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Executive Director

Kate Schostock
Katherine V. Schostok
(312) 362-5236
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 disclosure guidelines.

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