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Current Press Releases
Dean Tsarwhas, MD, Named Medical Director of Cancer Services for Northwestern Medicine’s Lake Forest Hospital and Grayslake Outpatient Center - 1/11/16
Northwestern Medical Group Launches Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Program - 12/1/15
Northwestern Medicine Welcomes Newest Member KishHealth System - 12/1/15
Dr. Jennifer Nam Choi Appointed Chief of OncoDermatology for Northwestern Medicine - 11/19/15
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital to Join Northwestern Medicine - 10/29/15
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital to Recognize Local First Responders - 10/20/15
New Leadership Announced for Northwestern Memorial Hospital and
Northwestern Medical Group - 10/15/15
Chicago to Kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness for October with Pink Lighting Ceremony - 10/2/15
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Receives Highest Nursing Honor - 10/2/2015
Northwestern Medicine Names New Chair Of Urology - 9/30/15
Lesniak Named Chair of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern - 9/29/15
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Providing Healthcare for Golfers, Spectators During BMW Championship Golf Tournament - 9/8/15
Northwestern Medicine News Blog
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare announced today that KishHealth System has become the newest member of Northwestern Medicine (NM). With the addition of Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb and Valley West Hospital in Sandwich, NM expands to six hospitals, 90 sites of care, and more than 26,500 physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers across eight Illinois counties.
“We are excited to welcome KishHealth to Northwestern Medicine,” said Dean M. Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. “The addition of KishHealth to our growing integrated academic health system will allow patients in DeKalb County and northern Illinois even greater access to high-quality care, closer to where they live and work.” Read More
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Medicine hosts Grand Rounds by Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative medicine pioneer - 11/23/15
Andrew Weil, MD, known as the father of the integrative medicine movement, recently gave Grand Rounds for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Medicine on the meaning and role of integrative medicine. Read More
November 17 is World Prematurity Day, a day to bring awareness to the number one killer of young children — preterm birth. Northwestern Medicine’s Prentice Women’s Hospital was the first hospital in Illinois and currently the only hospital in Illinois with a full-time March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program.
Jessica Bowen, MSW, LCSW, works with NICU families full-time as the NICU Family Support Specialist at Prentice. She provided insight into her role, the experience of having a child in neonatal intensive care and what she hopes World Prematurity Day will accomplish. For more information about the March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program at Prentice, visit http://nicu.nm.org/nicu-family-supportreg-program.html. Read More
Media Relations Team