We Achieved 120%


Fundraising Goal
(in meals)
Total Dollars
Total Pounds
Total Meals
Average Gift


Greater Chicago Food Depository




Results OF THE 2021-2022 CHRMS Elections

President - Elect: Moses Suarez – SmithAmundsen LLC

Treasurer- Elect: Brad Schneiderman – Johnson & Bell

Webmaster –Elect: Tom Conlon – L&G Law Group, LLP

Board Members

Kim Passananti - Advocate Aurora Health

Sara Ferrill – Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP

Rookie of the Year: Julie Kruszynski – Mercy Hospital

Greatest Contribution of the Year: Megan Gibson - ProAssurance

Peggy Cwik Lifetime Achievement Award: Lynn Petrouski-Mesirow Financial Structured Settlements, LLC

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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