Dr. Susan Rogers, immediate past president of PNHP, is recently retired from Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where she now serves as a volunteer attending hospitalist and internist. While at Stroger Hospital, she was co-director of medical student programs for the Department of Medicine and received numerous teaching awards. She is an assistant professor of medicine at Rush University, where she serves on the Committee of Admissions.
Dr. Rogers received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed her residency at Cook County Hospital, where she served an additional year as Chief Resident. She previously was medical director of the Near North Health Service Corp, a FQHC in Chicago. Dr. Rogers is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the National Medical Association. A longtime advocate of health care justice and racial equity, Dr. Rogers has testified before Congress and spoken to both medical and community audiences around the country.