Apply for Member Advancement

We strongly encourage our members to contribute to the health IT industry through presentations, publications and volunteer participation. Active HIMSS members are recognized for their dedication to our society and industry when they become a Senior or Fellow member. Advancement criteria is based on professional capability, experience, leadership and service. Senior and Fellow Members are leaders within HIMSS and the industry. Advanced Membership recognizes past contributions, but also comes with expectations for continuing participation and contribution.


Help us recognize our national members for your dedication to our society by applying for Senior Member or Fellow Status.

HIMSS Fellows and Senior Member Advancement Process & Application

On-line Application

Download PDF Application

In addition to the Application Form, please email us and attach these supporting documents:

  1. Current job description
  2. Organizational chart, with position circled
  3. Proof of highest degree, if applicable
  4. Proof of current certification credential, if applicable
  5. Letter of recommendation from current HIMSS Fellow (if applying for Fellow)
  6. Letter of recommendation from CxO (optional)

Send us your supporting documents via email.

HIMSS Member Advancement Program FAQ

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Maggie Van Vossen
Manager, Professional Development, Career Services