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Dr. Fink-Samnick is an award-winning industry entrepreneur who empowers healthcare's Interprofessional workforce. She is subject-matter expert on Health Equity, Workplace Bullying and Violence, Ethics, Professional Case Management Practice, and Trauma-informed Leadership. Dr. Fink-Samnick is the author of a number of professional titles including the recently published The Ethical Case Manager: Tools and Tactics, The Social Determinants of Health: Case Management’s Next Frontier and End of Life Care for Case Management.

Dr. Fink-Samnick has a Doctorate in Behavioral Health with specialization in Health Equity, Integrated Care, Quality, Leadership, and Trauma-Informed Practice, She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board-certified Case Manager, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Dr. Fink-Samnick has been inducted as a Case Management Fellow, and a member of the academic honor society, Delta Epsilon Tau.

Dr. Fink-Samnick serves the industry through a variety of roles with academic appointments at Cummings Graduate Institute of Behavioral Health StudiesGeorge Mason University’s College of Public Health, and the University of Buffalo School of Social Work. She is a clinical supervision trainer and instructor for the National Association of Social Workers of Virginia and Metro DC, moderator of Ellen’s Ethical Lens on LinkedIn, and author of the blog, Ellen’s Interprofessional Insights. She is also a consultant for the Case Management Institute and moderator of their Case Managers Community. Starting in January 2024, Dr. Fink-Samnick will begin a tenure as Editor of the Heartbeat of Case Management Column for Wolters Kluwer’s Professional Case Management Journal.

Dr. Fink-Samnick is known for her fierce professional voice. Along with leadership and committee roles across credentialing entities and professional associations, she has shared her expertise with the Gravity Project, National Coalition for Social Work and Health, and RISE Association. She is a board consultant to the American Association of Doctors of Behavioral Health, and editorial board member for the Professional Case Management Journal, and Case Management Monthly. Further information is available on her LinkedIn Profile.
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