By Megan McCann
Have you ever wondered how Northwestern Memorial Hospital grew to become one of the nation’s premier academic medical center hospitals? The following video tells our story that started nearly 150 years ago. As time has passed, Northwestern has evolved to meet the healthcare needs of Chicago and the country. We became a health system when Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital joined Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, allowing us to further expand our reach into Lake County. Today, we are part of Northwestern Medicine, which is the shared vision that joins Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in a collaborative effort to transform medicine through quality healthcare, academic excellence and scientific discovery.
View the video to follow the journey of where we’ve been and where we’re striving to go in the future:
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