Events

Looking for the best source of professional development in health care philanthropy? Attend one of AHP's national or local events to learn best practices, new ideas, and connect with peers. Discover the tools you need for success.
Leading Forward
Featured Event  
Mar 26 - 28, 2019
Mar 28, 2019
Atlanta, GA
The AHP Leading Forward Executive Summit is designed for chief development officers, executive directors, and other executive leaders in health care philanthropy.

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Why Attend?

As the only professional association focused on health care philanthropy, all AHP events are designed by and for health care development professionals. From learning new tactics and best practices to making connections with peers and expert presenters, each AHP conference or event will prepare you to raise more money, advance your career and help your hospital or health care organization fulfill its mission.
  • There's a lot of people that will come back after they've gone to year one, they want to come back for year two and year three, that's a testament to the value they get out of (the Madison Institute).”
    David Gillig
    David Gillig, FAHP
    Dean, Fundraising Management
    Member Since  1982
  • I always go back to Madison as the experience that has made the most significant difference in my career, in my profession and will continue to do that. ”
    Doug Dillon
    Doug Dillon, CFRE
    Dean, Major Gift Initiatives and the Campaign
    Member Since  1996
  • Madison is unlike any other experience. You can go back (to your classmates) at any juncture and get advice and support. It isn't just about the time that we're together, but it creates a career-long fraternity.”
    Shannon Duval
    Shannon Duval
    Dean, Elements of Major Gifts
    Member Since  2004
  • We’ve always benchmarked with AHP; for us, it is the definitive benchmarking tool as we’re looking at different areas of improvement.”
    Randy_Varju
    Randy Varju, FAHP, CFRE
    President and Chief Development Officer
    Member Since  2008
  • Benchmarking confirms where you’re on the right track and where there are areas of greatest opportunity by providing meaningful data to justify changes in strategy”
    Deb Koski
    Deb Koski, CFRE
    Sr. Executive Director of Operations, Sanford Health Foundation
    Member Since  2004
  • AHP has helped me to establish a vital, open and trusting network of peers who’ve already provided outstanding advice.”
    JasonSmith
    Jason Smith
    Executive VP of Philanthropy, Bozeman Health Foundation
    Member Since  2014
  • In this age of healthcare reform, rapid care transformation, and accelerated system, hospital, and foundation consolidation, I see my involvement in AHP as being more valuable than ever.”
    James Quinn
    James Quinn
    Chief Development Officer, Morristown Medical Center Foundation
    Member Since  1989
  • Anyone who comes to Madison will leave with unbelievable knowledge, they'll leave with new friendships, they'll leave with renewed friendships and they'll also know where to turn when they need any answer to any question.”
    SharonJones
    Sharon A. Jones, FAHP, CFRE
    Chair, AHP University-based Programs
    Member Since  2005
  • The Partners Program provides an unique and unprecedented opportunity for AHP Affiliate members to help further the mission of the AHP to inspire, educate and serve healthcare fundraising professionals”
    BridgetMurphy
    Bridget A. Murphy, CFRE
    Chief Philanthropy Officer, VNA Health Group
    Member Since  1996
  • AHP is so very proud of its diverse, vibrant, committed and resourceful Affiliate membership. I have always been impressed with our AHP Affiliate Members for their commitment, professionalism and leadership in supporting our mission at AHP.”
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    Fred Najjar
    SVP, Philanthropy, Dignity Health
    Member Since  2011