Volunteer with AHIMA’s Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) from AHIMA on Vimeo.
The CEE was created to enhance the health information management (HIM) profession, plan for its future through education, and provide HIM professionals with a way to get involved in the process.
Improve and adapt the education strategy for health information and related professions, focused on future opportunities and challenges. Responsible for fostering support and adoption of new initiatives and improvements to curriculum, credentials, academic programs and resources. Focus on the changing needs of the students and working professionals and consider innovative ways of providing world class education in HIM.
2020 CEE Council Members
Keith L. Olenik, MA, RHIA, CHP
Scott Sittig, PhD, MHI, RHIA
Norbert Belz, PhD, RHIA
Lisa Delhomme, MHA, RHIA
Jeanna Freeman, PhD, MBA, RHIA
Debbie Hamada, Ed.D., MA, RHIA
Christina Manley, M.A.Ed., RHIT
Elaine O’Bleness, MBA, RHIA, CDIP, CHP, CRCR
Laurie Rinehart-Thompson, JD, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA
Dasantila Sherifi, PhD, MBA, RHIA
Lynn Ward, Ed.D, RHIA, CPHIMS
For information about the process for volunteering on a CEE Workgroup please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Framework Workgroup
Establish for the profession and the workforce the entry-level academic preparation requirement.
Assembly on Education Program Workgroup
Plans and designs educational programming for the Assembly on Education Symposium.
Graduate Resource Alliance
Focuses on the academic needs of graduate level programming.
Professional Certificate Approval Program (PCAP) Review Team
Evaluate coding certificate program application materials.
Professional Development Workgroup
Informs AHIMA’s workforce development strategy.
Student Advisory Workgroup
Serves as a focus group with AHIMA’s leaders, members and staff, and help to staff various roles at the AHIMA Annual Conference.