Tag: Franciscan Health

Franciscan Health resident Dr. Nishant Kumar, left, receives the Lowell Goldberg Memorial Scholarship from Dr. Goldberg’s widow Beverly Goldberg and Dr. Tilemahos Spyratos. (Provided photo)

Franciscan Health resident receives Goldberg Memorial Scholarship

The Franciscan Health Foundation announced that first-year medical resident Dr. Nishant Kumar is this year’s recipient of its prestigious Dr. Lowell Goldberg Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to the graduating osteopathic medicine student who has earned the highest clinical rotation scores.  Franciscan Health resident Dr. Nishant Kumar, left,[Read More…]

Franciscan Health joins BroadStreet for creation of new violence prevention effort

Franciscan Health and BroadStreet recently launched a new collaboration with the hope of leveraging data into action using nationally available dashboards for promoting violence prevention across communities. The dashboards present evidence-based interventions specific to a community’s demographics and socioeconomic factors. To create the dashboards, Stacey Quick, Franciscan Health community health[Read More…]

Franciscan Health 20th Classic Golf Outing is Aug. 15

The 20th Franciscan Health Classic will be held on Monday, Aug. 15, at Olympia Fields Country Club.  Proceeds from this year’s event will help fund a new Medical Simulation Lab at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields. Laurie Crosby, Franciscan Health Foundation executive director, said the COVID-19 pandemic underscored the need for[Read More…]

Franciscan Health’s Social Impact Program partners with nonprofits to serve at-risk populations

Franciscan Health received funds to support healthcare-related programs for non-profit, health and human service organizations in at-risk communities. These funds will be allocated through Franciscan’s Social Impact Partnership Program (SIPP). SIPP funding applications will be accepted until June 11. Partner agencies will be announced July 29. Organizations may apply for[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: March 28

Flossmoor library extends closure. Franciscan offers online COVID-19 assessment tool. South Suburban Humane Society provides update.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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