Welcome to the Chicago Chapter of ONS!

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The Chicago Chapter invites you to browse our Virtual Community site

and participate in our events and other offerings.  This is your local ONS connection. 

Find out about our membership, leadership, meetings, events, newsletter, and much more. 

Please contact Carol Knop for information about posting events or other information on our site. csknop@comcast.net



Click here to read about the 2016 CCONS Award Winners

Click here to read about the 2016 ONS Leadership Weekend held in Pittsburgh July 29-31.


 CCONS 2016 Leadership

Seated: Lisa Hartle, Gina Menyah, Carol Knop, Maggie Smith

Standing:  AnnMarie Keenan, Katharine Szubski, Joseph Tariman, Tara Gehring, Mary Lappe

Not pictured: Kurt Kausch, Denise Friesema, Maryjo Osowski, Bev Caraher

CCONS 2017 Board Election

CCONS 2017 Board Election Results!
Congratulations to our newest board members!
Beth A Vaclavik, DNP, RN  - Treasurer-Elect
Nadia Spawn, MSN, RN - Director at Large, Community Outreach

CCONS 2016 Chapter Scholarship Winners



Congratulations to our 2016 CCONS Award Recipients!


ONS Congress Scholarship

Janet Golick

Lisa Hartle

Stephany Pawling

Mary Ellyn Witt

Eric Zack


Professional Nursing Education and Development Scholarship

Jessica Farrell

Caitlin Murphy

Karine Otten

Deja Turner



Other Non-CE/Promotional Programs That May be of Interest to our Members



Leukemia Research Foundation Town Hall Meeting


The Town Hall Meeting features a panel of medical experts who will answer your questions on leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndromes.


This program is specifically designed for patients, survivors, caregivers and family members. Attendance is FREE and includes FREE parking and FREE refreshments.


Sunday, January 22, 2017, 1pm - 4pm
Skokie Banquet & Conference Center
5300 W. Touhy Avenue, Skokie, IL 60077


Caroline Hu, M.D.
Advocate Children's Hospital
Jayesh Mehta, M.D.
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Pritesh Patel, M.D.
University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center
Paul Rubinstein, M.D.
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook Coounty
Sonali Smith, M.D.
University of Chicago Medical Center
Stephanie Tsai, M.D.
Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center at Loyola University Medical Center
Parameswaran Venugopal, M.D.
Rush University Medical Center
Carol White, RN, MSN, AOCN
Former LRF Nurse of the Year and Caregiver


Click here to register for this program.