About AHRA (American Healthcare Radiology Administrators)

AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management is the professional organization representing management at all levels of hospital imaging departments, freestanding imaging centers, and group practices. Founded in 1973, AHRA’s 5,000 members reach across the country and around the world. AHRA offers a complete slate of professional development programs including a comprehensive selection of educational conferences and seminars, networking opportunities, award winning publications, and the Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) credential.


To educate, develop, mentor, and provide resources to medical imaging professionals.


AHRA is the place imaging leaders come to connect, grow, and learn.

Values – Our I.M.A.G.E 

(How we make decisions)

Inclusion:  AHRA serves its members better when diverse perspectives are heard and when equity and inclusion are embedded in its policies and practices.
Morality: AHRA members adhere to the highest possible ethical standards and demonstrate honesty and integrity as imaging professionals.
Achievement: AHRA enables its new and existing members to be recognized as professionals who possess the knowledge and expertise to serve as leaders in healthcare.
Gather: AHRA is a catalyst for healthcare improvement by fostering a sense of belonging among its members and the greater healthcare community.
Excellence: AHRA sets the standard in providing education on quality care, innovative use of technologies, and best practices in medical imaging management.