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Join S. Kathleen Bandt, MD, Northwestern Medicine Epilepsy Surgeon, as she presents an overview of current treatment options for medication-resistant epilepsy, discusses the indications for each option, and reviews the quality of life benefits from surgery for epilepsy. The complimentary community wellness program will be held from 5:30 p.m....
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in healthcare career scholarships to deserving students in the area. The following students received scholarships: · Margaret Fraser, Occupational Therapy, Newark · Blair Wright, Medicine, Sandwich · Ashley Martinez, Nursing, Plano · Victoria Gregory, Nursing, Sandwich · Caitlyn Jess, Nursing, Earlville · Stephanie Shields, Nursing,...
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary will hold its Annual Meeting and Fall Luncheon on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the St. John’s Lutheran Church, 235 S. Green St., Somonauk, IL. The day will begin with the annual meeting at 11 a.m., followed by Volunteer...
The Genoa Community Women’s Club recently presented the staff at Northwestern Medicine Hospice – DeKalb with a check for $2,400 to support quality end-of-life care and bereavement services. The money was raised during the annual "Bunco for Breast Cancer" event. The Genoa Community Women's Club was founded in 1947 and...
Three Northwestern Medicine hospitals are recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is again recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country ranking No. 13 on the prestigious Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Northwestern Memorial remains ranked No. 1...
Artists and crafters are invited to participate in the Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary’s Artisan Market on Friday, October 6, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm in the Roberts Conference Center at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital. Set-up will be Thursday, October 5, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The...
Volunteer Opportunities Women, men and teen volunteers play an important role within KishHealth System, providing friendly neighbor-to-neighbor interactions with our patients and visitors. These interactions help put patients and family members at ease and make them feel comfortable and cared for. In addition, volunteers perform tasks that help our staff...
Northwestern Medicine Ben Gordon Center was the recipient of the DeKalb County Community Foundation’s Community Needs Grant. The $20,000 grant will be used to update the interior space of the facility and will contribute to the Therapeutic Environment Project. The Therapeutic Environment Project is intended to create a physical...
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Spring Meeting and Luncheon on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 11 am at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 320 S. Depot Street, Somonauk. The day will begin with the group’s annual meeting, followed by volunteer recognition and...
When it's not an emergency but you need care today, convenient care at Northwestern Medicine KishHealth Physician Group can help. Located minutes from Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital on Gateway Drive, Convenient Care is a community-based clinic designed to handle non-emergency health issues in a convenient setting. Elevated Care + Convenience Every day,...
The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary, the Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary, and the KishHealth Foundation, part of Northwestern Medicine, offer several scholarships each year for DeKalb County residents pursuing healthcare studies. Scholarships are offered to students pursuing careers in healthcare studies, including nursing, radiology, pre-med, medical, and...
Nurses at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital are being honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the efforts of all nurses and the duties they perform every day. The first award recipient...