YKHC’s Rita Kalistook was named Distinguished Nurse of the Year at the annual March of Dimes banquet held recently in Anchorage. The award goes to nurses who have demonstrated leadership and expertise throughout their careers.
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Dr. Susan Sergie is a Yup’ik from Alakanuk, raised in the traditions of subsistence and now working as a Dentist for YKHC. Here is her story.
Meet YKHC’s Optometry doctor, Wesley Charlton.
Intrigued by the way health care is provided in the YK Delta, Dr Mondesir accepted a job as a pediatrician at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Hospital in 2008.
This year the delegates voted decreasing ER wait times their number one priority.
Things went incredibly well as we “turned on” RAVEN, our Electronic Health Record system: Records And Verification Electronic Network on January 28, 2013.
YKHC’s Outpatient Clinic Service Chief and Subregional Clinic Unit Director grew up in the small town of Capron, Illinois, (population 300), one of three sisters.
YKHC’s Inpatient Unit Director is a family medicine physician whose dedication to public health, missionary work and tuberculosis research has affected people all over the globe, including Papua New Guinea, India, Taiwan, Barrow, and Bethel.
Dr. Grace Sy arrived in Bethel in 2011 and quickly found warm hearts in a cold climate. She is originally from the Philippines and spent the last several years practicing family medicine in rural Kentucky.
When Jean Brinich moved to Bethel in 1994, she brought incredible experience in health and science education, volunteering, and Health Aide training. She soon put it all to good use at YKHC as a nurse practitioner.