Katherine V. Schostok
Office: 317 Lewis Center
Katherine Schostok serves as the executive director of the Health Law
Institute at DePaul University College of Law. She continues to practice
in the field of health law as an attorney advisor to the Social
Security Administration, Office of Disability, Adjudication, and Review.
She also serves as an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of
Law and The John Marshall Law School in the areas of health care fraud
and abuse, the structure of the health care enterprise, professional and
institutional liability, and health care reform. Schostok received her
JD and health law certificate from DePaul University College of Law. She
continued her study of health law through a Master of Laws in Health
Law degree at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Schostok is
widely published in the areas of health law, risk management, health
care technology and health care regulation. She has completed extensive
research and comparative analyses of apology and full disclosure
programs implemented by various hospitals in the Midwest region. She
lectures and provides continuing legal education courses throughout the
Chicagoland area on risk management techniques and recommended
Publications and Speaking Engagements
- Health Care Law Monthly: "The Age of Health Care Technology" (2013)
- The CCH Medicare and Medicaid Guide(2011, 2012) Expert Analyses on HCFAC, PPACA, and CMS Quality Initiatives.
- Co-organizer and panelist for American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics Conference( October 2011).
- Health Care Law Monthly: "The Transition to Full Disclosure in
the United States Healthcare System, Author of lead article" (2010).
- Honored speaker at Chicago Bar Association Health and Hospital Committee meeting(February 25, 2010).
- Featured speaker on risk management and full disclosure
programs in the United States at the Patient Safety and Clinical Ethics
Conference, Loyola University Chicago Medical Center (January 8, 2010).
- "The Development of Full Disclosure Programs: Case Studies of
Programs that Have Demonstrated Value," of Principles of Risk Management
and Patient Safety (Youngberg 2010).
- Supervisor for Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys Illinois Disaster Preparedness Project(2008).
- Recognized contributory author of Chapter 12 of the Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook (2007, 2008).
Membership & Affiliations
- Michael Matters Foundation, Auxiliary Board Member, funds brain cancer research and assistance for families affected.
- Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Health Law Advisory Board Member.
- Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, Member
- Chicago Bar Association, Member
Education and Licenses
LLM, Loyola University Chicago School of Law; JD, DePaul University College of Law; BA, Mount Holyoke College
Licensed to practice in the State of Illinois, United States
District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Supreme
Court of the United States