Health Policy Institute | School of Law | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Health Policy Institute | School of Law | SIU

Health Policy Institute

Since 1999, SIU's School of Law, School of Medicine, and Southern Illinois Healthcare have sponsored the annual Health Policy Institute. Attendees hear presentations from national experts and discuss current regulatory and public policy issues in health care.

Twenty-First Annual
Southern Illinois Healthcare/Southern Illinois University Health Policy Institute

June 5, 2020

7:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Building Healthy and Equitable Communities: Creating Opportunities for All Illinois Residents

Live Site:

SIU School of Medicine, Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI), Springfield, IL 

Interactive Simulcast Sites:

Illinois State Bar Association Chicago Office, Chicago, IL

SIU School of Law, Carbondale, IL



Draft Agenda 




The speaker panel for the 21st Annual SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute (HPI) is both extremely robust and tremendously impressive.  Presenters for the day-long, continuing education program include the following experts: 

      • Jay Bhatt, DO, SVP & Chief Medical Officer - American Hospital Association;
      • Alan Morgan, MPA, Chief Executive Officer - National Rural Health Association;
      • Ngozi Ezike, MD, Director - Illinois Department of Public Health;
      • Audrey Soglin, Executive Director - Illinois Education Association;
      • Pat Schou, Executive Director - Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network;

Co-sponsored by Southern Illinois Healthcare, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, Illinois State Medical Society, SIU School of Medicine - Center for Rural Health Social Service Development, and SIU School of Medicine - Department of Population, Science and Policy.

This program is supported, in part, by unrestricted educational grants from Southern Illinois Healthcare, the SIU School of Law, First Health Medical Provider Class represented by SL Chapman LLC, Meyer Capel, and Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.