Therese Jorwic

Therese Jorwic

Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences


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1919 W. Taylor St., 223 AHSB

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By appointment


Teri Jorwic has over 30 years of experience as an educator in the areas of classification and coding systems. She has presented numerous workshops and developed educational material for in-class and online courses ICD-10-CM/PCS, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS/CPT coding as well as reimbursement systems for hospitals, physicians and other health care providers and associations. A leader in ICD-10-CM/PCS education, she has served as AHIMA faculty for the ICD-10 Academies since 2009. Teri is the author of several articles and publications. She is the co-author of the AHIMA text ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach, and received the 2014 AHIMA Triumph Literary Legacy Award for this publication. She also authored the ICD-9-CM for Physician Practices text and educational materials for a variety of organizations. She served as a monthly columnist for the Medical Office Manager newsletter until 2013 and is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the American Health Information Management Association.


MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS, University of Illinois at the Medical Center