This video highlights interviews from local health care leaders in Chicago on the importance and the value that Community Health Workers (CHWs) bring to patients.

Featuring:
● James Galloway, MD – Assistant Surgeon General, US Department of Health and Human Services
● Bachara Choucair, MD – Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
● Alan H. Channing, MD – President and CEO, Sinai Health System
● Bruce Miller, MHA – CEO Lawndale Christian Health Center
● Phyllis Ferguson-Collum, MS – Director, CHW, Lawndale Christian Health Center
● Carmen Velasquez – Director, Alivio Medical Center
● Karen Baker – Director and Manager Northwest Community Hospital’s Palatine Opportunity Center
● Rose Jensen, RN – Northwest Community Hospital’s Palatine Opportunity Center
● Rosa Vasquez, CHW – Northwest Community Hospital’s Palatine Opportunity Center
● Maria Sanchez, CHW – Northwest Community Hospital’s Palatine Opportunity Center

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