Membership

To join the Tennessee Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations, fill out the membership application and mail today!

Active Membership - Open to all public relations and marketing professionals who are employed at institutions affiliated with THA and supportive businesses and services; includes personal membership in the THA.

  • One year TSHMPR membership - $60.00
  • Student Membership - $30.00

SEND TO:
THA Accounting Department
Attn: TSHMPR
5201 Virginia Way
Brentwood, TN  37027

TSHMPR’s comprehensive range of benefits include:

  • Networking with other professionals.
  • The annual conference, which provides educational programs, membership meeting and networking.
  • The annual Prism Awards honoring achievements in marketing and public relations in hospitals and related groups. These not only include publications, audiovisuals and advertising, but also total marketing and public relations programs. Judging is based on planning, execution, efficiency and results. The awards are presented during the society's annual meeting.
  • In conjunction with the Prism Awards, the society may make three special presentations.
    • The Ira M. Lane Jr. Communicator of the Year Awards recognizes a non-member from outside the profession who has made a significant contribution toward the dissemination of healthcare information and issues.
    • The Lamar Jackson Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to a TSHMPR member who has made significant contributions to the society over a sustained period.
    • The President's Award is awarded as merited to a TSHMPR member who has made significant contributions during the current president's tenure.
  • TSHMPR sponsors professional development workshops in cooperation with THA.
  • The THA health science library open to TSHMPR members provides associates with a comprehensive grouping of marketing and public relations manuals, handbooks and related anthologies.