ACHS Virtual Employer Summit Shaping the Future of Wellness Workforce

Portland, OR—August 25, 2023 —The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is excited to announce the 2023 Annual Employer Summit—this annual event is designed to bring together Holistic Health and Wellness employers, practitioners, and educators for a virtual gathering. The Employer Summit provides a platform for employers and industry experts to share insights into current industry trends and needs with ACHS faculty and program deans. Customized to facilitate dialogue, the summit provides a forum for industry leaders to delve into the specific skills employers are needing from new graduates within their respective fields of study, encompassing areas like herbal medicine, integrative health, nutrition, aromatherapy, and more.


The summit is scheduled for October 19, 2023, from 2 pm to 4 pm PDT via Zoom, and promises insightful dialogue, expert perspectives, and networking opportunities that can redefine the way we prepare graduates for a successful career in health and wellness fields.


The summit’s agenda will feature esteemed participants who will provide valuable insights into the qualities sought after in fields such as herbalism, holistic nutrition, aromatherapy, and integrative health sciences. By collaboratively identifying these essential traits, employers and educators can contribute to the growth and progress of the holistic health sector.


“At ACHS, we are dedicated to advancing the fields of holistic health and wellness through education, collaboration, and dialogue,” said Dr. Tiffany Rodriguez, Chief Academic Officer of ACHS. “The annual ACHS Employer Summit serves as a powerful opportunity for employers, practitioners, and educators to come together and share industry trends. This information is then used to inform curriculum and the student experience to better prepare ACHS graduates to meet the needs of the evolving holistic wellness landscape.”


Employers, wellness organizations, and stakeholders with current or future needs for wellness professionals are encouraged to participate in this landmark event. Registration is now open and attendees are encouraged to secure their spots early through Eventbrite:


For those unable to attend the live summit, ACHS welcomes contributions through their Employer Survey, an online platform for sharing valuable insights and perspectives.


Participants can expect notable benefits from attending the summit, including a social media spotlight on their organization’s commitment to the wellness industry and a digital badge certifying their participation and contribution to shaping employer standards.


ACHS invites all interested parties to join in this immersive experience and encourages attendees to share this invitation with colleagues and peers who can contribute to shaping the future of integrative health and wellness.


About ACHS:

The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), located in Portland, Oregon, is an accredited college specializing in online holistic health education. Founded in 1978, ACHS offers a range of certificate, diploma, and degree programs in complementary alternative medicine disciplines. ACHS is dedicated to providing exceptional online education based on evidence-based research, with an emphasis on sustainability and global stewardship.


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