Ellen Fink-Samnick empowers health care's transdisciplinary workforce thru professional speaking, mentoring, and consultation. An award winning, industry thought leader for over 30 years, Ellen is known and respected as 'The Ethical Compass of Professional Case Management'. She is a popular presenter with hundreds of offerings to her credit and the author of well over 100 publications.
Ellen has written content for the industry's top knowledge products for professional case managers and the health and behavioral health workforce, including books, chapters, and educational modules on ethical practice, the ethical use of technology, competency-based case management practice models, and Wholistic Case Management™. Her latest books include, The Essential Guide to Interprofessional Ethics for Health Care Case Management and The Social Determinants of Health: Case Management's Next Frontier (publication June 2019), both through HCPro. Her blog, Ellen's Ethical Lens™ has attained global acclaim, along with her work on the dimensions of the social determinants of health, plus workplace bullying and violence. She is a contributor to ICD10 Monitor and RAC Monitor, plus a popular broadcaster for Talk Ten Tuesday and Monitor Mondays.
Ellen's passion is evident across her varied roles as professional speaker, industry consultant and subject matter expert, educator, blogger and social media moderator, continuing education content developer, accreditation specialist, clinical social work supervisor and professional mentor to the case management community.
Her contributions to professional case management, ethics, and clinical social work transverse the industry’s professional associations and credentialing organizations, with roles as exam item writer, and countless leadership positions. Ellen currently serves on the National Board of Directors for the Case Management Society of America, as well as the Editorial Advisory Boards for the Professional Case Management Journal and RAC Monitor. In addition, she was recently named a member of the Council of Founders and Advisors Board for Reverberation 5.0 (a national collective focused on the empowerment of women over 50 in the workplace). She is a vibrant professional voice.