Now Accepting Applications

Managing Ambulatory Health Care I: Introductory Course for Clinicians in Health Centers (MAHC 1)

June 22 – 25, 2020 | Washington, DC
Early bird rates end June 8!

Approved for up to 21.75 AAFP-certified CME credits

Attention all health center clinicians:

Applications are now being accepted for MAHC 1 – DC! Join NACHC, peers and industry experts for this intensive four-day course.  Learn approaches to clinical leadership that generate tangible results and support the move to value-based care. MAHC 1 participants can also earn up to 21.75 continuing education credits (certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)).

This four-day course goes beyond the basics of being a new clinical director in a Federally Qualified Community Health Centers (FQHC). MAHC 1 focuses on skills that are essential to today’s health center environment. You will learn specific management skills that can help address the increasing need to generate tangible results which support the move to value-based care including:

  • Financial Management
  • The Enhanced Role of the Clinical Director (Medical, Nursing, Dental, Behavioral Health, etc. )
  • Clinical Operations
  • Productivity Management
  • Performance Compensation

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Read income statements and balance sheets to improve their ability to participate in financial decisions at the health center.
  • Develop an understanding of how to improve a number of common operational issues faced by community health centers.
  • Develop an awareness of the political environment of health centers; learn crucial strategies to develop their leadership role within their community.

Learn more.

Pricing Information
Early bird rate by June 8, 2020: $2,250
Regular rate after June 8, 2020: $2,450

Program Fees
Payment will be collected once notified of acceptance into the program.

*To ensure the group size is conducive to fostering meaningful connections and full participation, all MAHC courses are limited to 50 participants. Reserve your place early and save on registration rates!

Hotel Information
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 483-3000
Room Rate: $249

For additional information, contact Pamela Ferguson at

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 97 percent financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit

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