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

October 2018 Annual State Conference – Details Coming Shortly


For more information please email

President: Soo Shim MS, MBA, LCSW

President-Elect: TBD

Past President: Keith Sudemeyer MPH, LCSW

Treasurer: Alicia Lehman MBA, LCSW

Secretary: Rose Anderson MSW, LSW

Additional Board Members:

Chris Haen MBA, AM Legislative Chair

Anthony Jacobs LCSW Nominations Chair