Interested in learning more about career paths in healthcare industrial engineering? Read about SHS members who have had successful careers using their industrial skills in healthcare.
Considering a career in healthcare? This section may answer some of your questions about working in the field.
Available to undergraduate students enrolled full time in any school in the United States and its territories, Canada and Mexico.
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This list includes institutions with healthcare related degrees, institutions with healthcare-related specifications, institutions with laboratories or centers focused on health systems and institutions with faculty who study health systems. To read the list, click here.
The competition is sponsored by FlexSim Software Products Inc.
Teams of a maximum of four IE students solve a "real-world" healthcare situational case study using FlexSim's simulation software. This case study is prepared by FlexSim. Student team members and their faculty advisor are not required to be members of IISE or SHS to enter the competition, but they will become SHS members if they are one of the three teams selected to compete at the finals courtesy of FlexSim. The finalists must be able to attend the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, March 1-3, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.
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Society for Health Systems Graduate Student Paper Competition
The Society for Health Systems (SHS) is pleased to announce the 2016 Graduate Student Paper Competition!
The winning submission will receive a cash award, complimentary conference registration and the opportunity to present your project at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, held Feb. 17-19, 2016, in Houston, Texas.
The submission deadline has been extended to Jan. 8, 2016. Paper submissions can include multiple student authors and should describe applied projects, research results, case studies, class projects or other work efforts in which industrial engineering skills were applied to a problem arising in healthcare systems engineering. The first author on the paper must be a student. Submitting student must be an SHS member. Judging criteria are based on originality, technical merit, relevance, organization and quality of the paper.
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Students, are you looking for a way to get involved?
The Society for Health Systems is seeking two student members to join the Education Committee. The Education Committee's focus is on promoting, highlighting, and educating members on the vital role of industrial and systems engineers in healthcare.
We do this through understanding our member's needs and seeking industry leaders to share their knowledge with our membership network of students, young professionals, mid-careerist, and experienced professionals.
Committee members meet online monthly to plan and deliver these educational offerings including webinars, podcasts, conference sessions and regional networking events.
If you would like to get involved in shaping your profession, networking with experienced professionals, and building your resume please contact Education Committee Chair Jarvis Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest to join the SHS Education Committee.
Professional Members, do you want to get involved with SHS? Join a committee!
Are you interested in joining a SHS committee? Looking to expand your network and volunteer experience? The committees have set their goals for the year and are looking for help achieving them. SHS is a member-led organization. We look forward to working with you!
If you are interested, please reach out to the committee via the emails below, even if you're just curious about how you can fit in to the SHS organization!