MAYWOOD, IL – Gottlieb Memorial Hospital has been voted Outstanding Clinical Site by the 2015 nurse anesthesia graduating class at Chicago’s Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.
“Gottlieb was chosen for this top honor from a field of 31 hospitals and medical center clinical sites in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana,” says Sandra Larson, PhD, MS, CRNA, APN chair, program director, Nurse Anesthesia program at Rosalind Franklin. “We are grateful for our affiliation with Gottlieb and proud to partner with the Gottlieb anesthesia and operating room professionals to train the future generations of health care professionals.”
Some of the comments written about Gottlieb by the nominating students include:
- “The Gottlieb anesthesia team truly values each other. There’s no ‘us vs. them’ mentality that we often see. This makes for a nice working environment.”
- “They genuinely want to teach and take an active role in educating the students.”
- “Gottlieb was welcoming to a first day clinical student and the anesthesia group was receptive as well as knowledgeable.”
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, located in Melrose Park, IL, has teaching affiliations with several higher education medical institutions including Rosalind Franklin University. “Teaching the next generation of nurse anesthetists in a clinical setting is central to our academic mission as part of Loyola University Health System,” says Suzanne Park, CRNA, Gottlieb. Park is clinical coordinator of the nurse anesthesia teaching program. “It is especially meaningful that Gottlieb was chosen by the students to receive this esteemed award.” The nurse anesthesia teaching program is overseen by Howard Konowitz, MD, and Robert Molnar, DO, of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.