Member Benefits

Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment. Collaborate via our discussion forums, workshops, educational events, partnerships, and conferences. Opportunities are available throughout the year to collaborate with our partners to innovate and use your voice to affect change! 


  • Open access to our member-only Community Forum. Participate in discussions with colleagues on a variety of topics, including design projects, research, project management, operations and design, engaging clinicians, leading practices, and other hot topics in the healthcare design industry. The Community Forum allows members to exchange information and engage experienced professionals in online discussions.
  • Opt-in to our public Member Services Directory, where members can share contact information and bio+services for networking opportunities.
  • Free access to monthly educational and research webinars focused on healthcare design projects, research and building and design guidelines offering RN CNE and EDAC credits.
  • Monthly e-newsletter.
  • Access to NIHD Job Board. Members are welcome to post open positions for free.
  • Open access to NIHD Webinar Archive.
  • Free access to Women in Healthcare webinars.
  • Access to our e-book titled “Nurses as Leaders In Healthcare Design," published in 2015 in partnership with Herman Miller. A useful reference and resource, this book is a guide for clinicians, healthcare leadership and multiple disciplines on the value of clinical expertise in the design process. This graphic-rich collection is the first and only of its kind and available digitally to our members only.
  • As an Advocate Organization for the Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC) exam, NIHD has partnered with The Center for Health Design to offer NIHD members a 15% discount on the EDAC exam, study guides, and exam prep videos.



  • Connect to a community of clinicians and others interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment. Collaborate via seminars, workshops, research reviews, educational events, regional networks, discussion forums, and conferences.
  • Invitation to members-only meeting and dinner at the annual Healthcare Design Expo + Conference.

  • Opportunity to serve on a task force: helping with NIHD events, various initiatives, newsletter content, and more! 
  • Connect with our Partners who offer products and services to the healthcare design industry, who are especially interested in connecting with clinicians. Various opportunities to discuss innovations are offered via our connection with industry professionals.
  • Members-only Scholarships and Award opportunities.

Annual Membership Dues

*Note: Our membership renewal period begins on January 1st for all members, thus, our membership dues are prorated accordingly.