Regulatory Compliance

Faculty

Michaelle Carling

Shelly Carling is a site compliance officer for Advocate Health Systems. She has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, mainly in acute care non-profit hospitals but also within the medical device industry. Carling has an MBA from Loyola University Chicago and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola’s School of Law, where she also teaches.

Currently teaching:Healthcare Billing Models and Systems

Leyla Erkan

Leyla Erkan is the corporate compliance and privacy officer at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Hospital, where she oversees all compliance related matters, including research compliance, conflict of interest and governmental audits; maintains the hospital’s privacy office; and administers enterprise risk management. She previously was the RIC’s interim executive director of research administration and corporate compliance director at Children’s Memorial Hospital. Erkan received a master’s of jurisprudence degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Currently teaching:HC Programs & Enforcement

Elizabeth Zurek

Elizabeth Zurek has practiced health care law for over twenty years, including several years with the health law department of a large Chicago based corporate law firm. For the past 16 years, she has served as in-house counsel for several Chicago area health care providers, including academic medical centers and community-based hospitals. Currently, she is in private practice, where she primarily provides services to the in-house legal staff of Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and Cadence Health. Her broad-based health care practice is concentrated on reimbursement, corporate and regulatory/compliance issues. In her capacity as general legal advisor to several non-profit health care providers, she regularly counsels individuals at all levels of the organization, including senior management and clinical personnel, about their legal obligations and practical methods of ensuring compliance. Zurek received her JD from Loyola University of Chicago, where she was a member of the Law Review. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the Illinois Association of Health Care Attorneys (for which she served as a director) and the Illinois State Bar Association, where she has been appointed a member of the Health Care Section Council.

Currently teaching:Healthcare Regulatory Environment