Affiliated Societies


GHA hosts 12 affiliated societies (listed below) that promote and enhance the practice of a given profession in a health care setting. Spanning several health care disciplines, GHA affiliated societies provide a forum for members to exchange information on current practices and to explore the impact of health care issues on their professions. 

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Society Sponsorships

Each GHA-affiliated society has its own sponsorship program. These programs helps support educational expenses incurred to host a conference. For information on the sponsorship program, please contact Kati Hyland.

GHA reserves the right to limit the number of companies that may sponsor a particular event for a particular society. Please note that Society Sponsorships are separate and independent of GHA's Sponsorship Program.

The Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys (GAHA) was established in 1975 to maintain, as an integral group, members of the State Bar of Georgia who are legal advisors in the health care field. The Academy Objectives are to provide a forum for continuing education to examine health care issues and their impact on hospitals, health systems and organizations. Learn more.

The purpose of the Georgia Society for Healthcare Chaplains (GSHC) is to enhance the role and ministries of chaplains. Learn more.

The purpose of the Georgia Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (GSHHRA) is to continually provide opportunities to raise the levels of knowledge and standards in the field of health care human resources. Learn more.

The purpose of the Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management (GSHMM) is to provide opportunities to share strategies and outcomes among other purchasing and materials management professionals from other organizations. Learn more.

The Georgia Society for Managed Care (GSMC) was founded in 1995 to enhance and support networking and educational opportunities for managed care professionals statewide. Learn more.