More than 100 healthcare quality leaders volunteer their time and share their expertise each year to help us accomplish NAHQ's goals. This collective effort helps elevate our visibility and credibility as an industry leader.
Become a Volunteer
NAHQ seeks volunteers each year to serve on our teams. Check back in late spring/summer for details about open opportunities and how to apply.
Below are NAHQ's teams and a brief description of how they contribute to the growth and success of NAHQ and the profession.
NAHQ has a team of advisors that supports corporate relations and organizational development. These advisors serve as liaisons and Subject Matter Experts.
The Awards Team reviews applications and selects the best candidates for NAHQ awards.
The Competencies Commission works to develop and maintain the HQ Essentials.
Conference Planning Team
The Conference Planning Team plans NAHQ Next the only annual conference designed exclusively for the profession.
The Education Commission works with subject matter experts and teams to guide educational offerings including Summit, Annual Conference, Learning Labs, and more.
Fellowship Review Team
The Fellowship Review Team reviews and selects qualified candidates for NAHQ Fellowship, coordinates Fellow Mentorship Program, and promotes Fellowship.
The Finance Team assures the appropriate oversight of all financial matters of the association.
Healthcare Quality Certification Commission (HQCC)
The HQCC is the certifying arm of NAHQ and establishes policies, procedures, and standards for certification and recertification in the field of healthcare quality.
Journal for Healthcare Quality Editorial Board
The Editorial Board is responsible for managing the efforts of NAHQ's journal.
The Posters Team reviews and selects qualified poster abstract proposals for presentation at NAHQ Next.
The Nominations Team reviews applicants for the NAHQ Board of Directors.
Recognition of the Profession Commission
The Recognition of the Profession Commission explores career services solutions for HQP or employers, assists in planning Healthcare Quality Week, and works to align awards and fellowship with the NAHQ strategy.
Test Development Team
The Test Development Team is tasked each year to review the current Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® exam, analyze the questions, and ensure that the test fully encompasses the knowledge needed to be a CPHQ.
Special Interest Group (SIG) Team
The SIG Team oversees and actively participates in SIGs to facilitate professional development and networking opportunities.