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The Davee Foundation Names Emergency Department

Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) was recently named for Ruth D. and Ken M. Davee. A generous gift from The Davee Foundation, which was created by the late Mr. Davee, will help position the ED to better serve its growing numbers of patients.  Ken Davee contributed to Northwestern Memorial every year from 1972 until he passed away in 1998. After his death, his widow, Ruth...

Transforming Cancer Care with the Help of Our Donors

The Cancer Survivorship Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is an interdisciplinary institute that brings together clinicians and scientists to stimulate and support exceptional cancer survivorship patient care and research programs. Our patient centered approach provides comprehensive supportive oncology services including psychosocial,...

Frank Krumlovsky, MD with Julie Captain of Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Physician’s Generosity Enhances Patient Care

Exceptional patient care begins with exceptional care providers—a fact well known to Frank Krumlovsky, MD, who spent his entire 40-year career as a nephrologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. “It struck me early in my career that, since patients have constant contact with their nurses, that it’s crucial for these nurses to receive continual educational opportunties,” says Dr. Krumlovsky. “A...