MEMBERSHIP TYPES

CERTIFIED MEMBER

Certified membership includes all certified Health Information Management (HIM) professionals. Certified members must maintain membership in CHIMA, must maintain continuing professional education (CPE) credits per CHIMA policy, and must uphold the CHIMA Code of Ethics.

AFFILIATE MEMBER

Affiliate membership includes any individual interested in health information management and/or the HIM profession. CHIMA welcomes affiliate member participation in contributing to the growth of the Association in support of health information management professionals and the health information management industry. 

  • This excludes any individual enrolled in, or graduated from a CCHIM accredited HIM program 
  • An Affliliate membership does not include, substitute, or replace the membership requirements for certified HIM professionals to maintain their individual certification with CHIMA/CCHIM

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STUDENT MEMBER

Student membership includes any individual currently enrolled in a CCHIM-accredited HIM program who is not yet a certified CHIMA member. 

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NOTE: New student member requests only. Inactive students, looking to renew their pre-existing student membership, are required to contact CHIMA directly at general@echima.ca

RETIRED MEMBER

A certified HIM professional that has officially retired and wishes to remain connected with the Association and College may apply for a Retired Membership. 

'Retired' means that you are no longer seeking gainful employment or employed in any capacity (HIM related or not) and are considered 'officially retired'. One cannot be a retired member while still employed or have plans to seek gainful employment in any capacity (Full-time, part-time, casual, HIM or non-HIM related field of work, consulting, contract work, etc.)



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For further information about membership please contact us through general@echima.ca and our Coordinator of Member Relations will be able to assist you further.