CSI Laboratories is proud to announce that Director of Surgical Pathology, Steve A. Kargas, MD, PhD, MBA, FACHE, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. The FACHE credential signifies board certification in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.
“The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted by a professional organization critically important,” says Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, president/CEO of ACHE. “By becoming an ACHE Fellow and earning the distinction of board certification from ACHE, healthcare leaders demonstrate a commitment to excellence in serving their patients and the community.” Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. This distinction is reserved for an elite class of healthcare professionals as there are just over 9,150 healthcare executives who hold this certification. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education hours, demonstrating professional/community involvement and passing a comprehensive examination. Fellows also are committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years.
About the American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives(ACHE) is an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE’s mission is to advance its members and healthcare management excellence.