Faculty and Staff
Title/s: Assistant Vice-President, Legal Services, Illinois State Medical Society
Specialty Area: Health Law
Robert Kane is Assistant Vice President, Legal Service to the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. Mr. Kane was formerly Associate Legal Counsel to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, where he also served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Jurisprudence. He holds adjunct faculty rank at SIU School of Medicine, Department of Medical Humanities and has held adjunct faculty rank in the Health Science Administration program at Sangamon State University in Springfield and has served as Adjunct Professor of Health Law at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago.
Mr. Kane serves on the boards for the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys and the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation. He was formerly on the Illinois Advisory Board for the Michie Company and past President of the Government Bar Association. He has served on various legal committees, boards, and panels including the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Health Care Section Council, the ISBA Administrative Law Section Council, and the ISBA Committee for Recodification of Illinoi Statutes. Mr. Kane also served on the Professional Activities Committee of the Government Bar Association.
Mr. Kane holds membership in the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Society of Medical Association Counsel, the Public Health Law Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Sangamon County Bar Association, the Government Bar Association, and the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys. He has written and spoken on various issues in health and administrative law, and is author of Administrative Rulemaking in Illinois: A Handbook for Rulemakers and Practitioners (Center for Legal Studies, Sangamon State University, 2d ed. 1990) and the co-author of The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois (Illinois Practice Series, 3d ed. 2007).
BS, Marquette University
JD, DePaul University College of Law