CHID Exam Candidate Introduction – Recording Now Available

You’re invited to Distinguish Yourself! Take the next step in elevating your career and become a CHID.

The Certified Healthcare Interior Designer® (CHID) credential is the industry’s recognized indicator of knowledge and proficiency in healthcare interior design principles and a designer’s commitment to the profession.

The CHID credential is the only certification demonstrating to employers, clients and colleagues that your experience in healthcare interior design distinguishes your qualifications. The CHID examination is administered by the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID), whose sole function is to certify interior designers, architects, and administrators who specialize in acute, ambulatory, and residential care facility design. The wo


Kristin Ellingsen, CHID, IIDA, EDAC
AAHID President
City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA


Teri Lura Bennett, RN, CID, CHID, IIDA, EDAC, NIHD
AAHID President – Elect
Retired from Johns Hopkins Health System
Baltimore, MD