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Who We Are

We Are Communicators

Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society (CHPRMS) provides resources to our members who work in the ever-changing and dynamic healthcare industry. CHPRMS members throughout the Carolinas support a variety of organizations – from academic medical centers to independent physician practices.

We Are Ambassadors

For nearly 50 years, CHPRMS has offered our members opportunities to sharpen communication skills, discover the latest in strategic planning and technology, and network among peer organizations to learn best practices. Our annual Wallie and Golden Tusk Awards recognize the best of the best in campaigns and collateral.

We Are Marketers

Since our founding in 1973, CHRPMS has become one of the largest affiliated societies in the country. Each year, our membership grows, and our leaders continue to identify innovative and creative ways to share ideas, strategies and champion excellence within the field of healthcare marketing and communications.

Whether you are a novice marketer or an established professional, there's always something new to learn from your colleagues at CHPRMS.


To facilitate the professional development of our members.


To be an organization that is a premier resource of information needed by healthcare marketing and public relations professionals to do their jobs well.


Promote professional development by seeking to equip healthcare public relations and marketing professionals with the skills, knowledge and tools they need to be successful.

Bring together healthcare public relations and marketing professionals for the purpose of networking.

Advocate and recognize professional excellence among our membership.