Anna is the Risk Manager at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. In this position, Anna utilizes her immense skill set from her prior experiences as an attorney, auditor, and nurse to ensure that veterans receive optimal medical care. As the Risk Manager, Anna advises the medical center director and other leadership members regarding a myriad of topics which include corporate compliance, medical malpractice, health care standards of practice, and patient safety. Moreover, Anna assists the medical center in developing and implementing policies and procedures that ensure clinical health care providers practice within the standard of care.
Anna currently serves as a board member of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, Region IX Deputy President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), and is a Council Member of the Health Law Committee of the Illinois State Bar Association. In 2017, she was named one of HNBA’s Top Lawyers Under 40 and Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for her service on behalf of the elderly and Hispanic community in Chicago. She was recently named one of Negocios Now! Magazine’s 40 under 40 Latinos and Illinois Nursing Foundation’s 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders