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Who We Are

We Are Communicators

 Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society (CHPRMS) provides resources to its membership of employees who work in the ever-changing and dynamic healthcare industry. Our membership is spread throughout the Carolinas and consists of organizations from academic medical centers to independent physician practices.

We Are Ambassadors

For more than 30 years, we have offered our members opportunities to sharpen communication skills, discover the latest in strategic planning and technology, and networking among peer organizations to learn best practices in marketing and communications. We also engage in friendly competition through our Wallie and Golden Tusk awards which recognize the best of the best in campaigns and collateral pieces from across our two states.

We Are Marketers

Since its founding in 1973, our organization has grown to 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 to champion excellence within the field of healthcare marketing and communications.

Whether you are a novice marketer or a seasoned 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.