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About ALHeLA

Learn more about our organization for health information professionals in the state of Alabama. Check out our mission and objectives, as well as our history.


Participate in promoting better health care for the citizens of Alabama through strengthening professional skills, resource sharing, and communication among health information professionals in the state.

2021 Annual Meeting

Save the date! The 2021 Annual Meeting will be held November 10, 2021 online. Read the announcement to learn more about the agenda. We hope you’ll join us!

From the ALHeLA Blog

  • Different Cultures and Experiences in Medical Librarianship – Hospital Libraries
    One of the great things about being in a medical library association is getting to know colleagues who perform work either different from our own or the same type of work but in a different culture or environment. Many of us in ALHeLA work mainly in an academic setting and…
  • An Interview with Kasia Gonnerman
    Early last year, Kasia Gonnerman joined us as the new Dean of UAB Libraries. Here in Huntsville, I have gotten to know Kasia through Zoom meetings and I know I am not the only UAB librarian who is excited about the far-reaching vision and plans that she has for our…
  • Organizing a Virtual Meeting
    When Alan asked if I would be willing to write about organizing our virtual annual meeting last November, I was concerned that I didn’t know enough about the arcane best practices of virtual meeting craft to be useful. Additionally, in spite of its success, I sincerely hope that it will…