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Michaelle Carling

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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.

Anne Sullivan Daly serves as the chief compliance and integrity officer at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Prior to Lurie Children's, Daly worked as the senior director in Banner Health’s Ethics and Compliance Department and at Sutter Health as the regional compliance officer. Prior to working in compliance, Daly worked as a health care attorney at two large law firms in Washington, DC, where she specialized in health care regulatory issues, and prior to the practice of law, worked as a registered nurse in a variety of settings in the United States and overseas. Daly earned her Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, in Washington, D.C., where she was associate editor of the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy and studied European Law at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. Daly holds certifications in health care compliance (CHC), research compliance (CHRC), privacy (CHPC), and compliance and ethics (CCEP). She is also a member of the Maryland Bar, District of Columbia Bar, and United States District Court for the District of Maryland Bar and holds a Registered Nurse license in California.

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.

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