Membership Application

To become a full HFTH member, please complete all of the required fields below and the HFTH board will review your application. We will reach out to you if we have any questions about your application. Thank you for your interest in joining our network!

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What type of member am I?

Healthcare Human Factors Practitioner (HHF Practitioner)

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in HF/HCI/Industrial Design/Psychology/Engineering/other related disciplines

  • Employed within a healthcare institution/system which provides some form of direct patient care (e.g. not health-tech, drug manufacturing, medical device vendors)

  • Holding a formal appointment (e.g. not ad-hoc/committee rep) requiring active operational work (e.g.not research or academic), titles may include: specialist, consultant, implementation director, engineer, designer, manager

  • Formal operational appointment should at least be 0.2FTE (20% of time spent working directly within healthcare institutions on operational issues)

HFTH Champion

  • Anybody (e.g.: clinicians, patients, caregivers, philanthropy entities) who share the same interest in healthcare human factors as well as the same vision to transform healthcare through enculturating applied human factors (e.g.: using human factors to improve patient safety, enhance patient care, support care delivery)

  • Interested in learning about and/or advocating for the application of human factors in healthcare settings

HF Professional

  • Possesses a university degree (or higher) in human factors or other related disciplines

  • Active professional career in human factors

HF Apprentice

  • Currently undergoing formal education in human factors (e.g.: HF-related Masters program), or full-time students interested in healthcare human factors

  • Interested in receiving mentor-ship for a future career in healthcare human factors.

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