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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...
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital is accepting applications for its Teen Age Group Service (TAGS). The TAGS program provides teens volunteer opportunities at the hospital. Current high school students and eighth graders who will enter high school in the fall of 2017 are encouraged to apply. Deadline to submit application...
The community is invited to the sixth annual benefit concert, Transformation Through Rhythm, on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at 2 pm in the DeKalb High School Auditorium. The concert will feature the DeKalb High School Percussion Ensemble, the Northern Illinois University Percussion Ensemble, the Harambee African Percussion Ensemble and...
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary has donated a bereavement bench to the campus of Valley West Hospital. The bereavement bench was donated to the Maternity Suites department as a memorial and a place for parents and family to gather and remember tiny lives that have been lost....
KishHealth Physician Group, part of Northwestern Medicine, welcomes dermatologist Kimberly Ann Bauer, MD. Dr. Bauer is welcoming new patients at the Physician Group office located at 1850 Gateway Drive, Sycamore. “I am excited to be joining the KishHealth Physician Group to provide high quality medical dermatology care to patients in...