What is MSHPM?

  • The Michigan Society for Healthcare Planning and Marketing (MSHPM) is a membership group for professionals and students who work or are interested in healthcare planning, marketing, communications or public relations.
  • MSHPM is the local affiliate of the American Hospital Association’s (www.aha.org) Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (www.shsmd.org)
  • MSHPM has existed as a member society since 1983 and was founded by 5 members working in the field.
  • For questions or more information about MSHPM, please contact mshpm2@gmail.com.

Our Mission Statement

MSHPM’s mission is to provide high quality educational opportunities and professional development opportunities for healthcare planning and marketing professionals and serve as a resource for other healthcare professionals throughout the state of Michigan. MSHPM is committed to add value to its members by providing resources, experiences and connections to improve your professional and networking goals.

MSHPM's Current Executive Officers

President 2022 Jennifer Dale Director of Development & Communications, Arbor Hospice
Vice President 2022 Jessica Springer Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist, Spectrum Health Lakeland
Treasurer 2022 Clark Ramsey Marketing & Business Development Manager, Scheurer Hospital
Secretary 2022 Larry Daly Director of Planning and Business Development, Covenant Health

MSHPM Committees 2021

  • Audit and Finance - Jessica Springer, Chairperson
  • Bylaws - John Fick, Chairperson
  • Communications and Membership - Leslie Ahmad and Katy Velten, Co-Chairpersons
  • MSHPM Programs - Jessica Springer, Chairperson
  • Student Activities - Elle Holes, Chairperson
  • Sponsorships - Larry Daly, Chairperson

Board Members at Large 2021

  • Holly Sullivan - SHSMD Liaison
  • Amanda Brackel-Willbee
  • Rachel Blizzard
  • John Gonda