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42nd CHEF Annual Meeting


Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ACHE Member Ended $115.00 $0.00
Non-ACHE Member Ended $140.00 $0.00
Students Ended $65.00 $0.00
Table of 10 Ended $1,150.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Hyatt Regency Chicago
ACHE/CHEF Member - $115.00; Non-Member - $140.00; Student - $65.00; Table - $1150.00

Plan to attend CHEF’s most well-attended event of the year. Enjoy a casual dinner, networking with nearly 400 of your colleagues and peers, industry awards and then sit back and listen to a special Keynote Panel Session, Collaborating to Lead Healthcare in 2018+, Perspectives on how the Chicago healthcare community can take the lead to improve health outcomes in uncertain times. 

This year's panelists include: 

  • Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, President & CEO, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA , President & CEO, Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • A.J. Wilhelmi, President & CEO, Illinois Health & Hospital Association
  • Paula Wilson, President & CEO, Joint Commission Resources/Joint Commission International
  • Adrienne White-Faines, CEO, American Osteopathic Association

New to ACHE and CHEF?  Join us for the CHEF New Member Reception, held in advance of the CHEF Annual Meeting.  Network with CHEF Board members, VIPs and other new members and learn what CHEF can do for you.

The evening’s schedule:                                                                                                  

4:00 - 5:00pm  New Member Reception
5:00 - 6:25pm  Networking and Strolling Dinner
6:30 - 7:00pm  Awards Presentations and Dessert
7:00 - 8:00pm  Keynote Session

2017 ACHE Regent and CHEF Award Recipients:

ACHE Awards:

Healthcare Leadership Award
Dominica M. Tallarico, MS, FACHE
President, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Advocate Health Care

Health Studies Student Leadership Award (Shared Award)
Tyler J. Feuz and Samantha Kane
Rush University

Health Studies Student Leadership Award
Mrs. Lisa Purdy
Governors State University

Career Achievement Award
Kenneth W.  Lukhard
Advocate Christ Medical Center

CHEF Awards: 

Young Healthcare Executive Award
Emily Lowder, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FACHE

Vice-President, Comer Children’s Hospital and Advanced Practice Nursing Services

Community Leadership Award
Larry S. Boress
Former President and CEO, Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH)
Executive Director, National Association of Worksite Health Centers

Griffin Myers, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, Oak Street Health

Innovations Award
Advocate Children’s Hospital Mission and Spiritual Care/Resilience Team

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When & Where

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

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CHEF was established in 1976 as a not-for-profit organization to serve the needs of Chicago's healthcare community by providing networking opportunities and avenues for continuing education and leadership development.

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