Membership in the New England Society for Health Care Communications provides you with opportunities to share your professional skills and expertise, network with colleagues, and learn with fellow healthcare communications professionals.  The professional support and interaction you enjoy as a NESHCo member helps you achieve the highest level of performance in public relations and marketing, advancing your professional goals as well as those of your organization.

From senior executives with perspective and experience to young enthusiastic communicators on the upswing of their careers, NESHCo members collectively have a wealth of experience in advertising, market research, public relations, legislative advocacy, community relations, crisis management, social media and current technology.

Membership in NESHCo is open to marketing, communications, and public relations professionals working for healthcare institutions, agencies, and other organizations with an interest in health care from all of the New England states.

Become a NESHCo member for only $175 per year and join hundreds of healthcare marketing and communication professionals who are advancing their skills and careers.

Additionally, we offer an affiliate membership for those in the New York area for $125 per year. This membership includes all the benefits of a NESHCo membership except entering the Lamplighter Awards competition. The affiliate membership is only available to members working in New York state. Become an affiliate member here.

The healthcare environment is becoming more complex, yet budgets for professional development and education are shrinking. That’s why it’s more important than ever to join NESHCo.

Why should you join NESHCo?

  • Get recognized for the excellent work you do through NESHCo’s Lamplighter Awards, Evans Houghton Memorial Award and the Rosabelle M. Tifft Student Grant.
  • Discover how other hospitals and healthcare organizations are making the most of shrinking budgets.
  • Connect with resources and outside vendors for your hospital-specific projects.
  • Learn about healthcare-specific opportunities and concerns regarding social media.
  • Take advantage of discounted pricing for the annual Spring Conference — it’s the largest healthcare communications event in the region, located at a different venue each year. Revitalize your creativity and update your skills while having fun networking, learning and expanding your resources.
  • Gain FREE access to monthly webinars specific to the healthcare industry.
  • Pick the brains of colleagues and peers through the members-only e-list.
  • Receive monthly “Hot Tips” delivered to your email box.
  • Access NESHCo’s job bank — whether you’re looking to hire someone or find a new challenge for yourself.
  • Access valuable resources in the members-only section at

We are a friendly group and we invite you to join NESHCo today! Become a NESHCo member now. $175 per year. Discounts available for multiple members from the same organization. Contact us for the discount code when registering.

* NESHCo memberships are for individuals, not companies; if you change positions, your membership travels with you.