Jim Skogsbergh, FACHE

Advocate Health

Jim Skogsbergh is president/CEO of Advocate Aurora Health. Previously, he served as president/CEO of Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest in the Midwest, since 2002. Named as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare for six consecutive years beginning in 2011, Mr. Skogsbergh has been featured in local and national news publications as a leading voice on healthcare transformation and innovation; national health reform efforts; quality, cost and high reliability initiatives; patient safety; and healthcare providers’ commitment to serving their communities. Under his leadership, Advocate Health Care has been recognized as a national leader for its clinical successes, technological innovation, workplace culture and safety excellence. He is a former member and past chair of the board of directors of the American Hospital Association, the national organization that represents America’s hospitals and health systems. He also is a former chair of the AHA Section for Health Care Systems Governing Council and a member of its Regional Policy Board 5. Mr. Skogsbergh is a member of the Mayor Lori Lightfoot World Business Chicago board of directors and a past chair of Chicago United, the American Cancer Society’s CEOs Against Cancer, and the World Presidents Organization. Additionally, he is past chair of the Illinois Hospital Association’s board of trustees. Mr. Skogsbergh has received B’nai B’rith’s 2013 National Healthcare Award and the 2015 Chicago United Bridge Award. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Monday, March 20
2:00–3:00 p.m.
Leadership Insights: Mission, Margin and the Future State of Health System Success