Latest News from The Center for Health Design

Submit Your Presentation Proposals for Healthcare Design Expo & Conference Today!

Do you want to be a part of the faculty at this year’s Healthcare Design Expo & Conference?  The call for presentations for both educational sessions and roundtable discussions is fast approaching.


Deadline is Friday, January 29, 2016, 5:00 pm PST

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference
November 12-15, 2016
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX

Last Chance to Take Advantage of the EDAC Exam Risk Free* Offer -Ends January 31, 2016 

Open doors, improve communication and inspire collaboration – the EDAC credential can help you do all this while make life-changing improvements in healthcare outcomes in environments around the world. Becoming EDAC certified shows clients, employers and colleagues that you know how to use credible research data to implement an evidence-based design process.

It’s easy to take advantage of this EDAC Exam Risk Free Offer:

If you don’t pass, retake the exam once at no charge.

*This offer is for new EDAC exam registrants only. Certification must be completed within one year of registration. Free retake applies only to the second exam. Questions? Contact Shannon Roecklein at


San Francisco -Save the Date and Join Us for a Health Design Insights Networking Event February 24, 2016

4:30 – 7:30 pm
(doors open at 4:00 pm)
San Francisco AIA Office
130 Sutter Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA

Come meet and connect with CHD Affiliate members and the regional healthcare design community for “Innovations in Healthcare Design” – informal, energetic, creative, short format presentations, (worth one EDAC/AIA credit) at 4:30 p.m., followed by cocktails andhors d’oeuvres.

This event is FREE to CHD Affiliate Members, Thought Leaders, and Thought Leader Guests.  Non-members can attend for a $40 donation. More details on the speakers and presentations coming soon!

Register Now


Clinic Design Post-Occupancy Evaluation Toolkit

Created with funding support from the California Healthcare Foundation, this five part tool provides a way to gather crucial evaluations and feedback needed to fine-tune, adapt and improve the ambulatory care built environment.

Enjoy this free Insights and Solutions resource here.

We invite you to stop searching and start solving by becoming an Affiliate + member. Take a look at the topic-focused, solution-driven toolboxes available to Affilate+ members, in these four examples, a case study, an expert interivew, a lessons-learned summary and a deep dive issue brief. Special membership offer ends soon – join as an Affiliate+ member by February 17, 2016 and save 15%!



The Center for Health Design is a nonprofit 501c(3) organization whose mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy.

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