The American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment is at the front lines of America's nursing shortage crisis.

The American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR) is a Delaware not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization that is the voice of the international healthcare recruitment industry.  AAIHR was formed in 2006 to represent the mutual interests of U.S.-based organizations that participate in the recruitment of foreign-educated healthcare professionals, and to promote legal, ethical, socially responsible, and professional practices for international healthcare recruitment.

AAIHR is a trusted industry group for the recruitment of foreign-educated healthcare professionals for a variety of U.S. based healthcare organizations including many of America’s leading hospitals and hospital systems, skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation facilities, outpatient centers, and home health organizations.

AAIHR member organizations recruit, screen, train, test, credential, sponsor, relocate, resettle, and employ a variety of foreign educated healthcare professionals including Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, and Medical Technologists for U.S. employment.

AAIHR member organizations include US based recruiting and staffing companies, immigration attorneys, and healthcare organizations that recruit foreign-trained healthcare professionals for US employment.

AAIHR member organizations are committed to a set of ethical and professional practices that ensure the quality and competency of the individuals recruited, and the ethical treatment of those healthcare professionals throughout the recruitment and employment processes.

AAIHR is a Federation Partnership member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This gives AAIHR members access to the Small Business Nation project.

AAIHR Board Members