General Info

The annual Catholic Health Assembly is the premier gathering of Catholic health care leaders in the United States. This two-and-one-half day convention brings leaders from across the ministry together for learning, networking, celebration and renewal. Keynote speakers feature prominent voices from health care, academia, media, public policy and philanthropy.

Affinity Meetings

Does your leadership team, board or other group need to meet while at the assembly? Make the most of your time together by scheduling a private event. To reserve space, simple complete the Affinity Request Form. For more information, please contact Dee Walsh or call (314) 253-3439.

Suggested Dress

CHA encourages "business casual" attire during the assembly.

Special Needs

The JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes is accessible to persons with special needs. CHA will assist individuals with lodging, meals and programming, if the request is received in advance. On the registration form, please check the appropriate box for a CHA staff member to contact you.

Continuing Education

CHA will provide all participants with a Certificate of Attendance indicating program contact hours upon submission of a Record of Attendance.

Immediately following the close of Assembly, all participants will receive an email with a link to the program evaluation survey and the Record of Attendance form. To receive an individualized Certificate of Attendance, attendees must complete and submit the Record of Attendance form to CHA.

As permitted by their professional organizations, participants may submit the Certificate of Attendance to self-report continuing education contact hours.

Executives: American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) members may self-report using the contact hours information provided on their CHA Certificate of Attendance. To self-report, log in as a member on the ACHE site (; use the link on the left-hand side to self-report applicable contact hours for CEU credit.

NACC Board Certified Chaplains: National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) board certified chaplain members may self-report their continuing education hours (CEH’s) using the contact hours information provided on their CHA Certificate of Attendance.

For more information please contact Danette Thompson, (314) 253-3408.


During the assembly, you may be photographed and/or recorded by CHA staff or its designated contractors. By your attendance or participation at the assembly, or affinity event, you agree that CHA may photograph, copy, record and/or distribute in any such form your participation and involvement in any assembly session, activity or event. No persons or organizations other than CHA or its designated contractors may photograph or record any portion of the assembly without prior written permission of CHA. CHA reserves the right to change speakers or to modify program content.

CHA will provide an assembly registrant list to "Friends of the Assembly" sponsoring organizations. The generous support from these sponsors helps keep the registration fees low for CHA-member attendees. CHA will share only registrant names, mailing addresses and email addresses (as indicated on the registration forms). Sponsors agree to use the registrant list only once.