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Administrative Fellows

Current Administrative Fellow

Maggie Popek Admin FellowMagdalena "Maggie" Popek, MS- HSM
Maggie Popek is a born and raised Chicagoan with Polish roots. She graduated from DePauw University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Spanish. Upon returning to Chicago, she attended Rush University to complete her Master of Science in Health Systems Management. While at Rush, she interned in the Perioperative and Interventional Services unit, assisting senior leaders with various system-wide reporting and budget preparation. Maggie also worked directly with nursing and administrative teams on various process improvement projects such as improving specimen transfers, streamlining surgical trays, reducing turnover times, and improving pre-procedural/pre-operative workflows to enhance patient communication. She assisted the Surgical Chair of the Robotic Surgery Committee in efforts regarding their growing service line, and she worked on initiatives regarding the development of the patient texting program. She also worked on creating marketing materials for Rush University Medical Center to enhance patient experience. Maggie also has experience at ATI Physical Therapy and Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Maggie is passionate about lifelong learning and enjoys reading, cooking, fitness classes, and spending time with family, friends, and her two dogs AJ and Brutus.


Administrative Fellow History

  • Katie Peters and Ashley Reid 2018-2019
  • Jack VanOverloop 2017-2018
  • Kevin Lowe 2016-2017
  • Farah Ahmed 2015-2016
  • Anooja Rangnekar 2014-2015
  • Polina Gorodinsky 2013-2014
  • Matthew Rennie 2012-2013
  • Eileen Doherty 2011-2012
  • Kyle Benoit 2010-2011
  • Stephanie Christians 2009-2010
  • Donald Dracolulis 2008-2009
  • Derrick Tung 2007-2008
  • Kristin Wozniki 2005-2006
  • Sheetal Ghayal 2004-2005
  • Niha Wunnava and Rick Goins 2003-2004
  • Jalpa Sheth 2002-2003
  • Amy Cannady 2001-2002
  • Aaron Simon 2000-2001
  • Jane Lie 1999-2000
  • Brian Carlson 1998-1999