Northwestern Medicine LF Hospital Current State, Future Expansion and Workforce Challenges
Mar 01, 2023
Marsha L. Oberrieder, President, LF Hospital
Northwestern Medicine LF Hospital Current State, Future Expansion and Workforce Challenges

Information will be shared regarding Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital’s current service offerings as well as plans for a new parking structure and two new pavilions on the Lake Forest campus.  Healthcare workforce environment and challenges will also be highlighted.

Marsha Oberrieder is President of Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital (NMLFH), a 114-bed academic community hospital in Lake Forest serving patients throughout Lake and northern Cook Counties. Since 2015 Ms. Oberrieder served as Senior Vice President, Operations at NMLFH supporting the design and activation of the new hospital opening in 2018, the development of the Northwestern Medical Group ambulatory clinic platform in the northern suburbs and oversight of the hospital Imaging operations.

Her previous Vice President of Operations responsibilities at NMLFH have included the development and operations of the Northwestern Medicine Grayslake Outpatient Center, the hospital Rehabilitation and Laboratory services and the development of the Cancer and Cardiology service lines. Ms. Oberrieder has been a member of the management team at NMLFH since 1980, serving in other past positions including Vice President, Human Resources and Professional Services, Controller and Budget Manager.

Ms. Oberrieder received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from DePauw University and completed Cornell University’s Core Human Resources Executive Development Program. In addition to her work at NMLFH, Marsha has been involved in her community having served on the High School District 128 School Board for Libertyville and Vernon Hills High Schools and the Governing Board of the Special Education District of Lake County.

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