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Congrats! Centennial Baby Photo Winner

Erica J.

Erika was born at Ingalls Hospital in the 1990s, and her five children were also born at Ingalls Hospital. We are so grateful to Erika for her strong connection to the history of UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital!

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Congrats! Centennial “Tell Your Story” Winner 

Patricia A.

“I was 19 with a small child to care for. With my mom’s urging, I decided to go to nursing school. Before I was accepted to school, I thought I should get some hospital experience. I applied to be a nursing assistant. Ingalls called that they had a housekeeping job. I was so disappointed, but decided to take it anyway. I went in to accept the position and during the conversation with the person in HR, I told her my plans for nursing school. She said, “well, let’s see if I can find you something better suited to your plans.”
That one thing changed my life. She found me a Medical Assistant position in Labor and Delivery and the Nursery. That was it for me. I was hooked, I had found my calling. I not only became a Nurse, I went on to get my Masters and my degree as a Certified Nurse Midwife. I would work in the field of Woman’s Healthcare for over 30 years. All because of that one person in HR who decided to go the extra mile. Thank you Ingalls!”

EVENT

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Presents

Journey to Breastfeeding

FREE – 3 Class Series
February 15th, 22nd, and 29th
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join us on a journey to successful breastfeeding! In this class we will cover everything you need to know to make breastfeeding a positive experience, including the latest latch techniques, feeding positions, the first few days with your baby, healthy eating habits, and postpartum support.

Each participant who attends all three classes will receive a free baby bag filled with breastfeeding support items upon completion.

For more information, contact Shanice Williams at 708-915-3825
Location: Ingalls Campus, POB LL 3 & 4

Free! Register Today

Ingalls Day of Service & Reflection

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Philanthropy

August 25, 2023 in Philanthropy

Kidfest 2023

On Saturday July 29th the UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial sponsored Kidfest, a back to school event hosted by our community partners Family Christian Health Center! The sponsorship is made possible through the…
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Clinical

February 5, 2024 in Clinical

Health and Wellness Fair

Date and time: Saturday, February 17 · 11am - 1pm CST   Location: UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial 40n NW 156th Street, Harvey, IL   About this event: The University of…
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Your Impact

June 2, 2021 in Donor

Healthy Baby Network

About the Healthy Baby Network Being pregnant can be an overwhelming experience. The Healthy Baby Network is a community–based prenatal care program that includes a unique network of local healthcare providers,…
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Health and Wellness Fair

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Date and time: Saturday, February 17 · 11am - 1pm CST   Location: UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial 40n NW 156th Street, Harvey, IL   About this event: The University of…
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UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial 100th Anniversary

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Individuals with a special connection to Ingalls Memorial were on hand to unseal a 35-year-old time capsule. Among items in the capsule were historical photos, as well as medical instruments…