Members

Sr. Jane Marie Klein on Why Franciscan Alliance is Joining CHCLA as the First Hospital System Member

The Catholic Health Care Leadership Alliance (CHCLA) is an organization committed to advancing Christ-centered Catholic health care. As an interdisciplinary coalition comprised of experts from the fields of law, medicine, and ethics, the CHCLA offers a unique approach to health care reform and unique benefits for members.

Our coalition is open to new members who are aligned with the CHCLA’s mission.

Who Can Join?

Membership is open to Catholic individuals and Catholic organizations in the health care profession, including Catholic health systems, hospitals, clinics, facilities, or medical organizations.  Membership is also available to any allied organizations that are aligned with the mission and vision of the organization, which may include the fields or areas of academia, law, business, insurance, and advocacy.  If you fit this description and are interested in becoming a member, you may join here. CHCLA is an alliance of the following founding organizations and we encourage you to become a member of any of the organizations below that apply to your needs and interests.

Benefits of Membership

  • Providing mutual support and being a part of an active community of like-minded individuals who share a common goal of protecting and advancing Catholic Health Care, and of protecting conscience rights and religious freedom in Catholic Health Care.
  • Being a recognized leader in advancing Catholic Health Care through the initiatives of the CHCLA.
  • Being a part of a larger voice for Catholic Health Care, a voice that represents all Catholic health care providers, through legislative and policy efforts at the highest levels of federal, state, and local government through national advocacy.
  • Having an active leadership role and voice in the strategy of Catholic Health Care in the United States and abroad, and the trajectory of the CHCLA.
  • Having access to a broad network of professionals in various areas related to health care, including medicine, law, business, academia, insurance, advocacy, and various experts on specific health care topics.
  • Having access to educational material, papers, reports and academic insights on Catholic health care, ministry, Catholic identity and the health care delivery system, through courses, podcasts, publications, and both live and remote events.
  • Having access to advocacy and legislative initiatives, and receiving updates on legislation, pending and anticipated lawsuits, and the impact on Catholic Health Care.
  • Having access to regular newsletters updating on the initiatives of CHCLA and cutting-edge information on issues impacting Catholic health care.
  • Having access to regular conference calls and video meetings regarding CHCLA initiatives and issues of importance to CHCLA members.
  • Spiritual and moral formation and guidance on ministry renewal and evangelization

Membership Types

Allied Members:

Individual Catholic Health Care Professional ($25.00 annually)
For Individual Catholic Health Care Professionals who are practicing Catholics and are actively practicing in the field of health care, such as physicians, nurses, or  other allied health care professionals..

Individual Catholic Health Care Administrator ($25.00 annually)
For Individual Catholic Health Care Administrators who are practicing Catholics and are involved in administration at any health care facility or system.

Retired Individual Catholic Health Care Professional or Administrator ($10.00 annually)
For Retired Individual Catholic Health Care Professionals or Administrators who are practicing Catholics and are no longer practicing in the field of health care. It may include retired physicians, nurses, allied health care professionals, or administrators.

Individual Catholic Health Care Student ($10.00 annually)
For Individual Catholic Health Care Students in a pre-medical program, medical school, or residency program who are practicing Catholics.

Catholic Health Care Practice Group ($100.00 annually)
For Catholic Health Care Practice Groups of 2 to 20 employees whose practice is in compliance with the Ethical and Religious Directives and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Catholic Health Care Organization (Contact us for additional information)
For Catholic Health Care Organizations including any individual hospital, clinic, laboratory, research group, nursing home, or other health care related entity, who agrees to comply with the Ethical and Religious Directives and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Catholic Health Care Systems (Contact us for additional information)
For Catholic Health Care Systems including any organization comprised of multiple health care facilities who collectively agree to comply with the Ethical and Religious Directives and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Affiliate Members:

Non-Profit Organizations (Contact us for additional information)
For Non-Profit Organizations that are supportive of the mission of CHCLA and desire to partner with the work of CHCLA.