(Los Angeles, CA) WSHB is pleased to announce that Constance Endelicato, a partner based in Los Angeles, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM). This esteemed honor is bestowed upon a select group of individuals who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in the field of healthcare risk management. Endelicato, a celebrated trial lawyer, is well known for her passionate representation of hospitals, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals throughout California
"I am grateful for the support and mentorship I have received throughout my career, and I am committed to paying it forward by offering guidance and support to emerging professionals in the field of healthcare risk management,” said Endelicato. “Risk management is so critically important to the profession, the people and institutions we represent are true heroes. Working together we can focus on best practices for risk management and ensure the safety and well-being of patients and healthcare organizations."
To receive this prestigious accolade, professionals must meet rigorous criteria in areas such as academic/professional designations, continuing education, employment experience, and contributions to the field through leadership, lecturing, and publishing. Ms. Endelicato has consistently displayed an unwavering commitment to educating and empowering healthcare organizations to navigate the complexities of risk management successfully.
ASHRM, the leading professional society for health care risk management professionals, boasts a membership of over 5,000 individuals worldwide. As a professional membership group of the American Hospital Association, ASHRM provides invaluable educational tools and networking opportunities for health care risk management professionals to make significant contributions to their organizations.
Expressing her gratitude, Ms. Endelicato said, "I am deeply honored to accept this designation as a Fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management. I am excited about the opportunity to further my efforts in providing educational opportunities and mentorship to others in the risk management industry."
Constance Endelicato is a highly accomplished trial lawyer with over 30 years of litigation experience in defending professional liability claims. Her expertise lies in representing physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, as well as legal and accounting professionals. Additionally, she offers assistance to physicians in Medical Board of California licensure matters and supports long-term facilities in areas such as licensure, closure plans, wrongful termination, and discrimination cases.
Ms. Endelicato is recognized as an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management. She has served as the Chair of the Education Development Task Force for the American Society for Health Care Risk Management and has recently been appointed as the Chair of the Chapter Leadership Task Force. Additionally, she has held the position of President at the Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management, served as Chair of the Bylaws committee, and was a former Board Member. Her exceptional work in litigation-healthcare has been acknowledged by the Best Lawyers in America.
With her extensive experience and accomplishments, Ms. Endelicato is poised to continue making significant contributions to the field of healthcare risk management. Her dedication to education and mentorship will undoubtedly shape the future of risk management professionals.
"We are immensely proud of Constance Endelicato for being awarded this prestigious fellowship,” said firmwide managing partner Stewart Reid. “Her dedication to healthcare risk management and her exceptional leadership skills have made a significant impact in our firm and the industry as a whole. We congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition and look forward to her continued contributions in advancing the field."