HIMSS North America Committees

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HIMSS North America Committees

Get Involved with HIMSS North America Committees!

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Shape the future of health IT

The Annual Call for Committee Volunteers is open from January 18 to March 14, 2016. Service on a HIMSS North America Committee, focused on specific constituencies and key industry topics within health IT, is an excellent opportunity for professional development, networking and active engagement.

Committee Member Eligibility

Find out what eligibility entails and determine if you meet the requirements to apply for a position on a HIMSS Committee.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible to serve as a committee member, an applicant must have belonged to HIMSS for more than the past 12 consecutive months from the date nominations open. Applicants cannot be currently serving in a leadership position (ex: Committee Chair or HNA Board of Directors), nor hold a current committee appointment within the Society. Ineligible member types: Chapter only and Online only.

Can I check if I am eligible?

To check your membership status and history, log in to your account at www.himss.org and your member-since date will be shown in the Member Summary section of the Dashboard tab.

Are there eligibility requirements for all volunteer opportunities?

All volunteers must be HIMSS members. However, the membership length requirement is only for committee members. All members are eligible to participate in workgroups, taskforces, roundtables and communities. Additional information on these opportunities is included in the Committee, Task Force & Work Group Policies (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about HIMSS Committee commitments? Looking for other ways to get involved with HIMSS? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Committees at HIMSS

Discover a committee tailored to your expertise by browsing the associated topic areas.

Annual Conference

Annual Conference Education

Business Solutions

Clinical & Business Intelligence

Health Business Solutions

HIT User Experience

Certification and Live Offerings

ConCert by HIMSS™

Professional Certification

Professional Development

Clinician and Nursing

Nursing Informatics



Future of Health IT

Connected Health


Interoperability & Health Information Exchange

Regulations and Policy

Privacy & Security

Public Policy

Quality, Cost and Safety

The HIMSS North America Annual Call for Committee Volunteers is open January 18 – March 14, 2016

By applying to be a committee volunteer, you can play an instrumental part in the transformation and advancement of Health IT. Committee volunteers help to execute the strategic initiatives of HIMSS, while benefitting from professional development opportunities.

To learn more about how you can contribute to one of our committees please contact Carrie Subelsky. Leaders who have maintained active membership for at least the past 12 consecutive months and are not currently serving in another leadership position are highly encouraged to submit an application and make an impact today!

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HIMSS volunteers share a vision to improve health through the best use of IT. Through robust engagement with more than 7,000 fabulous volunteers involved in our Committees, Task Forces, Roundtables, Chapters, and Work Groups, HIMSS educates and equips all stakeholders for their role in positively transforming the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health and healthcare.
Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS, Executive Vice-President

Policy and Structure

HIMSS FY16 Committee Structure (PDF)
Committee, Task Force, & Work Group Policies (PDF)