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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...
Kristin Christian, Physical Therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, completed a series of continuing education courses to become a Certified ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test) credentialed Physical Therapist. ImPACT is the most widely used computerized neurocognitive test for concussions. This test is completed to establish a baseline...
Regional Medical Group orthopaedic physicians Brian M. Babka, MD and Jerome Kolavo, MD will begin seeing patients in DeKalb soon. Both doctors will be practicing in the Medical Office Building at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital. Brian M. Babka, MD is board certified in family medicine and sports medicine.  Dr. Babka...
On November 18, 2016, Adient, formerly Johnson Controls, in Sycamore, generously donated $1,425, to the KishHealth Foundation, part of Northwestern Medicine, to benefit cancer programs. Proceeds were raised for the company’s annual donation with several company-wide efforts including bake sales, raffles, and luncheons. For more information visit kishfoundation.org and...