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The HBA is committed to ensuring that our organization remains healthy, relevant, and continues to progress the advancement and impact of women in healthcare worldwide. 

The HBA is a 501(c)(6) global organization founded in 1977 and incorporated in the state of New York in 1979.  Members belong to HBA Inc., elect the global Board of Directors, and conduct other relevant business every year at the annual business meeting. The HBA is governed by bylaws which are approved by the membership. The global board is the governing body with the ultimate fiduciary responsibility and authority for the association. The HBA is apolitical and does not attempt to influence legislation nor participate in or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office.