicated to accelerating excellence in health care performance through quality education, innovation, advocacy, and collaboration. Founded in 1975, the Alliance is the recognized leader and trusted partner striving to close gaps in health care delivery by translating the best science and knowledge into effective professional development. Alliance constituents and stakeholders include the broadest universe of medical and health care professions, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, technologists, and technicians, among others. Members also include representatives from academic medical colleges, hospitals and health systems, medical specialty societies, medical education companies, government entities, and pharmaceutical and device companies.
Membership in the Alliance is open to any individual involved in continuing education and professional development for the health care professions. New programs, products, and services are being developed to reach this expanded membership base, introduce a broader focus, and to place a greater emphasis on improving educational and health care outcomes. And through inclusive, collaborative, and interprofessional efforts, the Alliance and its members are working every day to improve quality in both those outcomes and in patient care.
Benefits of Alliance membership include:
- Opportunities for CE professionals to collaborate – sharing perspectives, knowledge and best practices with others dedicated to quality health care;
- Profession-specific and interprofessional education that corresponds to the challenges in the current health care environment;
- Active leadership and engagement in national, regional, and local quality and performance improvement initiatives; and
- Education and tools to assist members in succeeding professionally and to aid in fostering strategic leadership.