Welcome to the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing
& Public Relations

As an affiliate of the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA), we are a group of healthcare marketing and communications professionals dedicated to offering networking, recognition and educational opportunities for professionals in the fields of healthcare public and community relations, marketing and affiliated services.

2019 ISHMPR Fall Conference

ISHMPR is proud to announce our 2019 Fall Conference! The dates are set for October 17 and 18, 2019. Members are invited to learn what’s new in healthcare marketing, listen to success stories, visit with exhibitors, and network with their peers.


Check out the conference page HERE.

For information on speakers and topics, click HERE.


Please forward any questions to Molly at msorrell@sdcmh.org or 217-322-5269

Benefits of becoming a member

Benefits of becoming a member

If you found our site, it’s likely because you’re a healthcare marketing professional looking for an organization of like-minded peers to whom you can turn when resources are scarce and results matter. If so, you’ve come to the right place — just about all of us here felt the same as you before joining. And we can help. The Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR) would like to extend you an invitation to join the leading state association dedicated to the education and advancement of professionals like you.

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Sandwich Smarts Webinar

Did you miss our last Sandwich Smarts Webinar?

Listen to the full recording HERE!



Title: Your Content Strategy Is Your Digital Strategy

Speakers: Shannon Cummins, Vice President, Business Development, GLC

Rene Ryan, Vice President, Content Strategy, GLC

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

50% of hospital marketing budgets now go toward digital initiatives. Are you boosting online engagement and consumer experience? Learn best practices for creating a holistic content strategy: a goal-oriented process that focuses on the planning, creation, governance, distribution and measurement of your content efforts across all channels.

Learn More About Past and Future Webinars HERE

We appreciate the support of our gold affiliate members listed below. To see all of our affiliate members, click HERE.