Giving Issue 1 2016

Giving Issue 1 2016 cover page

Featured Articles

The Making of a Better Cardiologist
Family traditions are usually a welcome gift passed down through generations. However, some traditions, such as heart disease, aren’t so welcome. Read more

Going the Distance for Independence
Jamie Corley was living the dream in 2009. She had just graduated from college and was working in Washington, D.C., as a staffer in the U.S. Congress. She was enjoying her new apartment and her independence. Everything was going right.

But it all changed when a series of events led to the discovery of a tumor on her spine. Read more

Finding the Nerve to Fight and Win
Nearly 400,000 people are impacted by nerve injuries each year. Yet, peripheral nerves—nerves in the arms and legs—are often overlooked by medical specialists. Read more

Meet a Modern Nursing Pioneer
Long before hospital-acquired infections became a major national concern, Olive Gray Emmert-Coe understood the importance of proper handling and sterilization of hospital supplies to prevent cross-contamination and the spread of infection. Olive, a 1944 graduate of the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing, is a trailblazer in the area of central sterile supply, now known as materials management or supplies distribution. Read more

Endowed Chairs Spark Future Medical Breakthroughs
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital supports more than 30 endowed chairs and deanships thanks to donor gifts. Read more

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