The conference for
essential hospital leaders.

June 14-16 | CHICAGO


Registration for VITAL2023 is now open! Register today to demonstrate your commitment to the mission of essential hospitals. Add your voice to the conversation that shapes your organization’s continued success.

Registration also includes key opportunities to connect with colleagues and hear about member innovations in networking events throughout the meeting.



Full Association Members


Government and Nonprofit



VITAL2023 Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellations must be emailed to by April 28 for a full refund. Cancellations made between April 28 and May 19 will be granted, less a $150 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after May 19.

Registrations are transferable among individuals from the same organization at no additional charge through May 19. A $150 processing fee will apply for any transfer requests received after May 19. Complimentary registrations are nontransferable.

All deadlines are through 11:59 pm ET of the specified date.

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Credits

America’s Essential Hospitals is authorized to award preapproved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for VITAL2023 toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. To apply continuing education hours toward ACHE Qualified Education credit, attendees should indicate their participation in VITAL2023 when applying to the American College of Healthcare Executives. A uniform certificate of attendance will be available on our mobile app and can be obtained by contacting We encourage you to use the uniform certificate of attendance to calculate your total number of earned continuing education units and submit to ACHE.

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Contact us at

America’s Essential Hospitals
401 Ninth St. NW, Suite 900,
Washington, DC 20004