Connect. Inspire. Lead.
The nation’s only essential conference

June 22-25
VITAL 2021

Register Now

Registration for VITAL2021 is now open! Register today to demonstrate your commitment to the mission of essential hospitals. Add your voice to the conversation that shapes your organization’s continued success.

Your registration also includes key opportunities to connect with colleagues and hear about member innovations in networking events throughout the meeting, as well as on-demand access to all education sessions for one year after the event.

Attendees that register by May 15 will receive a specially curated attendee registration pack filled with items, tools, and resources designed to enhance your productivity and boost your VITAL2021 attendee experience!


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Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellations must be postmarked, faxed, or emailed to America’s Essential Hospitals by May 3 for a full refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received or postmarked after May 28.

Registrations are transferable among individuals from the same organization at no additional charge through May 28. A $150 processing fee will apply for any transfer requests received after May 28. Complimentary registrations are nontransferable.

All deadlines are through midnight Eastern Time of the specified date.

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Continuing Education

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

America’s Essential Hospitals is authorized to award preapproved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for VITAL2021 toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. To apply continuing education hours toward ACHE Qualified Education credit, attendees should indicate their participation in VITAL2021 when applying to the American College of Healthcare Executives. A uniform certificate of attendance will be available within our online conference platform and can also be obtained by contacting We encourage you to use the uniform certificate of attendance to calculate your total number of earned continuing education units (CEUs) and submit to ACHE.

Contact us at

America’s Essential Hospitals
401 Ninth St. NW, Suite 900,
Washington, DC 20004