Medals of Excellence

Silver Cross Sehring Medal of Excellence

The Silver Cross Sehring Medal of Excellence recognizes the accomplishments of an outstanding individual for his or her service to the healthcare profession. The Medal’s name honors the memory of George H. Sehring, M.D. – a dedicated physician who throughout his more than 40 years of service to our community personified the values for which the medal is awarded.  A silver medal and plaque are awarded at the annual Childerguild Ball to a leader who exhibits the highest degree of personified of professional competence, resourcefulness, loyalty, benevolence, and dedication to the health care profession.   The recipient exemplifies the values of caring service to others that are the bedrock of Silver Cross Hospital tradition.

Recipients

2019: Reno Caneva, D.P.M.

2018: Mary Brenczewski, R.N., B.S.N.

2017: David Mikolajczak, D.O.

2016: Paul Pawlak

2015: Salvador Rinella, M.D.

2014: Frederick Alexander, M.D.

2013: Paul Morimoto, M.D.

2012: Joseph Karcavich, M.D.

2010: Mark Danielson, M.D.

2009: Ernesto Tan, M.D.

2008: Al Ray, M.D. & Kay Ray

2007: Tom Streitz, D.D.S.

2006: Irving Rudman, M.D.

2005: Kaeyton Nixon

2004: Bun Co, M.D.

2003: Lora McGuire, R.N.

2002: Samuel Goldhaber, M.D.

2001: Wylie Mullen, M.D.

2000: Richard Tarizzo, M.D.

1999: Daniel Gutierrez, M.D.

1998: George H. Sehring

To nominate an individual for the Silver Cross Sehring Medal of Excellence, contact the Silver Cross Foundation at (815) 300-7105 or tsimons@silvercross.org.

Silver Cross Sangmeister Medal of Excellence

The Silver Cross Sangmeister Medal of Excellence is given to recognize the accomplishments of an outstanding individual for his or her service to the community.  The Medal’s name honors the memory of George H. Sangmeister, a devoted servant to Silver Cross Hospital, our local communities, and our state and federal government.  A silver medal and plaque are awarded at the annual Childerguild Ball to a leading citizen for competence, service, and dedication in a field other than healthcare that contributes to the common good.  The recipient exemplifies the values of caring service to others that are the bedrock of Silver Cross Hospital tradition.  

Recipients

2019: James Roolf

2018: Edward Czerkies

2017: James Glasgow

2016: Cheryl McCarthy

2015: Debra Condotti

2014: Br. James Gaffney, FSC

2013: Terry D’Arcy

2012: Russ Slinkard

2010: Robert Rogina

2009: James Fagan

2008: Val Rand

2007: Frank Turk, Jr.

2006: J.D. Ross

2005: John Leach

2004: Rev. Isaac Singleton

2003: Frank Maragron

2002: Pamela Heavans

2001: LaVerne & Dottie Brown

2000: Gladys Fox

1999: Douglas Hutchison

1998: George Sangmeister 

To nominate an individual for the Silver Cross Sangmeister Medal of Excellence, contact the Silver Cross Foundation at (815) 300-7105 or tsimons@silvercross.org.

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.