Doctors Council Advocacy Committees Chicago

Workplace Advocacy Committee This Committee is committed to organizing, educating and training doctors to improve the lives of our members and build our membership through collective action. We will achieve this by creating a network of leaders and… Read More

Doctors Council Advocacy Committees

Policy Advocacy Committee (PAC) We will work together to get our message on issues to elected leaders to advocate for our patients on matters of social justice and community health. We will formulate a platform to inform our… Read More

Doctors Council, Save Our Safety Net Coalition Call for Greater Funding for Safety Net Hospitals

For the first time, legislation that passed both Chambers unanimously (A.9476A/ S.69486A) would provide a more targeted definition of our most vulnerable hospitals – those hospitals that truly treat the largest number of uninsured and Medicaid patients. The… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU System-Wide & Facility-Based Collaboration Councils

Facility-Based Collaboration Council Projects Click on the button below to download a Power Point slide deck containing information on the projects underway at all H+H facilities and hospitals. Slides are available for download as an Adobe PDF file. System-Wide… Read More

Remarks of Doctors Council Vice President Dr. Simon Piller for the 2016 SEIU International Convention

The following is a transcript of Dr. Piller’s remarks which were prepared for the 2016 SEIU International Convention held in Detroit, Michigan: Good afternoon! My name is Dr.Simon Piller and I am a Vice President with SEIU’s Doctors Council… Read More

Doctors and Public Health Professionals: End the CDC Gun Violence Research Ban

More than 89 Americans are killed by a gun everyday. Congress has banned the CDC from conducting gun violence research for nearly 20 years, and that has to stop. Tell Congress to lift the ban and fund research…. Read More

Interested in Learning More About Doctors Council?

Doctors across the country need a united voice to work with administration as equal partners on day-to-day issues that affect our jobs, the care we give to our patients, and the issues that affect our profession. Doctors Council… Read More

Sign the Petition to Save Inpatient Pediatrics at Stroger Hospital!

Cook County Health and Hospital System (CCHHS) senior administrators are considering closing the inpatient pediatric service at Stroger Hospital. Closing inpatient pediatrics would cause a public health catastrophe for the most vulnerable children in Cook County. Stroger Hospital… Read More

Doctors Council Members Lauded at Annual CPHS Gala for Work on Labor & Delivery at NCB

Recently, the Commission on the Public’s Health System (CPHS) held their 24th annual Marshall England Public Health Awards gala, recognizing the efforts of various members and groups for their contributions to improving access to quality health care for all… Read More

Putting Patients First

As part of our Respect Campaign, over 400 doctors, other caregivers, community members, and elected leaders rallied at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn to demand respect for patients and doctors. Articulating the themes of our May 2014 white paper,… Read More