Weiss Stories

Weiss Employees Share Their Stories

What Makes Weiss One of Chicago's Top Hospitals? 

Lynette Wilkos-ProstranIn March 2011, U.S. News & World Report ranked Weiss Memorial Hospital as one of the top hospitals in the Chicago area for Orthopedics. Our employees and staff react to the news. Read more

What Makes Weiss Employees Special?

Therese AntonyTherese Antony, RN, CIC, director of Infection Prevention at Weiss, has been named a hero. The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) selected Antony as one of the organization’s 2013 Heroes of Infection Prevention. Read more

Bichlan LyWeiss is thrilled to welcome back Vietnamese Community Liaison Bichlan Ly. Bichlan has worked at Weiss for more than 13 years, helping patients and physicians better communicate with each other. Read more

David Rogers

Rogers is Executive Director of the VetNet at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Deputy State Representative for Veterans of Foreign Wars and a Peer Support Specialist at North Side Housing and Support Services. He runs a monthly Veterans Support Group at Weiss. Read more

Nurse Antony in HaitiInfection prevention nurse Therese Antony first went to Haiti three years ago. As a volunteer at a clinic in the remote village of Duchity, she saw as many as 200 patients a day. She plans to return to Haiti this year, along with 3South Nursing Director Kathleen Downey. Read more

Phillip Dothard: Weiss employee/singerPhillip Dothard leads a double life. By day, he serves as quality coordinator at Weiss, ensuring the safety and satisfaction of Weiss patients. By night, he sings with the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Read more

Dr. Finn wins Science AwardChicago Center for Orthopedics director, Henry Finn, MD, won a science award from his alma mater after his daughter Lauren nominated him. Read more 


Heidi in Haiti

Heidi Behnke, director of Rehabilitation Services at Weiss, arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, months after the devastating earthquake. Read more 


Medical Jeopardy at Weiss

Residents and attending physicians at Weiss battled it out in "Medical Jeopardy." Read more

New Nurse Graduates at Weiss Laura Green, a recent college graduate and new nurse at Weiss, was part of a Weiss nursing retention program called, "Nurturing the New Graduate," which helped her adjust to working directly with patients. Read more

Nurses' Tea at Weiss

Weiss celebrated Nurses Week with a High Tea and the first annual Nightingale Excellence in Nursing Award. Read more