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Annual Meeting: Friday April 30, 2021


Results OF THE 2020-2021 CHRMS Election

Executive Board Members
President-Elect: Joe Comer, Barker Castro
Treasurer Elect: Mike O’Neill, ISMIE
Secretary Elect: Moses Suarez, SmithAmundsen
Webmaster Elect: Lauren Buford, Hughes Socol

Board Members 2020-2021
Julie Kruszynski, Mercy Hospital
Angie Sutherland, Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital
Chris Taylor, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
Sue Bujold-Lee, AdvocateAurora Health

Rookie of the Year: Moses Suarez
Greatest Contribution of the Year: Lynn Petrouski and Joe Comer
Peggy Cwik Lifetime Achievement Award: Angie Sutherland

Scholarship: 2020 Scholarship Winner Anna Lozoya

Congratulations to all of the above!




Welcome to CHRMS      

The Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society (CHRMS) is an affiliated chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) and was organized in 1980. CHRMS is governed by a twelve member board of directors in accordance with CHRMS Bylaws and serves to provide its members with educational, networking and professional development opportunities within healthcare and risk management.  Members of the board are elected by and from the Society’s membership. Responsibility for educational programs, publishing and other activities is delegated to various committees appointed by the President. Board directives, project implementation and other operational functions are executed by the membership.

To create a dynamic organization of industry leaders who promote the advancement of the profession and contribute to the wellbeing of the healthcare community.

To support our members in the Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety communities by providing tools to minimize risk and liability, enhancing skills & knowledge and establishing a collaborative networking environment.


Core Principles

Accountability  :  Dedication  :  Integrity  :  Support


CHRMS is a 501(c)(6) organization.

CHRMS is an affiliated chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM


CHRMS is a friend of the Illinois Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ILLSHRM)

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