Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Selects SmithBucklin for Full-Service Management

WASHINGTON D.C. — Jan. 8, 2015 — The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) has selected SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, to provide full-service association management. On Jan. 5, the Alliance’s headquarters moved from Bethesda, Md., to 2025 M St. NW, Ste. 800, Washington, D.C. 20036.


Founded in 1975, the Alliance is dedicated to accelerating excellence in healthcare performance through quality education, innovation, advocacy and collaboration. The Alliance strives to enhance a multidisciplinary approach, applying the best evidence in healthcare science that optimizes knowledge transfer to clinical patient care. Alliance members are focused on the education of all healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and all other allied health professionals. Alliance member sections include academic medical colleges, hospitals and health systems, medical specialty societies, medical education companies, state medical societies, federal government entities, and pharmaceutical and device manufacturers.


“We are highly confident that our partnership with SmithBucklin will achieve the desired outcomes of strong operations and increased member engagement and value, and together we will work to fulfill the Alliance’s strategic objectives,” said Destry Sulkes, the Alliance’s president. “We are particularly excited about SmithBucklin’s long history of supporting other nonprofit healthcare organizations, which is a testament to its operational abilities.”


“We are excited by this opportunity to serve such a prestigious and important organization as the Alliance,” said David Schmahl, executive vice president and chief executive, Healthcare + Scientific Industry Practice. “We take measured pride in the Alliance’s confidence in us, and we are confident that our collaboration will help the Alliance achieve its stated objective.”


SmithBucklin is the only association management company with dedicated industry practices. The company’s Healthcare + Scientific Industry Practice supports the missions and objectives of 33 full-service healthcare and scientific organizations serving a broad spectrum of physician, nursing, dental, clinical research, academic and multidisciplinary groups. SmithBucklin offers these client organizations access to a team of professionals with unmatched healthcare association expertise and specific knowledge of the issues, challenges and actions distinctive to the changing healthcare environment.

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About SmithBucklin

SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. Our mission is to achieve the missions of the client organizations we serve. SmithBucklin serves trade associations, professional societies, technology communities, charitable organizations, and corporations. Founded in 1949, SmithBucklin has offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis, and San Ramon, Calif. The company is 100 percent employee-owned. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-539-9740.