Adrienne Schultz Named Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Chicago

June 24, 2019

Accomplished nurse and proven healthcare leader rises to position on the CTCA Leadership Team


Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Chicago has named Adrienne Schultz, MSN, RN, HN-BC, vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer. Schultz previously served as assistant vice president of patient care services at CTCA® Chicago. In her new role, Schultz will be responsible for the strategic direction, integration, professional practice, evaluation and fiscal operations of nursing and patient care services. She will also ensure that the CTCA® Chicago nursing program continues to move forward in accordance with Magnet® principles and nursing excellence.


“We are thrilled to welcome Adrienne to her new role at CTCA,” said Pete Govorchin, CEO and president of CTCA® Chicago. “Her outstanding track record, list of accolades and commitment to nursing excellence and patient care have prepared her to lead our innovative center and continue providing patients with an exceptional nursing and overall care experience.”


In her previous role at CTCA, Schultz oversaw multiple departments and was instrumental in the transition of operations into the Inpatient Tower, assisted with two Magnet designations and the prestigious Press Ganey® Guardian of Excellence Award. Additionally, she launched the CTCA® Chicago University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee partnership program and spearheaded the development of the CTCA® Chicago Quality of Life program. Prior to joining CTCA, Schultz served in a leadership capacity at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and HCR ManorCare.


“At CTCA we set ourselves apart with a culture of clinical excellence, high-quality patient care and interdisciplinary care,” said Adrienne Schultz. “As the vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer I look forward to working alongside our compassionate and talented team of healthcare professionals to meet the evolving needs of our patient population.”


Schultz earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Case Western University and her Master of Science in Nursing with a nurse executive concentration from Chamberlain College of Nursing. She is active in the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society and the Illinois Nurses Association. 

Schultz is a board member for the Coalition for Healthy Communities and a food pantry volunteer. Additionally, she serves as a volunteer for Warren Township Cheer and Pom Association and spends time with the Gurnee Youth Baseball League.

For more information on CTCA® Chicago, visit www.cancercenter.com/locations/chicago.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national oncology network of hospitals and outpatient care centers offering an integrated approach that combines surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and advancements in precision medicine with supportive therapies to manage side effects and enhance quality of life during treatment and into survivorship. CTCA also offers qualified patients a range of clinical trials that may reveal new treatment options supported by scientific and investigational research. CTCA patient satisfaction scores consistently rank among the highest for all cancer care providers in the country. Visit cancercenter.com for more information.