About UCA

Mission

We are an organization of leaders, providers and suppliers in the field of on-demand, consumer-focused healthcare. We advance our industry and support success through advocacy, education, research, collaboration and high standards of excellence. 

Values

  • Visionary leadership - demonstrated through strategic, proactive thinking and collaborative actions
  • Innovation - demonstrated by far-sighted, purposeful programs and services
  • Integrity - demonstrated by ethical and transparent performance
  • Stewardship - demonstrated through fiscal responsibility, member-and-stakeholder focused actions
  • Excellence - demonstrated through the highest standards of quality in everything we do

Bylaws

The association's bylaws were updated in January 2020 by unanimous vote of the board. 

As per the bylaws, the UCA financial statements are available for all members to review. The fiscal year is a calendar year. Articles of Incorporation can be found here.

Daily operations are managed by a Chief Executive Officer, a staff comprising full- and part-time professionals, and 2 urgent care industry consultants, overseen by the UCA Board of Directors.

"We advance our industry and support success through advocacy, education, research, collaboration and high standards of excellence."

Urgent Care Association (UCA) is recognized as the largest, most notable trade and professional association in urgent care with more than 3,700 member centers representing urgent care clinical and business professionals from the United States and abroad.

What started as the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA), was founded on November 6, 2004 as a 501(c)6 by Don Kilgore, Dr. John Koehler, Dan Konow, Dr. William Meadows, Dr. Lee Resnick, Marge Simat, and Dr. David Stern. On May 7, 2018 UCAOA became the Urgent Care Association (UCA), your gateway to better.

 

See how UCA has evolved and the work we've done over the years in our 15th Anniversary Timeline.

Dive in and learn the common words and acroynms of the Urgent Care Association.

UCA is a member association of leaders, care providers and suppliers in the field of on-demand, consumer-focused healthcare.

We exist to advance and distinguish the role of urgent care and on-demand medicine as a healthcare destination and support the ongoing success of our membership through education, advocacy, community awareness, benchmarking and promoting standards of excellence.

No matter your role in on-demand medicine, UCA is your gateway to better…resources, support, education, on-demand care and more.

 

UCA IS YOUR GATEWAY TO BETTER!
...better resources, support, education, on-demand care and more.

 

Calendar

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May 12, 2021: 12pm central - How 2020 Trends are Shaping 2021 Revenue Strategies


May 13, 2021 - CALUCA Town Hall Update


June 10, 2021 - CALUCA Town Hall Update


October 9-13, 2021
Save the Date: UCA2021 in New Orleans