Do Something Amazing…Volunteer

WHIMA is looking for members willing to share their expertise through active participation in a variety of volunteer opportunities. Take advantage of valuable networking opportunities by volunteering to: serve on a team; develop and plan educational programs; speak at a WHIMA sponsored educational program; write an article in your specialty area for the newsletter, and more!!!!

WHIMA has many teams that serve to advance the strategic plan of the association. These include: Annual Conference Team; Fall Conference Team; Legal Resource Manual Team; Leadership Conference Team, Health Information Link Team; E-Communication Team; Policy and Legislative Action Team, Workshop/Webinar Team; Scholarship Team; Spirit Team; VIP Team; and, Ambassador Team. Terms run July-June, annually. For more details about each team, the team role and time commitments go to Volunteer Teams. If you are interested in serving on a team, contact any member of the current Board of Directors or the WHIMA Executive office at whima@whima.org.

Serve on the WHIMA Board of Directors

Members of the board of directors are elected by ballot in February of every year. To be eligible to sit on the board, you must be an Active member of AHIMA/WHIMA. Nominations are solicited each fall from the membership at large and the slate of nominees is finalized by the WHIMA Nominating Committee. Contact the current WHIMA President if you would like to nominate a colleague or are interested in a board position.

Publications

Individuals may submit articles for publication in the HIM Link. Articles are reviewed by the Link Editorial Board and chosen for publication in a variety of topic areas. The Link is published quarterly. The Legal Resource Manual Team annually prepares the update to WHIMA’s Legal Resource Manual. Help the team to write a new section or revise a section of the manual in your area of expertise.

Presentations

Each year, over 100 individuals are chosen to make presentations at a variety of WHIMA sponsored educational events. Contact any member of the current Board of Directors or the Executive Office at whima@whima.org if you are interested in speaking at one of the WHIMA sponsored educational events.

Call for Experts

Are you an expert in a specific topic or subject related to health information management practice? WHIMA is always looking for subject-matter experts and would like to hear from you.

You may be called upon to do one of the following:

  • Speak or present for an education program
  • Facilitate an on-line education course
  • Author a chapter in a WHIMA publication
  • Provide feedback or comments on a particular matter for pending legislation, regulation or other changes.

Contact the WHIMA Executive Office at whima@whima.org to submit your name and your area of interest.

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