Young Professional Associate | Resources

Being a member of AHRMM brings exclusive perks. AHRMM offers access to tools and resources you can use to develop skills in different areas of the healthcare supply chain, familiarize yourself with this rapidly growing sector, and build your reputation as a trusted and knowledgeable top performer.

As the American Hospital Association's professional membership group, AHRMM leverages a wide range of healthcare expertise and well-crafted strategy to provide resources that support new and innovative practices that improve health, enhance quality, and reduce costs in hospitals and health systems.

AHRMM Resources

AHA Resource Center

To be most successful as you take on new projects at your organization, having access to timely, high-quality information is key. AHRMM members receive four free hours of library research from professionals in the AHA Resource Center, which provides services to members with a need for information on hospital management, health policy, and many other health services-related topics.

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Digital Member Communications

Stay informed on the latest news, trends, and events in healthcare supply chain via weekly member-exclusive e-newsletters, the bi-monthly Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions magazine, and real-time social media updates. Delivered straight to your inbox, these digital communications bring you relevant content on the go. Follow AHRMM on Twitter for real-time alerts and Association updates.

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Knowledge Center

Browse more than 300 resources covering the full spectrum of topics in the healthcare supply chain in multiple formats. AHRMM’s Knowledge Center is the “go-to” source for information in the field, containing the latest case studies, white papers, articles, webcasts, podcasts, and reports, plus an extensive library of online courses, webinars, and on-demand recordings.

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Mastering healthcare supply chain terminology is the foundation of safe, quick, and effective communication for those in the field. Being fluent in complex terms, abbreviations, and phrases, allows you to understand other healthcare professionals and easily navigate through the system. To help you stay in-the-know, AHRMM's Lexicon offers a full glossary of definitions for terms used throughout the healthcare supply chain field.

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Attending the AHRMM Conference & Exhibition or obtaining your Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) designation can be key in helping you build the skills to advance in your career. AHRMM offers scholarship opportunities to attend our annual conference, as well as our certification exam to become a CMRP.

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Young Professional members must be 30 years old or younger. To join, please send a copy of an official document containing your birthdate (such as a driver’s license) to to confirm eligibility.

Membership Cost

$135 per 12-month period


From Our Members:

Darcy AafedtDarcy Aafedt, CMRP, FAHRMM, Cost Improvement Senior Manager, Banner Health, Chandler, AZ

AHRMM Member since 2006

"Membership in AHRMM and my local chapter AHMMA are big reasons I am in healthcare supply chain. When I joined, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to stay in healthcare supply chain. I joined to see what I could learn, and confirm whether healthcare supply chain was the right fit for me. Today I can say “yes, it is.” Without us and the supplies we manage, there would be no patient care. Every day, we are challenged to question and seek better ways to conduct our business in a manner that is right for our patients and our organization."


More Resources to Come...

We’re constantly working on expanding your membership benefits so come back often to check out new resources that have been added. If you have questions and are interested in joining AHRMM, please contact us at