Support the Work of ACH!

It's because of generous supporters like you, that ACH can continue our mission to be the professional home for all those who are committed to improving communication and relationships in healthcare.  Your support of the Academy is vital for better communication, better relationships and better care. 

Your gift will help us:

  • Enhance patient experiences by cultivating and disseminating the base of evidence on effective communication.
  • Recruit, educate, and invigorate the next generation of members and users.
  • Grow our marketing to assure all who might benefit from our work know about us.
  • Enhance member diversity at many levels.
  • Improve our services in quality, variety, and volume.
  • Cultivate donors and sponsors who participate mainly financially because they share our passion and value the difference we make.

Choose the specific program you'd like to support:


Contributions to the Putnam Scholars Program further the work (and memory) of ACH co-founder, Samuel Morse Putnam.


Recipients who might not otherwise be able to attend ENRICH receive a scholarship that covers their tuition. Help provide financial support to those deserving candidates by donating to this fund.


Donate to this fund to support those who cannot otherwise afford to attend the Forum. Deserving candidates receive a scholarship that covers their registration.


Donate to this fund to support those who cannot otherwise afford to attend ICCH (when held in North America in odd years). Deserving candidates receive a scholarship that covers their registration.


Double the impact of your gift! Please check with your employer to see if your gift can be matched through a company matching gift program.

All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts to ACH are a gratifying way to recognize someone who has touched your life while advancing communication in healthcare. 


Show those closest to you the important role they play in your life by making a gift in their honor to support the education, research and practice of communications in healthcare. 



Create a memorial for a loved one, colleague or friend by making a gift to ACH. In memoriam gifts are a thoughtful way to express your sympathy and to perpetuate relationship-center healthcare and the mission of the Academy.


Celebrate life’s milestones –birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, retirements-  by making a donation to the Academy. Your honoree will appreciate the thoughtful gift in support of improving relationships and communication in healthcare.

Lifetime Giving Community Donors
Donation Amount Category Name
$500,000 and Above Founder’s Community
$200,000-$499,999 Chairman’s Community
$100,000-$199,999 President’s Community
$50,000-$99,999 Scholar’s Community

Advocate’s Community

  • Mary R. Morgan 

Sustainer’s Community

  • Richard Butler
  • Sergei S. Zlinkoff Fund for Med. Research & Education
  • Kenneth B. Schwartz Center

Mentor’s Community

  • Danka Putnam 
  • Ellie Putnam 
  • Hidden Brook Foundation

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