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  • Description This presentation will guide participants step by step through the design process of a Psychiatric Unit and psychiatric safe Holding Rooms in an Emergency Department. With the patient experience at the forefront, and supported by data analytics, ...

  • Dear fellow colleagues and friends, This year at the AIA AAH Update and Reception during the Healthcare Design Conference (HCD), we are having a very special celebration of milestone anniversaries with three of our long-time collaborative partners. It ...

  • Description Creativity in healthcare design is the result of the intersection of at least four factors: the creativity of the designer, the characteristics of a project, the process used by the design team, and the support of the client. This presentation ...

  • Description The new Jiahui International Hospital is one of Shanghai's first private hospitals focused on delivering efficient, comprehensive and patient-focused healthcare. Jiahui International Hospital is a privately owned, international-standard, ...

  • Hi Garrett, For you and anyone else who is interested, a PDF version of this presentation is available here . Best, Isabella ------------------------------ Isabella Rosse Manager, Knowledge Communities The American Institute of Architects Washington ...

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  • Academy Journal 20th Edition

    This edition of the Academy Journal includes two articles that support the enhancement of the built environment for health care. As the official publication of the Academy, the Journal publishes articles of particular interest to AIA members and the public involved in the fields of health care architecture, planning, design, research, and construction.
  • Accepting applications: AAH & AAH Foundation Fellowships

    The Academy and the AAH Foundation are currently offering the following fellowship opportunities for graduate students and emerging professionals seeking licensure:

    - Arthur N. Tuttle Jr. Graduate Fellowship in Health Facility Planning and Design
    - J Armand Burgun Fellowship, Griffin/McKahan/Zilm (GMZ) Graduate Fellowship in Health Facility Planning & Design
    - George J. Mann, AIA Travel Prize

    The goal is to increase their awareness of the needs and nature of healthcare facilities. Applications are due by February 8, 2019.

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  • As I reflect on all that has been accomplished in 2018, I want to thank the AAH Board and Committee members and the AIA staff for their dedication, hard work and tireless efforts throughout the year. I introduced 2018 with a goal to ensure strategy is ...

  • The AIA AAH STERIS Student Design Charrette is a 48-hour design charrette performed annually at the Healthcare Design Conference (HCD). This Academy for Architecture for Health (AAH) program has been running consecutively for the last 30 years. The mission ...

  • "Learning never exhausts the mind." ~ Leonardo da Vinci As is the tradition each July, the Academy of Architecture for Health and American College of Healthcare Architects hold the annual Summer Leadership Summit (SLS). A venue created for learning, ...

  • Our 2018 Summer Leadership Summit (SLS) Next Generation Scholars provided the Academy with a write up on their experiences of being a scholar and attending the SLS conference for the first time. By Caitlin Cashner, AIA | Payette I wrote in ...

  • In my travels, I meet many people who are deeply familiar with The Center for Health Design, and many others who have not yet heard of us. And very often, in the mix, are those who may have heard of us, but aren’t quite sure what we do. In this guest ...