Illinois Chapter

Why Join the SSWLHC Illinois Chapter?

Since 1965, the Illinois Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care has provided vital support to social work leaders in varied health care settings. It is committed to promoting the universal availability and effectiveness of quality health care.

By joining, members work on behalf of patients and consumers in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, home health agencies, long-term care facilities and other health care organizations.

Member Benefits

  • Continuing Education
  • Quarterly Newsletter and Web-site that provide information on the latest trends and standards in health care and service delivery
  • Networking at the state and local levels
  • Information about Job opportunities

 2017 SSWLHC Illinois Chapter Annual Conference

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Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Time: 8:30AM – 3:30 PM

Brookdale Lake Shore Drive
2960 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657

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Keynote: Social Work’s Leadership Role in Health Care

  • Jesse Peterson-Hall, President, Highland Park Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem

 Using CPT Codes to Reimburse Social Work Care Management

  • Walter Rosenberg, Director of Social Work & Community Health, Rush University Medical Center

How Social Work is Integrating With and Impacting Health Care

  • Jessica Soos Pawlowski, Director of Care Management, Loyola University Medical Center
  • Jill Morrison, Director of Social Work, Presence St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Jackie Georgen, Care Management Supervisor, Oak Street Health
  • Rebecca Lahey, Manager of Mental Health and Collaborative Care, Rush University Medical Center

Secrets and Lies? Ethics, Understanding and Transparency in  Genetic Research and Emerging Genetic Technologies

  • Erin Paquette, MD, JD, M. Bioethics Assistant Professor,  Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Illinois and Federal Health Care Reform Updates

  • Nichole Magalis, Vice President, Member Advocacy, Illinois Health & Hospital Association


Members: General $25; Student/Retirees: $15

*Non-Members: General $75; Student/Retirees $40



*Become a member of SSWLHC – IL Chapter and SAVE NOW

General Membership $50, Student/Retirees $25

Membership Application & PayPal:

INCLUDES: 3 CEUs + 1 Ethics CEU

Plus light breakfast, lunch and discounted valet parking

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President: Soo Shim MS, MBA, LCSW