Silver Cross Partners with Joliet Central and West High Schools’ Intern Program
Students Job Shadow Silver Cross Nurses and Clinical Staff
New Lenox, IL (May 8, 2013) —Recently 30 Joliet Township Central and West High School sophomore students took a break from class and came to Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox for real-life lessons on April 23 and 24. The free intern program offers a valuable experience and great opportunity for sophomores enrolled in an advisory class allowing them real insight into medical careers.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (May 7, 2013) — Carl DiLella, D.O., board certified orthopedic surgery physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. DiLella attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at St. James Hospital and Health Centers in Olympia Fields; and a sports medicine fellowship at Los Angeles Orthopedic Institute in Sherman Oaks, CA. His office is located with Bone and Joint Physicians at 15255 South Harlem Avenue in Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 423-8440.
Silver Cross Hospital Volunteers Honored for Service
New Lenox, IL (May 6, 2013)—Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet honored its volunteers at the annual recognition luncheon held at the Bolingbrook Golf Club in Bolingbrook on April 21. With four volunteer organizations: Advisory Board (Encore Resale Shop), Childerguild (Gift Shop) and The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons (founders of Silver Cross) and Inservice volunteers, more than 700 area residents donate their time and talents to raise funds for the hospital and assist in daily operations. Over the last year, they have given 64,000 hours of service and raised over $283,000 for the Silver Cross Foundation. For more information, about volunteer opportunities, visit www.silvercross.org or call (815) 300-7117.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (May 2, 2013) —Timothy Friedrich, D.P.M., board certified podiatric surgery physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Friedrich attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago. He completed a podiatric medicine and surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. His office is located with Oak Orthopedics at 19552 S. Harlem Ave., Frankfort. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 469-3452.
Myths & Realities of Aging
Internal Medicine/Geriatrics physician shares tips May 8 at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (May 1, 2013)—Think you know the facts about growing older? Think again! Dr. Ramaraja Yalavarthi, internal medicine and geriatric physician, will share helpful information about what is fact and what is fiction and how you can live well into your golden years. This free program will be held Wednesday, May 8, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Light refreshments served. Register to attend at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).