Dr. Ellen Fink-Samnick is an award-winning industry entrepreneur who empowers healthcare's interprofessional workforce. She is a subject matter expert on Ethics, Health Equity, Integrated Care, Interprofessional Teams, Professional Case Management, Quality, and Trauma-informed Leadership. Dr. Fink-Samnick is the author of 5 books for professional case managers, including her recent publication The Ethical Case Manager: Tools and Tactics. Her 6th title, Behavioral Health for Case Management, will be published by Blue Bayou Press and released in Fall 2024.
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 Fellow in Case Management, and a member of the academic honor society, Delta Epsilon Tau.
Dr. Fink-Samnick serves the industry through assorted roles with academic appointments at Cummings Graduate Institute of Behavioral Health Studies, George Mason University’s College of Public Health, and the University of Buffalo School of Social Work. She also teaches the ethics curriculum for Case Management University. Dr. Fink-Samnick is moderator of Ellen’s Ethical Lens on LinkedIn and author of the blog, Ellen’s Interprofessional Insights. She is a consultant for the Case Management Institute and a moderator for their Case Managers Community. Dr. Fink-Samnick is Editor of the Heartbeat of Case Management Column for Wolters Kluwer’s Professional Case Management Journal, and member of the journal’s editorial advisory board. Dr. Fink-Samnick is also a clinical social work supervision instructor for the National Association of Social Workers of Virginia and Metro DC. 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 AHIMA, Gravity Project, KLAS Research, the National Coalition for Social Work and Health, and RISE Association. She is the current Vice-Chair of the Case Management Society of America’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Core Committee. Further information is available on her LinkedIn Profile.
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