2022 All-Member Conference

November 14-16, 2022 | Westin Chicago River North | Chicago

About the event

In a pivotal year, the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) 2022 All-Member Conference will bring together leaders from across the 130+ US hospitals, health systems, and educational institutions that comprise our three premier membership programs: 


US Cooperative for International Patient Programs (USCIPP)

Leadership Excellence Networks (LENS)

National Council on Administrative Fellowships (NCAF) 

Target Audience and Stakeholders

As our annual members’ conference, the event is expected to attract over 300 healthcare professionals from across the spectrum of NCHL’s mission and work.


Our 2022 event is combination of what were previously two separate conferences in years past. For reference, click here to view a combined list of the titles and organizations of all participants in NCHL’s 2019 member conferences. We expect a similar set of attendees at our 2022 All-Member Conference, including: 

  • Hospital and healthcare system senior executives
  • Industry influencers and partners
  • and…

Professionals working in international hospital partnerships and collaborations, senior leaders of international patient programs, telemedicine departmental directors, international medical directors, and leaders of cross-border business initiatives at US hospitals and health systems

Healthcare leadership and organizational development leaders, including chief human resources officers; heads of talent management and acquisition; chief nursing officers; chief wellness officers; chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officers; vice presidents of learning and organizational development, etc.


Graduate health management education academicians, faculty, program alumni, early careerists, and fellows


The event will feature rich content that is curated to thematically focus on the three primary domains of NCHL’s work.

Venue - Westin Chicago River North

This year’s event, including an evening welcome reception, networking lounge, and engaged learning opportunities, will be hosted at the Westin River North, starting the afternoon of Monday, November 14, through Wednesday, November 16, in downtown Chicago.

Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunities

The event will include exhibiting opportunities, visibility through one-of-a-kind brand activation opportunities, peer-to-peer networking, collaboration, and topical discussions between colleagues. We have designed these event sponsorship packages in a way that maximizes your organization’s exposure and influence on healthcare leaders across the United States while allowing you to continue supporting the valuable and impactful work of our organization. Sponsorship packages range from $1,000 to $20,000, and many are exclusive opportunities. We expect the exhibiting hall to sell out, as we have a limited number of tables available. Please review the full sponsorship prospectus and benefits linked below.  

Space is limited, become a sponsor today! For more information, please contact jfowler@nchl.org.

Conference Registration

General registration for this event will open in late June 2022.

Please note: Members of certain NCHL programs (LENS, USCIPP, GEHM and Corporate) receive a certain number of complimentary ticket registrations. Instructions for redeeming those tickets will come from each NCHL program in June. Please review your 2022 Member Benefits prospectus or contact your program manager if you are unclear on how many complimentary registrations your organization receives.

Conference Registration Fees

Room Block Reservations

A special room block has been held for conference attendees. Nightly rates are available for $249+ tax. Reserve your room now. 


Alternatively, guests may call to make reservations through the Central Reservations Department at (888) 627-8359. Please reference your group block (National Center for Healthcare Leadership Conference).

Abstract and Speaking Opportunities

As of May 23, 2022, NCHL is no longer accepting abstracts and speaker submissions for the 2022 event. Please check back in early-spring 2023. 

NCHL is looking for rich content focusing on the three primary domains of our work:

  • Healthcare leadership and organizational development
    • Talent management, metrics and analytics, and growth
    • Pay equity
    • Women in healthcare leadership
    • Organizational culture
    • Cultural competency
    • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Inclusivity
  • International healthcare collaborations and research, international patient programs, and other cross-border business initiatives
    • International program operations at US hospitals
    • Cross-border healthcare collaborations
    • International telemedicine and remote second opinion services
    • Cultural competency, especially as it relates to 1) caring for a multilingual and multicultural patient population OR 2) effectively working with international, multilingual, and multicultural teams and business partners
    • International market development and expansion
  • Healthcare workforce and pipeline development through administrative fellowship programs and graduate health management programs

• Contact information
• Applicable conference sub-themes
• Session title
• Abstract (250 words or fewer)
• Session learning objectives
• Number of speakers and speaker information/bios
• DE&I implications

A discounted registration will be provided to all confirmed conference speakers. Selected presenters will be responsible for all travel-related expenses. If selected, all speakers are expected to register for the conference.

Submitters will be notified of their acceptance no later than, Wednesday, July 6, 2022.