FIMR Spotlight – Illinois


Type of Program: Local

Virginia Julion
FIMR Coordinator
University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland MC 2001 C-010
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-834-5659
Fax: 773-702-1085

Program Description

The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?

Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community and there is coordination

What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a city

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
14 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
14 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?