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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005)
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  • 1. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (Updated 4/1/2005) GOVERNMENT AGENCIES (NATIONAL) Name: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention URL: http://www.cdc.gov Description of site: The CDC's primary focus is to prevent the spread of disease and to promote health. Mission: To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: Yes Internships: Research -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: National Cancer Institute URL: http://www.nci.nih.gov Description of site: The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination and other programs with respect to cause, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer, rehab from cancer and the continuing care of cancer patients and their families. The NCI is one of the institutes of the National Institutes of Health. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute URL: http://rover2.nhlbi.nih.gov Description of site: The NHLBI provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lungs and blood, blood resources and sleep disorders. The NHLBI is an institute in the National Institutes of Health. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism URL: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov Description of site: The NIAAA supports and conducts biomedical and behavior reserch on the causes, consequences, treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The NIAAA is one of the institutes of the National Institutes of Health. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No
  • 2. Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases URL: http://www.niaid.nih.gov Description of site: The NIAID's primary focus is support for scientists to conduct research aimed at developing better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent the many infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases that affect people worldwide. The NIAID is one of the institutes of the National Institutes of Health. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: National Institutes of Health URL: http://www.nih.gov Description of site: The NIH's primary focus is to perform research to gain knowledge that is pertinent to the health of all people. Mission: To uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GOVERNMENT AGENCIES (STATE) Name: State of Illinois: Department of Central Management Services URL: http://www.state.il.us/cms/edu Description of site: The CMS administers the exams necessary for employment with the State of Illinois. The site has a vast listing of health/medical job openings with the State. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Illinois Department of Public Health URL: http://www.idph.state.il.us Description of site: The IDPH's focus is to help ensure the residents are protected against disease and injury to the extent possible. Mission: To promote the health of the people of Illinois through the prevention and control of disease and injury. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No
  • 3. Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Illinois Occupational Information Coordinating Committee URL: http://www.ioicc.il.us/HealthCareers/PubHealthCar.htm Description of site: The IOICC function has recently been taken over by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). The function at hand is to provide the highest quality workforce career information to the citizens of Illinois. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GOVERNMENT AGENCIES (LOCAL) Name: Chicago Department of Public Health URL: http://w6.ci.chi.il.us/Health Description of site: The Chicago Department of Public Health's primary focus is to help maintain the physical health of the ethnically diverse population within the neighborhoods of Chicago. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Cook County Department of Public Health URL: http://members.aol.com/ccdphealth/ccphome/page10.html Description of site: The Cook County Department of Public Health serves much of suburban Cook County. Its services range from the prevention to the treatment of various ailments and illnesses. Mission: To protect and promote health and to prevent illness, disability and premature death among all residents of suburban Cook County. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: DuPage County Health Department URL: http://www.dupagehealth.org Description of site: The DuPage County Health Department's primary focus is to promote health, prevent injury and provide quality of service to its residents. Mission: Promote physical and emotional health, prevent illness, injury and disability: protect health from environmental risk and strive to assure the provision of accessible, quality service.
  • 4. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Kane County Health Department URL: http://www.kanehealth.com Description of site: The Kane County Health Department's primary focus is to promote health and prevent disease through educational awareness. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Kankakee County Health Department URL: Does not exist -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Kendall County Health Department URL: Does not exist -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Lake County Health Department URL: http://www.co.lake.il.us/health Description of site: Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center became a Federally Qualified Health Center in 1997. Its premise is that no resident will be denied care due to the inability to pay. Mission: The promotion of health, the prevention of disability and the protection of our environment. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: McHenry County Health Department URL: http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/CountyDpt/health Description of site: McHenry County Health Department's primary focus is to educate its residents on health living and preventive medicine. Mission: To prevent disease, disability and premature death through the promotion of a healthy lifestyle and environment. Volunteer opportunities: Yes
  • 5. Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Will County Health Department URL: Does not exist -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Name: American Dental Association URL: http://www.ada.org Description of site: The ADA formally recognizes nine dental specialties, including dental public health. Mission: Commitment to the public's oral health, ethics, science and professional advancements of dentists; lead a unified profession through initiatives in advocacy, education, research and development of standards. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: American Heart Association URL: http://www.americanheart.org Description of site: The AHA is a national voluntary health agency. Mission: To reduce disability and death from cardiac diseases and stroke. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: Yes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: American Lung Association URL: http://www.lungusa.org Description of site: The ALA is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States whose focus is to fight all forms of lung disease. Mission: To prevent lung disease and promote lung health. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 6. Name: American Medical Association URL: http://www.ama-assn.org Description of site: The AMA's primary focus is to promote high standards of medicine, research and education and to enact a strong advocacy agenda for patients and physicians. Mission: To strive to serve as the voice of the American medical profession. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: American Public Health Association URL: http://www.apha.org Description of site: The APHA is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing over 50 occupations of public health. Mission: To continue to strive to improve public health for everyone. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEALTH CARE FACILITIES Suburban Cook County (North) Name: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital URL: http://www.advocatehealth.com/sites/hospitals/luth Description of site: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is an academic medical center that is a recognized leader for the following: cardiology, cancer services, critical care, mental health/addictions, obstetrics, pediatrics, rehab and women's health. Mission of Advocate Health Care: To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Alexian Brothers Medical Center/Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital URL: www.alexian.org Description of site: Alexian Brothers Medical Center's primary focus is continuity of care. The hospital staff provide the patient with care after being discharged: home health care, comprehensive rehab, skilled care, hospice and senior care services. Mission of Alexian Brothers: To serve the health care needs of the community with a constant striving for the highest quality care, innovative and responsible use of resources and an abiding regard for the individual.
  • 7. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Evanston Hospital URL: http://www.enh.org/about.asp#EvanstonHospital Description of site: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Evanston Hospital is the core of Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. Its clinical strengths include cancer, cardiac and gastrointestinal services, as well as psychiatry, orthopedics and maternity services. Mission of Evanston Northwestern Healthcare: To preserve and improve human life through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Glenbrook Hospital URL: http://www.enh.org/aboutasp#GlenbrookHospital Description of site: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Glenbrook Hospital is a community hospital that offers high-tech services including: cardiac care, total hip and knee replacement, eye surgeries and neurological services. Mission of Evanston Northwestern Healthcare: To preserve and improve human life through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital URL: http://www.gottliebhospital.org Description of site: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital provides services in birthing, cardiology, Level II trauma, extended care, home health, hospice care, oncology, rehab, senior programs, surgery and women's health. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Holy Family Medical Center URL: http://www.reshealth.org
  • 8. Description of site: Holy Family Medical Center is a not-for-profit community health care facility that provides high quality care in the areas of inpatient and rehab services (including orthopedics and maternity) and outpatient services (including surgical services and medical imaging). Mission of Resurrection Health Care: To witness God's sustaining love through compassionate, family-centered care. Motivated by a reverence for life and respect for those we serve, we are committed to improving the health and well being of our community. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Northwest Community Healthcare URL: http://www.nch.org Description of site: Northwest Community Healthcare has 500+ beds and offers a variety of medically advanced inpatient and outpatient services. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Oak Park Hospital URL: http://www.rush.edu/oph Description of site: Many of Oak Park Hospital's inpatient and outpatient services are linked to Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, including Rush Heart Institute and Rush Cancer Institute. Mission of Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center: To provide comprehensive, coordinated health care services in the Chicago metropolitan area and selected tertiary services to people throughout the nation. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: Yes (2 related to public health) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Rush North Shore Medical Center URL: http://www.skokienet.org/rnsmc Description of site: Currently redesigning web site -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: St. Alexius Medical Center URL: http://www.stalexius.org
  • 9. Description of site: St. Alexius Medical Center follows the Alexian Brothers' values of compassion, dignity of the person, care of the poor, holism and partnership in terms of patients, employees and medical/dental staff. Mission: To continuously improve the health and wellness of area residents by anticipating the healthcare needs of the community and deliver value-driven, high quality, compassionate care. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Saint Francis Hospital (Evanston) URL: http://www.reshealth.org Description of site: Saint Francis Hospital is a full service medical facility that operates a nursing and rehab center and the Breast Center, along with offering a variety of comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services. Mission of Resurrection Health Care: To witness God's sustaining love through compassionate, family-centered care. Motivated by a reverence for life and respect for those we serve, we are committed to improving the health and well being of our community. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Westlake Hospital URL: http://www.reshealth.org Description of site: Westlake Hospital offers traditional quality hospital care, as well as high-tech diagnostic procedures and specialized inpatient services (such as the Center for Rehabilitation). Mission of Resurrection Health: To witness God's sustaining love through compassionate, family-centered care. Motivated by a reverence for life and respect for those we serve, we are committed to improving the health and well being of our community. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: West Suburban Health Care URL: http://www.westsub.com Description of site: West Suburban Health Care is a community hospital that is sensitive to the needs of the individual and applies humanistic, quality approaches within its services. Mission: To have an ongoing commitment to the well being of the communities we serve, our charitable trust and the individuals we employ.
  • 10. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Suburban Cook County (South) Name: Advocate Christ Medical Center URL: http://www.advocatehealth.com/sites/hospitals/chmc Description of site: Advocate Christ Medical Center is an academic medical center that has the highest level of designation for trauma and perinatal care. Mission of Advocate Health Care: To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created by the image of God. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Advocate South Suburban Hospital URL: http://www.advocatehealth.com/sites/hospitals/ssub Description of site: Advocate South Suburban Hospital is a community-based, full service hospital committed to providing comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and diagnostic services. Mission of Advocate Health Care: To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Ingalls Hospital URL: http://www.ingalls.org Description of site: Ingalls hospital is comprised of a 582-bed facility, a professional office building, a community care center, a cancer care center, a skilled nursing facility and a rehab facility. Mission: To bring quality care to families in the South Suburbs. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 11. Name: LaGrange Memorial Hospital URL: http://www.ahmidwest.org Description of site: LaGrange Memorial Hospital takes pride in being known for providing quality medical care with a personal touch. Mission of Adventist Health Systems Midwest Region: To provide whole-person health. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Centers URL: http://www.lcmh.org Description of site: Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Centers offers a Mother/Baby home care and educational program, a cancer center, a behavioral health center and bereavement programs for children and adults in addition to its superior medical care. Mission: To continue to serve the health and wellness needs of all in the Catholic tradition as we strive to enhance the sacredness life and human dignity. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Loyola University Medical Center URL: http://www.luhs.org Description of site: Loyola University Medical Center is nationally recognized in providing specialty care and primary care, as well as conducting research for the treatment of heart disease, cancer, organ transplants and neurological disorders. Mission: To foster an environment that encourages innovation, embraces diversity and respects life and values human dignity. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: MacNeal Hospital URL: http://www.macneal.com Description of site: MacNeal Hospital is a 427-bed teaching hospital that has the most complete behavioral program in the area, along with a vast range of state-of-the-art technology (including pulmonary and cardiac services, sports medicine and orthopedics). Mission: To expand the scope of our care to provide quality medicine throughout Chicagoland. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No
  • 12. Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Palos Community Hospital URL: http://www.paloshospital.org Description of site: Palos Community Hospital is a not-for-profit facility that focuses only on those services necessary to better the health of the patient and does not deny anyone services who cannot pay. Mission: To uphold the respect and dignity of all human life. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Riveredge Hospital URL: http://www.columbia-hca.com Description of site: Riveredge Hospital is the largest private freestanding inpatient psychiatric hospital in Illinois. Mission: Committed to the stabilization of acute illness through therapeutic interventions, medication, and liaison to community outpatient services. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Saint Francis Hospital and Health Center (Blue Island) URL: http://www.stfrancisblueisland.com Description of site: Saint Francis Hospital and Health Care Center's (Blue Island) values include compassion, respect, excellence, stewardship and community. Mission: Through our exceptional healthcare services, we reveal the healing presence of God. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: St. James Hospital and Health Centers-Chicago Heights/Olympia Fields URL: http://www.stjameshhc.org Description of site: St. James Hospital and Health Centers provide many services to its communities which include: cardiology, oncology, emergency services, orthopedics, child health, behavioral health, senior services and a Diabetic Center Volunteer opportunities: No
  • 13. Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DUPAGE COUNTY Name: Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital URL: http://www.advocatehealth.com/hospitals/gsam Description of site: Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is a 316-bed hospital that offers the highest level of trauma care and excels in the delivery of cardiac care, oncology, mental health services, outpatient testing and therapies and women's/children's services. Mission of Advocate Health Care: To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Central DuPage Hospital URL: http://www.cdh.org Description of site: Central DuPage Hospital is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services designed around the individual. Mission: To optimize the health and well being of our communities by partnering with those we serve. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Edward Hospital URL: http://www.edward.org Description of site: Edward Hospital has a vast variety of services ranging from animal- assisted therapy to diabetes care to occupational health to women's services. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare URL: http://www.emhs.com Description of site: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital is a 427-bed facility that is committed to excellence in medical and surgical care, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics,
  • 14. maternity and emergency care. Mission: To enhance the health of the communities and customers we serve. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: GlenOaks Hospital URL: http://www.keepingyouwell.com Description of site: GlenOaks Hospital provides residents of the Western Suburbs with a full range of medical care. Mission of Adventist Health System Midwest Region: To provide whole-person health. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Hinsdale Hospital URL: http://www.keepingyouwell.com Description of site: Hinsdale Hospital has Centers of Excellence that are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and exemplary physicians. Mission of Adventist Health System Midwest Region: To provide whole-person health. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital URL: http://www.marianjoy.org Description of site: Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital provides various rehab systems and services to encompass the varying needs of each individual's recovery. Mission: Committed to human and community development in ourselves and in health and shelter services. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: RML Specialty Hospital URL: http://www.rmlspecialtyhospital.com Description of site: RML Specialty Hospital is a long-term acute care hospital with a focus on patient rehab.
  • 15. Mission: Committed to quality medical care. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- KANE COUNTY Name: Delnor-Community Hospital URL: http://www.delnor.com Description of site: Delnor-Community Hospital is affiliated with Tyler Medical Services (an occupational health care provider) and Women's Health and Wellness (a primary care center for women). Mission: To provide excellence in healthcare and to promote lifelong wellness in the communities we serve. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Provena Mercy Center URL: http://www.provenamercy.com Description of site: Provena Mercy Center is a multi-site health care provider that offers comprehensive, highly advanced general medical and behavioral services. Mission of Provena Health: To build communities of healing and hope by compassionately responding to human need in the spirit of Jesus Christ. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Provena Saint Joseph Hospital (Elgin) URL: http://www.provenasaintjoseph.com Description of site: Provena Saint Joseph Hospital (Elgin) is a 260-bed facility that is regionally recognized for cancer treatment. It houses Provena Midwest Institute for Neutron Therapy (one of three in the nation) and is the only Catholic-associated neutron therapy facility in the world). Mission of Provena Health: To build communities of healing and hope by compassionately responding to human need in the spirit of Jesus Christ. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 16. Name: Rush-Copley Medical Center URL: http://www.rushcopley.com Description of site: Rush-Copley Medical Center provides specialty services from the treatment of cancer to heart disease to women's/children's health. Mission: To work together to serve your healthcare needs through excellence in education, technology, and a caring touch. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Sherman Hospital URL: http://www.shermanhealth.com Description of site: Sherman Hospital is the recognized regional heart center for the Northwest Suburbs and ranks third in the Chicagoland area in patient volumes for open- heart surgery. Mission: To serve the community's healthcare needs through a cost-effective continuum of preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services in a manner that reflects a high level of quality and service. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- KANKAKEE COUNTY Name: Riverside Medical Center URL: http://www.rhc.rsh.net Description of site: Riverside Medical Center is a not-for-profit facility whose specialty areas are in obstetrics, trauma, oncology, occupational health, geriatrics, alcohol and chemical dependency and psychiatric services. Mission: To provide quality, caring services and to improve the health status of communities everywhere. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- KENDALL COUNTY Name: Kendall Healthcare URL: Does not exist --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 17. LAKE COUNTY Name: Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital URL: http://www.advocateheatlh.com/sites/hospitals/gshp Description of site: Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is a trauma center and provides care for the critically ill and underweight newborns. Mission of Advocate Health Care: To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rotted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Condell Medical Center URL: http://www.condell.org Description of site: Condell Medical Center provides a continuum of care that begins with promotion of health and well being and spans to aftercare in the home. Mission: To identify and meet the health care needs of our patients and to provide quality, cost-effective services which exceed the expectations of those we serve and allow us to grow and flourish with the communities we serve. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Highland Park Hospital URL: http://www.hphosp.org Description of site: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Highland Park Hospital provides such specialized facilities as the Kellogg Cancer Center and the Cardiovascular Care Center, as well as mental health programs on eating disorders, substance abuse and adolescence psychiatric care. Mission of Evanston Northwestern Healthcare: To preserve and improve human life through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Lake Forest Hospital URL: http://www.lakeforesthospital.com Description of site: Lake Forest Hospital's Foundation includes the Dearhaven Child Care and Learning Center, the Lake Forest Health and Fitness Institute, the Westmoreland Nursing Center and the Women's Auxiliary of Lake Forest Hospital.
  • 18. Mission: To optimize the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs of the whole person. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Midwestern Regional Medical Center URL: http://www.cancercenter.com Description of site: Midwestern Regional Medical Center houses The Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion. The capabilities of the treatment center includes, but is not limited to, chemotherapy, intra-arterial infusion, surgical oncology, naturopathy, high dose rate brachytherapy, diagnostic imaging and motion in life. Mission: To empower our patients and their families to WIN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER EVERY DAY by offering innovative treatment options that make a meaningful difference in the quality of their lives. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Provena Saint Therese Medical Center/Victory Memorial Hospital URL: http://www.vistahealth.com Description of site: Provena St. Therese Medical Center and Victory Memorial Hospital have combined and become Vista Health. This system serves as a medical center and a referral center and has coordinated efforts to lower healthcare costs without sacrificing quality of service. Mission of Provena Health: To build communities of healing and hope by compassionately responding to human need in the spirit of Jesus Christ. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MCHENRY COUNTY Name: Memorial Medical Center/Northern Illinois Medical Center URL: http://www.centegra.org Description of site: Memorial Medical Center and Northern Illinois Medical Center have combined to form Centegra Health System. Centegra is integrated health providers built on the tradition of quality care services. Mission: To provide quality health care services with innovative and responsible use of resources and promote wellness for the greater McHenry County Area. Volunteer opportunities: No
  • 19. Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WILL COUNTY Name: Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center (Joliet) URL: http://www.provenasaintjoe.org Description of site: Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center (Joliet) has the region's only cardiovascular surgery program, along with Level II trauma services, sophisticated cancer treatment capabilities, advanced surgical techniques among others. Mission of Provena Health: To build communities of healing and hope by compassionately responding to human need in the spirit of Jesus Christ. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Silver Cross Hospital and Medical Centers URL: http://www.silvercross.org Description of site: Silver Cross Hospital and Medical Centers has formed various Centers of Excellence with other providers including the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch (Neuromedicine of Excellence), Children's Memorial Hospital (Pediatrics Center of Excellence) and its own Diabetes Center of Excellence. Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY Name: Atena URL: http://www.atena.com Description of site: Atena is committed to funding research and has the following pharmaceutical companies listed as funding partners: Astra Zeneca, Aventis, Merck, Novartis, Pharmacia, Schering-Plough, SmithKline Beecham and TAP Pharmaceutical Products. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Astra Zeneca URL: http://www.astrazeneca-us.com Description of site: Astra Zeneca is an international research-based pharmaceutical company that manufactures prescription pharmaceutical products. Mission: Discovering, developing and delivering innovative pharmaceutical products; enriching the lives of the patients, families communities and other stakeholders; creating a challenging and rewarding environment for everyone.
  • 20. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Aventis Pharma URL: http://www.aventispharma-us.com Description of site: Aventis Pharma's primary focus is on researching and developing pharmaceuticals that can meet current unmet medical needs of people---cardiology, oncology, infectious disease, arthritis. Mission: To conquer disease through diagnostics, therapeutic vaccines and innovative medicines and to prevent disease through vaccines and high quality nutrition by the progress of agriculture. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Merck and Company, Inc. URL: http://www.merck.com Description of site: Merck and Company, Inc. is a research-driven pharmaceutical company that looks to improve human and animal health. Mission: To provide society with superior products and services and to provide employees with meaningful work and advancement opportunities and investors with a superior rate of return. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Novartis Pharmaceuticals URL: http://www.pharma.us.novartis.com Description of site: Novartis Pharmaceuticals manufactures generic drugs, eye care products and animal health products. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Pharmacia Corporation URL: http://www.pharmacia.com Description of site: Pharmacia Corporation is the joint efforts between Monsanto Company and Pharmacia & Upjohn---now a global competitor in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • 21. Mission: To improve health and wellness around the world. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Schering-Plough URL: http://www.whatdrivesyou.com Description of site: Schering-Plough is a recognized leader in biotechnology, genomes and gene therapy Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: GlaxoSmithKline URL: http://www.gsk.com Description of site: GlaxoSmithKline is a global manufacturer and supplier of pharmaceuticals and is based in the UK (headquarters) with operations in the US. Mission: To improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: TAP Pharmaceutical Products URL: Does not exist -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: American Pharmaceutical Services URL: http://www.apsrx.com Description of site: American Pharmaceutical Services' products include, but are not limited to, infusion therapy products, respiratory therapy products, restorative therapy products and patient care products. Mission: To be the preferred provider of pharmacy-related services for the senior population in the communities we serve. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 22. Name: Ortho Biotech, Inc. URL: http://www.thebody.com Description of site: Ortho Biotech, Inc. is a member of the Johnson and Johnson family and has vast resources on the subject of anemia associated with HIV therapy. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Pfizer, Inc. URL: http://www.pfizer.com Description of site: Pfizer, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company that has manufactured such products as Viagra (erectile dysfunction), Zoloft (depression) and Lipitor (cholesterol) to help improve people's daily lives. Mission: To help humanity and deliver exceptional financial performance by discovering, developing and providing innovative health care products that lead to healthier and more productive lives. Volunteer opportunities: Yes Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CLASSIFIEDS- NEWSPAPERS Name: Chicago Sun-Times a Chicago Job Network URL: http://www.chicagojobnetwork.com Description of site: The Chicago Job Network is an excellent resource for finding jobs in Chicago and the suburbs. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Chicago Tribune-Digital City-Classified Plus URL: http://homedigitalcity.com/chicago/aboutus/main.adp Description of site: Classified Plus is an online job resource offered to members of AOL and Compuserve and reaches over 44 million people. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 23. Name: Daily Herald URL: http://www.dailyherald.com Description of site: The Daily Herald Newspaper is available in the following counties: Cook, Dupage, Kane, Lake and McHenry. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Daily Southtown URL: http://www.dailysouthtown.com Description of site: The Daily Southtown Newspaper began a web site in 1997 that links its electronic edition to the Chicago Sun-Times, Star Publications and Pioneer Press (all comprising the Chicago Newspaper Network). Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Pioneer Press Newspapers URL: http://www.pioneerlocal.com Description of site: Pioneer Press Newspapers is based in Glenview, Illinois and serves 48 suburban communities. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Star Newspapers URL: http://www.starnewspapers.com Description of site: Star Newspapers is part of the Chicago Newspaper Network, along with the Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Southtown and Pioneer Press Newspapers. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: The Suburban Chicago Newspapers URL: http://www.copleynewspapers.com
  • 24. Description of site: The Suburban Chicago Newspapers publishes four daily newspapers: The Beacon News (Aurora), The Courier News (Elgin), The Herald News (Joliet) and The News Sun (Waukegan). Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: The Sun Publications URL: http://www.copleynewspapers.com Description of site: The Sun Publications include the following communities: Fox Valley Villages, Naperville, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Bolingbrook, St. Charles, Batavia, Wheaton, Lisle, Plainfield, Lincoln-Way, Homer Township/Lockport/Lemont. Volunteer opportunities: No Fellowships: No Internships: No

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