IMPACT Magazine - Spring 2013
Spring 2013 issue of Impact Magazine, Swedish Medical Center’s featured news publication. Impact Magazine is a reflection of the effect that our generous donors have on the health of our community. Through this magazine, we hope to introduce our readers to the physicians, staff, patients and donors who make Swedish a world-class health care delivery system focused on improving the lives of each person we touch.
impact advancing health care through philanthropy Spring 2013 A UNI UE RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES The Lytle Center For Pregnancy & Newborns 2012 DONOR RECOGNITION ISSUE PHILANTHROPY ADVANCES CARDIAC SURGERY PROGRAM from the TOP impact advancing health care through philanthropy A year to remember The most important year in Swedish Medical Center’s history was, of course, 1910, when ten members of Seattle’s Swedish-American community joined together to create the first Swedish Hospital, a 24-bed “advanced” facility on Belmont Avenue that would expand (and relocate) steadily for a century and become the Swedish we know today. Swedish’s second most important year, however, has to be 2012, the remarkable twelve-month roller coaster ride of changes, milestones, challenges and accomplishments which we recently completed. Early last year, as I am sure you know, we entered into an historic affiliation with Providence Health & Services. This affiliation preserved Swedish’s history, its secular identity and its brand, while also making us a key component of a much larger, multi-state organization. Making this affiliation work has been a complicated task, but after many long hours put in by Swedish administrators and staff at every level, I believe we are much better positioned to be able to continue providing high quality, cost-effective care in a rapidly evolving health-care environment. In addition to enabling us to benefit from economies of scale in areas like purchasing, human resources, accounting and information technology, the Providence affiliation has placed us at the heart of a network of providers that covers Western Washington. This flexible network will allow Swedish and Providence to develop innovative strategies for providing care to large, geographically dispersed patient groups defined by insurers or large employers. This type of population-based care, which can focus on wellness and disease prevention much better than the fee-for-service model which now dominates care delivery in the U.S., is certain to become increasingly important as pressures increase to improve health and lower costs. A quick note: all of us who work at Swedish are pleased and very proud to congratulate Rod Hochman, M.D., Swedish’s former CEO, who was recently named the new CEO of Providence Health & Services. Rod came to Swedish in 2007, and during his tenure succeeded in dramatically improving the working relationship between Swedish’s hospital leadership and its medical staff leadership. He also implemented many of the structural and organizational changes that have positioned Swedish to thrive in the demanding environment that is being created by health care reform and ongoing economic difficulties. We look forward to working closely with Rod in the years ahead. Another thing that made 2012 memorable for Swedish was the unprecedented financial challenges we faced. A year ago, you may have read a story in your newspaper that Swedish was losing as much as $250,000 a day and facing a projected annual deficit of $90 million. This story was true, and perhaps our biggest accomplishment in 2012 involved the successful steps we took to address the national problem of declining patient volumes and revenues due to the bad economy in order to put Swedish on a sound financial footing by year’s end. Our turnaround resulted from large and small steps that we took to lower costs and improve our financial situation. Some of these steps involved making cuts in programs and areas where patient volumes and revenues were down. We also made staffing reductions, mostly through a voluntary separation program with incentives for early retirement. These measures were difficult, but thanks to the hard work of Swedish staff and administrators at every level on every campus in our system, we finished 2012 with an operating gain of more than $30 million. One of Swedish’s most remarkable accomplishments in 2012, and one that directly involves the readers of IMPACT, was the success of The Campaign for Swedish, which reached its initial $100 million goal last summer, 17 months before its conclusion on December 31, 2013. Philanthropic support from the community has been crucial to Swedish’s strength since its founding, and it is certain to become an increasingly important factor in our ability to provide the best possible care to our patients as financial pressures on hospitals continue to grow. As we move forward into 2013, Swedish remains focused on becoming an even stronger resource for the communities and families we serve. I am humbled by and deeply grateful for the support we receive from you, our donors. Your generosity and your belief in Swedish will continue to be critical to our success, and they will, I am confident, help us to finish The Campaign for Swedish with a bang. Warmest regards, Swedish Medical Center Spring 2013 Volume 5, Issue 1 EDITOR Lindsay Hopkins DESIGNER Angela Bogdanovich Turk FEATURE WRITER Jennifer Schaefer CONTRIBUTING Colleen Bromen WRITERS Karen Chan Marnie Foust Mary Hackett Gaynor Hills Bob Hinck Lauren Moore Ashley Petty Samantha Vanover FEATURE Rosanne Olson, PHOTOGRAPHER Rosanne Olson Photography CONTRIBUTING Ben VanHouten, VanHouten Photography, Inc., PHOTOGRAPHERS Swedish Medical Photography and Video impact advancing health care through philanthropy Spring 2013 A UNI UE RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES The Lytle Center For Pregnancy & Newborns 2012 DONOR RECOGNITION ISSUE PHILANTHROPY ADVANCES CARDIAC SURGERY PROGRAM ON THE COVER Four-month old Lael and her mom, Nicole, overcame breastfeeding challenges and are now advocates for the Lytle Center. Read their story beginning on page 6. Cover photo by Rosanne Olson Kevin Brown Chief Executive Welcome to Swedish Medical Center’s IMPACT magazine. This publication is designed to provide you with the latest information about Swedish services and events, health care and medical topics, and the activities of the Swedish Medical Center Foundation and its supporters. IMPACT is published as a community service by Swedish Medical Center. Any questions or comments may be addressed to Lindsay Hopkins, editor, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122-4307. I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 CONTENTS SPRING 3 5 6 For additional content and information on ways to give, visit us at www.swedishfoundation.org To receive our newsletter with information about Foundation news and events, register online at www.swedishfoundation.org/newsletter-signup www.facebook.com/swedishmedicalcenter www.twitter.com/swedish www.youtube.com/swedishseattle Capsules Swedish Cancer Institute Social Work program A cornerstone of integrated care services 2013 17 To learn more about The Campaign for Swedish, visit www.campaignforswedish.org Annual donor roll call A â€œthank youâ€? to our generous supporters and giving highlights of 2012 Foundation News 12 Swedish/Edmonds Imagine Gala Event inspires record-breaking support for campus Advances to cardiac surgery program TAVR, hybrid-OR made possible thanks to philanthropy Feature 14 Legacy Partner spotlight Savvy donor Bob Cunnison is a champion of gift annuities The Lytle Center Offering families an important medical, community, and social resource When it opens summer 2013 at the Swedish/First Hill campus, The Lytle Center for Pregnancy & Newborns will be the go-to resource for families in the community. Page 6 Photo by Rosanne Olson w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 1 Swedish Cancer Institute appoints new executive director A Following a national search, Thomas Brown, M.D., M.B.A. will build upon SCI’s long history of providing high-quality, personalized cancer care. based clinical trial consortium. fter an extensive national search, He holds an MBA from Rice Univerthe Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) sity. A graduate of the Medical College has appointed Thomas Brown, of Virginia, Dr. Brown completed an M.D., M.B.A. as its new executive director. internal medicine residency at the UniIn his new role, Dr. Brown’s main reversity of Florida and a fellowship in medsponsibilities include overseeing the ical oncology at The Johns Hopkins Institute’s Swedish-based program and University School of Medicine. Dr. Brown’s network development; leading SCI’s vision, clinical practice and research focus has strategy, planning, advocacy and execubeen on therapeutic development in gastion work; furthering relationship develtrointestinal malignancies. His profesopment with the Providence Health & sional and academic interests include Services network; organizing and leading health-care policy and international healthefforts to reposition SCI for health-care care delivery systems. reform; overseeing the Institute’s clinical “As the new executive director, Dr. research efforts and advanced technology Brown will focus on furthering the 81-year initiatives; as well as championing SCI’s history and reputation of SCI as a leader in fund-raising efforts. providing personalized cancer care with Dr. Brown comes to Swedish from the a research-driven, evidence-based, multiUniversity of Arizona, where he served as disciplinary, and disease-oriented model professor of medicine and chief operating As the new executive director, Thomas Brown, of patient care,” says Todd Strumwasser, officer of the University of Arizona Cancer M.D., M.B.A. will steward SCI’s vision. Center. Prior to that, he was a professor and vice president M.D., Swedish senior vice president and chief operating officer. at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and “He will help steward the development of a world-class cancer while on the faculty at Duke University led development of the program, that is both cost effective and quality driven, but most multi-disciplinary GI cancer program and a regional, community- importantly patient-centered.” i Swedish/Edmonds cares for its community Physicians and nurses participate in heart screening event for local high school students. id you know that one high school athlete will suffer a sudden cardiac arrest every three days in the United States? In February, over 450 students from Edmonds-Woodway High School were screened for possible heart conditions to help prevent sudden cardiac arrest, the leading cause of death in young athletes on the playing field. The nonprofit Nick of Time Foundation organized the event with over 100 volunteers from the community, including physicians and nurses from the Swedish/Edmonds emergency department and Heart and Vascular Institute. “This is the kind of event I strongly support because the screenings can identify a previously undetected heart condition 2 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 D and help a student avoid sudden cardiac the electrical signals of the heart. All childarrest,” says Gregg Miller, M.D., medical ren received limited physical exams, and director at Swedish/Edmonds emergency in some cases underwent an echocardiogram. The results department. “Most were reviewed onof the students I site by cardiologists examined did not and sports physihave risky heart cians experienced conditions, so the in heart screenings. athlete and parents As a result of the were relieved and screenings, physitruly appreciated cian follow-ups the peace of mind were recommended we were able to for several of the provide.” children: 15 students Screenings conwith elevated blood sisted of a Heart Miller, M.D., medical director at Swedish/ pressure, 10 stuHealth Survey ask- Gregg Edmonds emergency department, examines Connor ing about possible O’Brien at a recent heart-screening event at Edmonds- dents with family medical history or signs and symp- Woodway High School. toms or family history of a heart condi- secondary symptoms, and two students tion. ECGs were performed that analyze for immediate follow-up. i A achieve the best possible outcome. t the Swedish Cancer Institute Sandi Johnson, MSW, Oncology (SCI), staff recognize that no Social Work Supervisor states,“Swetwo patients are alike, and that each dish Cancer Institute’s social work person will face a unique set of cirphilosophy is guided by a compassioncumstances, needs and challenges ate commitment to supporting each throughout their journey. In addition individual, their family and their careto providing world-class clinical care, givers. We believe that each patient Swedish Cancer Institute is proud to has the right to meaningful particioffer many integrated care options pation in decisions affecting their and services to patients and their health care and that we have an oblifamilies. Social Work Services is one example of this, and our dedicated team counseling, psychiatric referrals and gation to detect and address suffering and of social workers and cancer psychiatrists support groups, Swedish oncology social threats to patients’ health, autonomy have created a robust support network workers are devoted to the emotional and integrity.” A cancer diagnosis will often have a for patients and their families facing a health of each patient. They begin their work at the time of diagnosis, collabo- ripple effect on the lives of the patient cancer diagnosis. SCI social workers serve as a key conduit rating with the patient, caregivers and and their caregivers, impacting everything for helping patients access a wide variety of physicians to develop a treatment plan from maintaining employment to the care and wellness options, including indi- that optimizes each person’s ability to ability to care for their family. Financial concerns can often vidual and family arise, and stress counseling, support over navigating nugroups for patients merous and comcaregivers, art therplicated insurance apy, cancer educaforms and paytion, and genetic and ments can take a financial counselors. heavy toll on paSupport Group tients and caremembers find the Generous donors Anne and Jack Fontaine (fourth and fifth from right), pictured with the SCI givers. Social workservices invaluable. Social Work team. ers also play a very “The caregiver supimportant role in port group gives me a helping patients safe place to express work through the the rewards, frustraWhen Anne Fontaine’s parents, Cleo Wubbena and Merton Winkel, were countless issues of tions and devastation married in the 1940s, they had no idea that their family’s Iowa farmland would everyday life, which of being a primary eventually create an incredible legacy of care, thousands of miles away in the can feel overwhelmcaregiver. The social Pacific Northwest. ing during a time workers listen withA combination of personal encounters with cancer and their own professional when the cancer out judgment, even experiences as social workers have made Anne and her husband, Jack, great cham patient needs to when someone brings pions of social workers and the role they play to patients and families facing a focus on his or her up something painful cancer diagnosis. The Fontaines’ relationship with Swedish began when one of health and wellness. or challenging. This Anne’s closest friends was treated at the Swedish Cancer Institute. Anne was The Swedish is an invaluable part impressed and comforted by the level of care and support that her friend received. Cancer Institute is of my support system Several years later, Anne saw her mother’s community in rural Iowa rally around proud of offer our and I can’t imagine her with resources and love when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Anne patients access to being without it,” a and Jack were touched by the kindness their loved ones received in times of crisis, critical integrated current group memand thought often of how challenging it would have been without the vital care services. Our ber says. support from social workers. oncology social The emotions Anne inherited the family farm in Iowa after her mother’s passing in 2012. workers consider it surrounding every When considering their own estate plans, Jack and Anne made a decision to use a a privilege to serve stage of cancer — portion of the Iowa property to establish a fund at the Swedish Cancer Institute, in this unique role from diagnosis to and “The Iowa Farm Fund for Social Work Services” was thus created in honor as consistent prosurvivorship — can and memory of Anne’s beloved parents. viders of care to pabe overwhelming for The Fontaines’ generous future gift is a testament to the vital role that social tients and their fameveryone involved. workers play, and will ensure that SCI patients have access to these critical support ilies throughout the Through one-on-one services in years to come. cancer journey. i counseling, family Swedish Cancer Institute Social Work: A cornerstone of integrated care Iowa farm land leaves a legacy of care w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 3 Swedish offers new treatment for glioblastoma brain tumors Patients at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute are able to benefit from some of the most advanced treatments available. W The NovoTTF-100A System offers patients an important alternative to traditional glioblastoma therapies. hile the survival rates for patients with many types of cancer have improved dramatically in recent decades, the outcomes for brain cancer patients have changed little in the last century. The average survival rate for patients with glioblastoma multiforme, the most common and malignant type of brain cancer, is 18 months, and only three new treatments for glioblastoma (GBM) have been U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved in the past 30 years. The Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (the Ivy Center) was established at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in 2008 to expand the range of treatments options available to patients with benign and malignant brain tumors in the Pacific Northwest, and ultimately to find a cure for brain cancer. Today, the Ivy Center offers patients some of the most advanced treatments available, including access to more than 10 clinical trials of promising new therapies. In February 2013, the Ivy Center added an innovative new therapy to its growing list of GBM treatment options. The NovoTTF™-100A System was the first device to receive FDA approval as a treatment for brain tumors in April 2011. The NovoTTF-100A System is a medical device that delivers intermediate-frequency, alternating electrical fields to the tumor, which may slow or stop tumor growth. The device comprises two components: a portable electrical source and four large patches, each containing nine ceramic discs called transducer I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 arrays. The patches form a cap-like device that is affixed to the patient’s scalp with adhesive. The electrical source can be plugged into a wall outlet or can run on batteries, giving patients the freedom to go about their daily activities. The NovoTTF-100A System offers an important alternative to traditional GBM therapies, such as surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and radiosurgery, which typically control the tumor for only one to two years. Also, because there are minimal treatment-related side effects with the NovoTTF100A System, the quality of life for patients treated with this new therapy is superior to that associated with some traditional treatments. “We are still learning the appropriate role and timing for the NovoTTF-100A System in patients with recurrent GBM,” says John W. Henson, M.D., FAAN, a neuro-oncologist at the Ivy Center. “However, we see it as an important treatment option for patients who cannot undergo additional surgery or chemotherapy.” The Swedish Neuroscience Institute is one of the few centers in the United States whose clinical staff has been trained and certified in the use of this new system. It is also the only study location in the Northwest participating in a related clinical trial that is evaluating the use of the NovoTTF-100A System as treatment immediately after a patient is diagnosed with GBM. In this study, the system is used in addition to radiation therapy and chemotherapy. i 4 Philanthropy fuels advances in cardiac surgery W $1.5 million in support from The Campaign for Swedish. my life’,” shares SHVI cardiologist O. Madalina Petrescu, M.D. Comprised of a cardiologist and cardiac surgeon, the TAVR team uses a prosthetic valve that is delivered to the heart via a catheter-based system placed through the femoral artery in the leg. Because it is less invasive, there is a shorter procedure time and hospital stay compared to traditional open-heart surgery. The 30 TAVR procedures that have been performed to date at Swedish have yielded outstanding results. The average intervention takes about three hours, and the average length of stay is about three to five days. “The good news for people who are high risk is that this procedure gives them a tremendous opportunity to have their valve repaired,” says cardiologist Bob Bersin, M.D. “This is a whole new multidisciplinary approach for Swedish and working as a team will only result in better outcomes. TAVR allows us to offer previously untreatable or high risk patients with aortic stenosis the hope for a longer, better-quality life.” ith more than 60 heart and vascular specialists collaborating at a dozen community clinics and seven regional hospital campuses, the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute (SHVI) provides one of the most comprehensive cardiac care programs in the Northwest. As our population ages, SHVI has a growing obligation to increase its capacity to meet the community’s need for cardiovascular care. More than $1.5 million in direct and indirect support from The Campaign for Swedish has opened a new chapter in cardiac surgery that will help make that possible. ties — and traditional open-surgery as part of the same procedure. As traditional open-heart procedures are replaced with minimally invasive ones, such as TAVR, the hybrid cardiovascular OR’s multidisciplinary environment allows physicians to perform the ideal type of surgery for each patient. Eric Lehr, M.D., a cardiac surgeon at Swedish, is grateful for the community partnerships that have led to enhanced patient-care options. “As physicians, we are thankful for the generosity of the donors who made it possible for Swedish to build one of the most advanced hybrid operating rooms in the country. This room combines the best imaging systems with built-in capability for robotic surgical procedures, helping us to treat challenging heart conditions through very small incisions. Procedures performed in this room allow patients to return to full activity much earlier.” TAVR program launched In spring 2012, Swedish became one of only a few sites in the country to offer a revolutionary new minimally invasive procedure for transcathater aortic valve replacement (TAVR), thanks to $250,000 in support from the fundraising Campaign. In November 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve for the treatment of patients with severe, symptomatic native aortic valve stenosis who are too vulnerable for open-heart surgery. As aging baby boomers increase the population of older adults, the number of people diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis — caused by the calcification and narrowing of the valve, thereby limiting blood flow from the heart — is rising. Severe aortic stenosis affects an estimated 5 percent of people age 75 and older. Valve replacement is the only cure for aortic stenosis; yet, for many older patients, traditional open-heart surgery may not be an option. “It is highly fulfilling to be part of the TAVR program. Our team can offer a patient with limited surgical treatment options the opportunity for very positive outcomes. The moment of truth and recognition comes forth when the patient says, ‘Thank you for giving back State-of-the-art imaging equipment purchased It is essential that the TAVR team of cardiologists and surgeons get a comprehensive view of a patient’s heart and vessels prior to performing complex procedures like TAVR. More than $250,000 in philanthropic funds was used to purchase a new Siemens DynaCT imaging system for the new hybrid OR. The DynaCT system generates highresolution three-dimensional images of the heart using an angiographic C-arm that moves around the patient. Within a minute, physicians not only have a complete 3-D image of the patient’s unique cardiovascular system that is similar to what would be captured by a traditional CT scan, but also a live X-ray of the beating heart in one examination. This advanced technology creates a road map for physicians, allowing procedures to be completed more accurately and quickly than ever before. “Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive, integrated and highestquality cardiac care to even our most vulnerable patients,”says Glenn Barnhart, M.D., executive director and chief of cardiac surgery services at SHVI. “We are extremely grateful that generous support from the community is making that possible.” i w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g New hybrid operating room open Complex, high-risk procedures like TAVR are best performed in a hybrid operating environment with cutting-edge imaging equipment, room for a large team of cardiac specialists and the capacity to switch to traditional open-heart procedures if necessary. Approximately $1 million in support from The Campaign for Swedish was allocated to build a new hybrid operating room (OR) at the Swedish/Cherry Hill campus. Construction on the 1,200-squarefoot OR was completed in fall 2012. Hybrid ORs combine state-of-the-art surgical equipment and surgical clinicians with the advanced imaging equipment and medical providers typically found in a cath lab. They allow physicians to combine both minimally invasive techniques — such as stent placement and angioplas- 5 6 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 FEATURE The Journey Begins The new Lytle Center will provide support to families of newborns When 33-yearold Seattle attorney Nicole Jabaily gave birth to her first baby – a healthy 8 pound, 4 ounce girl named Lael Margaux Jabaily Roberson – on November 5, 2012, she expected her biggest concern to be getting the hang of changing a diaper. Nicole’s pregnancy had been “very straightforward,” she says, and with the help of a doula and her husband, Jeff, she had a relatively easy labor at the Swedish/First Hill Childbirth Center. She and Jeff had taken several parenting-education classes at Swedish, such as infant CPR, to prepare for their new arrival, and “I thought we were completely covered,” remembers Nicole. “I expected nursing to be the least of my worries. I figured I’d just lay the baby on my chest, and she’d instinctively latch on.” However, when this scenario began to play out following Lael’s birth, “nothing happened,” says Nicole. “The labor and delivery nurse put the baby on my chest, but she wasn’t eating.” The nurse provided Nicole with a nipple shield – a flexible piece of silicone that helps with breastfeeding – but, after trying for an hour, Lael still failed to latch successfully. “I was worried because I’d heard that the first feeding is really important,” says Nicole. She recalls the nurse commenting on Lael’s “cute little heart-shaped tongue,” but she didn’t think much of the remark at the time. During Nicole’s 48-hour postpartum stay at Swedish, Lael managed to nurse a little, with the help of a lactation consultant, but “she never ate well – just a little bit here and there,” says Nicole. “She wasn’t really latching on.” By the time the family checked Story by out, Lael’s weight had dropped Jennifer Schaefer to 7 pounds, 11 ounces – not unusual for a newborn, but Photos by still enough of a loss to cause Rosanne Olson Here FEATURE the new parents some concern.“I didn’t know how stressed I should be,” remembers Nicole. Nicole and Lael continued to struggle with breastfeeding at home, and when Nicole took her daughter in for her first well-baby check two days later, on a Friday, she discovered Lael was still losing weight and had dropped to 7 pounds, 5 ounces – a little more than 11 percent below her birth weight. “The doctor was worried and I was worried, because babies are supposed to be back up to their birth weight by the time they’re a week old,” says Nicole. Mother and baby left with an appointment to return on Monday for another weight check. Lael was eating better over the weekend, but she and Nicole were still struggling to hit their stride with nursing. “The baby was still having trouble with feeding,” recalls Nicole. Although Nicole had been encouraged while pregnant to enjoy long stretches of undisturbed sleep before the baby arrived, she wasn’t prepared for the sleep deprivation that having a new – and hungry – infant entailed. She says, “The baby needed to eat every two-to-three hours, but each feeding could take an hour or two” – so trying to get nutrition into little Lael seemed a never-ending struggle. “I felt totally overwhelmed as a new mom, but I just assumed everything would work out,” says Nicole. “The first days of our baby’s life were wonderful, except for our trouble feeding and the fact that I wasn’t sleeping.” On the advice of Lael’s physician, Nicole began using a curved syringe to help encourage the baby to nurse – a method that worked with some success. Unfortunately, after a few days, the syringe broke. “There was no way to fix it, so I ordered more syringes online,” Nicole says, adding that her mother was visiting from Colorado at the time. Nicole’s mom suggested that she call Swedish to find out if it was possible to get more syringes right away, so Nicole called Swedish’s 8 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 New Parent Information Line, (206) 386-MOMS, to inquire. “The consultant answered ‘hello’ and I just started crying,” says Nicole. “I began telling her that my baby wasn’t eating great, but I couldn’t even finish the sentence.” That lactation consultant, Emily Pease, RN, IBCLC, from Swedish Breastfeeding Center, was able to provide Nicole with a few additional syringes. With the help of the new syringes, Nicole and Lael got through the night, but “that was my darkest hour,” recalls Nicole. The next day, Nicole brought Lael to the Swedish/ Ballard campus for a one-and-a-half-hour consultation with Pease. “ At our appointment, Emily focused on troubleshooting,” says Nicole. “She specifically looked at the shape of Lael’s mouth.” Pease’s conclusion was that Lael was suffering from ankyloglossia – a condition commonly known as “tongue tied,” in which an unusually short, thick lingual frenulum (the membrane that connects the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth) can cause decreased mobility of the tongue. In Lael’s case, her short frenulum was preventing her from nursing successfully. Pease told Nicole there was an easy fix: having Lael’s frenulum cut, or “released,” during a brief outpatient appointment. Pease provided Nicole with a list of physicians who performed the procedure, and Nicole was able to schedule an appointment for later that day. In the weeks that followed, Lael’s breastfeeding improved significantly. Though weight gain was slow at first, with the help of another lactation consultation with Pease followed by two Swedish group lactation-support sessions, Lael was soon eating like a champ, and before long the scale showed positive results. For Nicole, the assistance she received from Swedish was a lifeline in a time of frightening uncertainty. “Emily was very comforting and calm,” she says. “She told me, ‘You’re doing this right, your milk supply is good, the baby is having wet diapers and isn’t dehydrated.’ Then we worked together to solve the puzzle.” As Nicole’s story shows, navigating the waters of new parenthood can be tough – especially when many moms face shorter maternity stays and less access to family and community resources than they may have had in the past. Having a strong support network to turn to for advice during the first days and weeks after a baby is born – as well as in the months leading up to the birth – can make a huge difference, both in the mother’s well-being and in the child’s. In summer 2013, Swedish will open the new Lytle Center for Pregnancy & Newborns at the First Hill campus. This modern, 5,400-square-foot, ground-level space will be located at the campus’ south entrance, and will provide a much-needed support network – not only for new moms and babies, but for all family members and caregivers of a newborn, whether or not the baby was born at one of Swedish’s four birthing centers (located at the First Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah campuses). “Swedish offers the best care in pregnancy and childbirth anywhere, but there’s been a gap,” says Theresa Demeter, director of Women and Infants Services Development at Swedish. “Many new moms go home with tons of questions, like ‘Am I doing this right?’, ‘Am I healthy?’ and ‘Is my baby healthy?’. The Lytle Center will provide them with answers and services after they leave the hospital, all in one place, to help them tran- sition from hospital to home.” Features that new families will find at the new center include: • A clinic for new-mother and well-baby checkups, given in the first few days after they leave the hospital, to ensure both mom and infant are doing well • A certified lactation consultant, available to provide breastfeeding support through one-on-one appointments, and other nursing support • Breast pump rentals and a full range of expert-recommended retail offerings, including maternity support belts, nursing bras and other breastfeeding supplies, specialty preemie and newborn items, and other essentials • Individualized care for women experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression, including social-and psychiatry services such as screening and small group therapy • Classroom space for Swedish support groups and childbirth- and parenting-education classes (which currently draw nearly 11,000 community members per year) • Baby-care stations where families can weigh babies and change their diapers, with all of the needed supplies at hand • An outside play area for toddlers and children w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 9 FEATURE In addition, touchpads, hightech kiosks and computer stations will provide easy access to information and education (for example, about kids’ wellness); fitness classes will be offered for new moms and children; and a helpful staff will be available to answer questions and provide as sistance, and ensure new Swedish moms and babies are registered for their follow-up appointment at the Center. Prior to departure, mothers who give birth at First Hill can visit the Lytle Center to have their questions answered, purchase any necessary last-minute newborn items and rent a breast pump if need be, while waiting in comfort for a member of their group to get the car. Another important Lytle Center offering will be jaundice screening for NICU babies, as well as oximitry testing which will ensure they are ready to move from a car bed to an upright car seat. Even with the many medically advanced functions happening within, the new Center is designed to be warm and welcoming, says Jane K. Uhlir, M.D., Swedish’s executive director for Women & Infants, Pediatric Specialty Care and Clinical Process Improvement. “It will be a lovely space, with a fireplace and comfy chairs,” says Dr. Uhlir. “We want mothers, fathers, grandparents and other family members to feel comfortable – not like they’re in a hospital – so that they can gather, get support and exchange ideas.” Community partners, such as PEPS and Conscious Fathering, will help facilitate these connections and conversations, says Dr. Uhlir. The Center’s phone number, (206) 386-MOMS, provides information on all things infant-related at Swedish, from choosing a pediatrician to finding out when hospital tours are offered. disorders and breastfeeding, issues many new moms struggle with. According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 15 out of every 100 women will experience postpartum mood disorders within the first three months after giving birth. About half of these women will have mild or moderate depression and around half will suffer from major depression. Any depression can be debilitating, of course, and receiving help right away is a big part of improving a new mother’s happiness and confidence in caring for her child. At the Lytle Center, moms will be screened for postpartum mood disorders via an easy-to-answer questionnaire as part of their postpartum clinic visit. Women found to be suffering from depression can then see a social worker or psychiatrist, if needed, or will be referred to other specialists for further care. Dedicated support groups will also help put women on the road to recovery. “Postpartum depression has a huge psychological impact on moms, babies and families, but it’s not socially acceptable to talk about,” says Dr. Uhlir. “New motherhood is supposed to be this wonderful time of life. But postpartum depression is like any other illness – if you take care of it early, it may not be such a problem. There are many different types of therapies available, and we can help get women to the proper resource.” Another Lytle Center priority, says Theresa Demeter, is to help women successfully breastfeed and continue to do so for as long as they want to. It is well known that breastfeeding is great for babies: studies show that breastfed babies enjoy a stronger immune system and lower risk of obesity, among other health benefits. But did you know that breastfeeding is also good for moms (beyond helping them shed those postbaby pounds)? By nursing her infant, a mother is thought to lower her stress level, risk of postpartum depression and risk of some types of cancer. As Nicole Jabaily discovered, however, breastfeeding is not always simple. Women who need help will find it in the Center’s Lactation Support program. As its extensive list of features shows, a major goal of the Lytle Center will be promoting wellness. Two areas of focus will be postpartum mood 10 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 In addition to a certified lactation consultant, the program will provide new mothers with group consultations, support groups, supplies and educational resources. “I would say that almost all patients could benefit from coming in and having a visit with the nurse consultant,” says Demeter. She adds that because the Center is a Department of Health licensed space, it’s possible for patients to bill insurance for outpatient lactation services. Swedish Medical Center Foundation has begun raising the estimated $5 million in community support that will be needed to build the Lytle Center for Pregnancy & Newborns and to establish the many essential services it will offer. Chuck and Karen Lytle of Seattle helped turn the vision of the Center into a reality with their generous leadership gift of $1 million. “We are very excited to be able to sponsor the new Pregnancy & Newborn Center. This will be such an amazing resource for mothers, infants and families in our community that need either a little or a lot of support preand postnatal,” Chuck and Karen share. “We have been very fortunate to have had five healthy grandchildren born at Swedish, and hope that many other parents and grandparents will be able to have the same great experience with all of the resources conveniently available to them.” Because many of the Center’s services won’t be paid for by insurance or other reimbursements, ongoing community support will be needed for its programs to operate and to grow in the future. The hoped-for result, says Dr. Uhlir, is the development of a facility that is a national model for comprehensive, coordinated and accessible pregnancy and postpartum care. “My philosophy is that the best time to treat patients is when they need it, not at a later date,” says Dr. Uhlir. “Quickly addressing routine or serious issues that new mothers and babies may experience reduces readmissions and improves patient outcomes.” Thanks to the Lytles and other generous community members, new families in our area will soon have a much needed resource during the first days, weeks and months of their babies’ lives. “Bringing a baby home is more challenging than you might think,” says Nicole Jabaily. “It will be wonderful to have a place to go and a friendly ear. The Lytle Center will focus on how mom is doing, and what the entire family needs to make this new life work.” i Make an impact Rendering provided by Perkins+Will No matter how many times you’ve been through it, expecting, having, and raising a baby are truly some of life’s biggest challenges. Making that adventure a little less stressful is what The Lytle Center for Pregnancy & Newborns will be all about. We need your help to get every family off to the best possible start. The Lytle Center will be funded entirely through philanthropic gifts. We’re asking you to help in any way you can. Y our gifts will help buy something that’s incredibly valuable, and yet priceless, for families who have their babies at Swedish: guidance and peace of mind for the journey of a lifetime. If you are interested in learning more about the Center or making a gift to this community resource, please contact Jennifer Blume at (206) 386-3348 or email@example.com. Writer Jennifer Schaefer can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Rosanne Olson is an award-winning photographer, teacher, lecturer and published author. She collaborates with her fellow humans to tell the truth, beautifully, in her Knowing Portraits practice. To learn more, visit rosanneolson.com. w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 11 EVENTS Community and business leaders support health-care excellence Swedish/Edmonds Imagine Gala raises more than $550,000 for local patients. O (Left to right) James McCullough, M.D., Gwen Johnson, Carolyn Fenning, Molly McCullough and Steve Johnson, pictured at the 2012 Swedish/Edmonds Imagine Gala. Generous donors gathered in support of charity care, cardiac care and emergency services. ver 450 people attended the Swedish/Edmonds Imagine Gala on Friday, November 16, 2012. The annual semi-formal event held at the Lynnwood Convention Center included live music, dinner, as well as silent and live auctions. More than $550,000 was raised from generous community and business leaders in support of charity care, cardiac diagnostic care and emergency services, all of which help to ensure that the highest-quality care is available to patients in North King/ South Snohomish counties. “We are thrilled and grateful for the commitment this community has shown to their hospital,” says David Jaffe, chief executive of Swedish/Edmonds. “All gifts made to Swedish/ Edmonds stay right here, and support programs and services for local patients.” Gala attendees received a surprise announcement about a recent leadership gift from the Swedish/ Edmonds emergency physicians, CEP America. Their gift of $216,010 — the largest gift in the hospital’s history — was selected based on the emergency department’s street address on 76th Ave. W. “We are honored by the generosity of CEP America and their support of emergency services in this community,” says Jaffe. “Their donation is not only the biggest gift ever to this hospital, but the creative amount the physicians selected truly emphasizes their commitment to this hospital.” Our special thanks also goes to our sponsors, including platinum sponsors Puget Sound Cancer Centers, Radia, and Verdant Health Commission, as well as diamond sponsors CEP America, Pacific Anesthesia - Edmonds, Skanska and Sound Women’s Care. Swedish/Edmonds is committed to the health and well-being of its community. On behalf of the patients we serve, we gratefully acknowledge the community members, sponsors and volunteers who joined together to make the 2012 Imagine Gala a night to remember. i Make an impact Swedish is a nonprofit medical center and relies on philanthropic partnerships to sustain current programs and develop new offerings to ensure the needs of the community are met. To learn more about how you can support patients at the Swedish/ Edmonds campus or to make a gift, please contact Lindsay Hopkins, assistant director, major gifts, at (206) 386-2751 or email@example.com. 12 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 A group of graduates from the RN Residency program take the stage during the Destination Swedish event. Destination Swedish: An inaugural success T Nearly $500,000 raised to benefit Swedish’s RN Residency program. he inaugural Destination Swedish luncheon was held at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel on Monday, February 11th. Thanks to generous giving from the 600 guests in attendance, event sponsors, and other donors, nearly $500,000 was raised to support the RN Residency program at Swedish. The RN Residency program draws on — and, we believe, improves on — current best practices for training recent nursing school graduates. The goal of the program is to retain newly hired RNs and help them become the skilled and dedicated career nurses for which Swedish is known. It accomplishes this by providing them with mentoring and specialized training during their first two years of clinical care, much like the training physicians receive during their residencies. This program has been proven to dramatically improve nursing retention rates, helping to address the anticipated national nursing shortage. The funds raised at Destination Swedish will help meet the estimated $1 million cost of creating a dedicated, state-of-theart Learning Center for the program. This completely remodeled space, to be located at the Cherry Hill campus, will include classroom space and a Nursing Simulation Lab. Destination Swedish replaces the Women’s Wellness Luncheon with the goal of creating an event with broader focus for the entire, growing Swedish community. The luncheon volunteer committee chose the name Destination Swedish as a reflection of the fact that Swedish has locations throughout the community — downtown Seattle, the north end, and on the eastside. It seemed intuitive this year to select Swedish’s innovative RN Residency program as the beneficiary of the inaugural luncheon because nurses are at the bedside caring for patients across the entire Swedish system, in every community. i Honoring a legacy, supporting caregivers In the 1970’s, Eugene Ko, M.D., a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine, had a thriving community-based practice on Beacon Hill and was a member of the consulting staff at Doctors Hospital in Seattle. His wife, Norma, was a dedicated member of the Doctors Hospital Women’s Auxiliary and served as a hospital volunteer. Her son, Michael Ko remembers her fondly, stating that, “she loved volunteering and helping people, and she saw the incredible impact nurses had on their patients.” When Norma died tragically in a car accident, her friends and fellow volunteers wanted to honor her and her incredible dedication to the hospital. They recalled Norma’s passion for nurses, and spouses — have continued making gifts how she always championed the important to this very special scholarship fund. role they played in the delivery of highEach year, the Ko Family graciously offers scholarships to two quality health care. To honor recipients, helping to ensure her memory, her community that nurses are supported began a scholarship fund to support students pursuing a while they continue their edudegree in nursing or those who cation. “As a family, we want to continue this legacy of had a desire to further build philanthropy and ensure that their technical skills and add nursing students have a reto their education as nurses. source to further their educaWhen the Doctors Hospital merged with Swedish in tion,” Michael says. “I know 1980, The Norma Ko Scholar- Michael Ko with NICU my mother would be proud.” ship Fund for Nurses at nurse Trish Nervik, a 2012 We are grateful for the Swedish Medical Center Foun- Ko scholarship recipient. Ko Family’s long-standing dation was officially created. Over the generosity and support of the nurses at past three decades, friends and family Swedish.To make a gift in support of the — including Dr. Ko and his children, Ko Scholarship Fund, please contact Grant Ko, M.D., Marcia Ko, M.D., Swedish Medical Center Foundation at Audrey Ko and Michael Ko, and their (206) 386-2738. w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 13 LEGACY C H A R I TA B L E G I F T A N N U I T I E S Ensuring financial security while creating a lasting philanthropic legacy B great tax advantages. It is also ob Cunnison is a savvy very personally satisfying. Gift investor and a well-inannuities are a way to make a formed donor. After a huge impact. You make an imsuccessful career in the mediate gift and feel the parthealth-care industry, Bob has nership, and you know that made it his personal mission you’re ensuring the future of to educate family, friends and the organization.” As he also community members about the points out, a gift annuity may power of making planned gifts. reduce tax liability on the size He recounts his early years workof the donor’s estate and on ing in nonprofit health care future income taxes. organizations. “When I took Bob likes the idea that he can charge of the budget — and the recognize Jean through his gift. fundraising — I quickly realThe Rivkin Center’s work to find ized how important major and “A gift annuity makes me a way to change the devastatplanned gifts could be to the ing statistics of ovarian cancer financial health of an organizaa partner with the Rivkin Center. is important to Bob and his two tion,” Bob says. Giving makes me feel a part of it.” daughters. They know that their Bob and Jean Cunnison investment helps save lives and owned their own business for Bob Cunnison reduce suffering through research much of their working life, and Rivkin Center donor into improved treatment, early they retired to Bellevue, Washdetection and prevention of the ington. Because of Jean’s expedisease. rience with ovarian cancer, Bob Bob hopes he can lead by example. As he points out, “many decided he wanted to make a gift in her memory to the Rivkin Center. “A charitable gift annuity is my favorite way to give,” people feel like they’d rather make a charitable gift through their explains Bob. “These gifts are a two-way street: the organi- will because gift annuities are too technical — but they’re not!” zation gains a gift and the donor gains some tax advantages “Annuities — like the one established by Bob — are an incredible way to make an immediate and lasting impact on the and an income stream for life. It’s a win-win.” As Bob explains, “to a retiree like myself, an annuity is pre- Rivkin Center,” says Clint Burwell, executive director. “Bob dictable, a sound investment, backed by the institution and has is truly our partner.” i Make an impact Have you considered establishing a planned gift? Legacy gifts can be funded with cash, securities, real estate, life insurance or other assets, and can be crafted to achieve both your charitable and financial goals. When you make a legacy gift, you are making an investment in the future health of our community. To learn more about planned gifts, please contact Andrea King, director, planned giving, at (206) 386-3379 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 14 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 from the FOUNDATION For Swedish, 2012 was a time of important transitions, starting with the affiliation with Providence Health & Services that began the year and followed by a series of leadership changes and organizational realignments that have already begun making Swedish both more efficient and more effective at providing world-class care to patients and families from throughout the region. ne thing that didn’t change was this community’s gratifying record of philanthropic support for Swedish. On so many occasions, the generous supporters whose names appear on the following pages stepped up and contributed their time or made gifts to help ensure that this great institution will continue to provide the care and treatments needed by the people who come to Swedish for health-care excellence. Perhaps the most exciting of last year’s philanthropy milestones came during the summer, when we reached our initial $100 million goal for The Campaign for Swedish, more than 17 months ahead of its scheduled completion. By the end of the year, we were well into the “Homestretch” phase of this historic, multi-year effort to make Swedish stronger, with a Campaign total of $107.8 million, including more than $17 million raised in 2012. This annual total resulted from a record-breaking year in terms of number of donors (16,040, a 9% increase over 2011), new donors (9,103, a 4% increase) and gifts (20,969, a 4% increase). Our 2012 numbers included four gifts of more than $1 million; nearly $2.2 million from planned giving donors who made bequests or life income gifts; a 21% increase, from 54 to 66, in Founders’ Circle donors who make gifts of more than $10,000 annually; a record $5.1 million in corporate gifts and $141,000 in contributions from 722 Swedish employees, many of whom are making their gifts On the pages that follow, through payroll deductions. we gratefully acknowledge Some of the stories behind these gifts — both about the generous people who made them and the programs and activities at Swedish that will benefit from the thousands of individual them — are told in this issue of IMPACT. Each of us at Swedish could relate similar and corporate donors stories about other gifts, large and small, that recognized extraordinary caregivers or just acknowledged the fact that, every day, people’s lives are changed for the who gave so generously better because we have Swedish in our community. to Swedish Medical Center The generous support of our donors over the first six years of The Campaign for Swedish has built or expanded an impressive list of facilities and programs at in 2012. Thanks to each Swedish during a time of serious economic challenges. These accomplishments of you, we are able to continue include the True Family Women’s Cancer Center, the Gossman Center for Advanced Healthcare Simulation, the Swedish MS Center, the Ben and Catherine Ivy Center the goal of making Swedish for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment, and the Swedish Comprehensive Heart the leading health care Failure Center, to name just a few. This year, as the capstone project for the Campaign, we are working hard to delivery system in the region. raise the $5 million needed to build The Lytle Center for Pregnancy & Newborns Our heartfelt thanks to you, to provide mothers, newborns and family members with the comprehensive outpatient care, education, emotional and psychological counseling and support services our partners. they need in the months and days before and after a baby is born. In addition to the Lytle Center, which is described in detail in this issue of IMPACT, many other important needs and challenges at Swedish remain. I am confident, as we move toward the end of The Campaign for Swedish on December 31, that support from our generous donors will remain what it has been for over a century: a key factor in sustaining this great medical center. Speaking for everyone at Swedish, thank you for all you have done and for all you do for Swedish and our community. Sincerely, O Don Theophilus Executive Director, Swedish Medical Center Foundation and Vice President, Development w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 15 2012 FOUNDATION FINANCIAL RESULTS* Individual current gifts: $ 7,725,678 Donations by source: $17,054,841 * Corporations/Organizations: $ 5,103,368 Individual planned gifts: $ 2,188,065 Foundations: $ 1,382,450 Gifts in-kind: $ 655,280 Patient-Centered Care: $ 4,709,302 Neuroscience: $ 2,852,246 Cancer: $ 2,713,708 Unrestricted: $ 2,159,959 Marsha Rivkin Center: $ 1,446,505 Women & Children: $ 902,155 Community/Patient Assistance: $ 895,800 Heart: $ 862,028 Nursing and Medical Education: $ 363,470 Art/Other: $ 149,668 Funds raised by service * $ $ $ $ 19,805,347 19,381,128 17,474,045 17,054,841 14,678,254 14,032,542 Philanthropic revenue comparison 2009 2008 2012 2010 2011 * $ $ $ 10,122,808 *Figures include all cash and new pledges received during fiscal year 2012. NOTE: A formal audit of 2012 numbers has not yet been conducted. 16 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 2006 2007 OUR DONORS Distinguished Visionaries $2,000,000+ Anonymous (1) The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation Founders Circle Visionaries $1,000,000+ Cellnetix Pathology, PLLC and Cellnetix Labs, LLC Wayne and Anne Gittinger Chuck and Karen Lytle Founders Circle Leaders $500,000+ David and Nancy Auth Estate of James and Hazel Brygger Globus Medical Beau and Julie Gould Timmie and Jimmie Hollomon Teresa Mayberg, M.D. and Marc Mayberg, M.D. The Moyer Foundation, Karen and Jamie Moyer MS Hub Foundation Northwest Hope and Healing Foundation Northwestern Mutual Foundation The O’Donnell Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pellegrino Sandusky Radio Seattle Mr. and Mrs. Charles Simonyi Jim and Janet Sinegal Mrs. Lorna A. Stern T-Mobile USA Barbara and Charlie Wright Holly and Eric Zimmerman TEVA Neuroscience Inc. Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund Jeff and Kim Veilleux Dr. Elizabeth Wayner Wells Fargo Mrs. Gail A. Wyman Christopher Yang, M.D. Founders Circle Sponsors $10,000 – $19,999 Anonymous (2) Abbott Laboratories Mr. Paul G. Allen Amgen USA AstraZeneca LP Kathleen and Ralph Aye, M.D. Ballard Emergency Physicians Yvonne E. Belshaw Mr. and Mrs. Alfred R. Benaroya Mr. and Mrs. Russell N. Benaroya Eric and Gloria Bensussen Michelle Sailor and Robert Bersin, M.D. Dr. Paul Brynes and Mrs. Inge Strarup-Brynes Dale Chihuly and Leslie Jackson Chihuly Joan Clarke Core Medical Imaging Catherine and Deane Cruze Mr. Robert Cunnison Victor DiPietro Family Foundation Dale and Shereen Doughty Mr. Cooper Edens-Drager Janet and Glenn Edwards Eli Lilly and Company Estate of Gladys M. Harrington Estate of Mourine F. Staman ev3 Inc. Dr. Richard and Mrs. Deborah Ferse The Foster Foundation Frauenshuh HealthCare Real Estate Solutions Mrs. Marlene Frawley Dr. Patricia Galloway and Dr. Kris Nielsen* Genentech Inc. Mahmood and Schelaine Ghassemi Gigantic Planet Story Design and Strategy Mrs. Eileen H. Gilman glassybaby, LLC Mr. and Mrs. William and Cheryl Gossman Mr. Dan T. Harris Martha E. Harris* Darel and Scott Harrison/BarclayDean Mr. and Mrs. Eric V. Haug Robin Hirao-Otani and Doug Otani Meg Holgate and Bruce Bradburn David and Doreen Keyes The Kirwin Hinton Family Jim and Lorna Kneeland Richard and Mary Anne* Kobylka Jean K. Lafromboise Foundation Dr. Howard Lewis and Linda McDougall Lewis Byron and Alice Lockwood Foundation Derek Loeser and Dr. Katie Van Kessel Marcel and Jane Loh LUNA Bar Michael D. Martin John and Elizabeth McAdam Molly and James McCullough, M.D. Dr. Bob M. Meier Mr. Michael Melancon and Mr. Glenn Johnson Mr. John Montgomery and Mrs. Amy Johnson Mrs. Tracy Morris and Mr. Shayne Stevenson Mr. C. Eric Morse - Sales Result inc. Spark Charitable Foundation The Starfish Group Rosemary and James Munson Tracy The Munson Family Foundation Drs. Shirley and David Newell Blake and Molly Nordstrom Bruce and Jeannie Nordstrom Linda Nordstrom Mrs. Sally A. Nordstrom Founders Circle Benefactors $20,000 – $49,999 Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Elias C. Alvord II Mr. and Mrs. Michael Anderson The Bernbaum Family Estate of Olga J. Ellez Boston Scientific Corporation Estate of Milton and Ruth Shindell Cardinal Health Clinical Technologies Vera S. Fiorito and Services The Foundation for Surgical Fellowships Schlanger Charitable Foundation Wanda Jankelson Foundation Carol’s Cause for Care and Research Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan and Carol Chinn John L. Locke Jr. Charitable Trust, Dr. and Mrs. James P. Crutcher Jr. Robin Erzinger Knepper, Lida Buckner, Ms. Diane D’Arcangelo Evelyn Anderson Roanne G. Dunbar’s Tribute to the Ms. Mary Pigott Ronald F. George Family David and Sandy Sabey and Family Rosanne Esposito-Ross and Louis Ross Safeway Foundation Estate of Bernice Deehr Janet and Doug True Estate of David F. Beutel Mrs. Patricia J. True* Estate of Helen C. Kloess Mr. and Mrs. William L. True Estate of Ida Gerstel Estate of Merrill H.Gerstel Mark and Sarah Everitt Lina Fine, M.D., M.Phil. and Pavle Repovic, M.D., Ph.D. Wenie Din and James Bowen, M.D. First Choice Health Network Inc. Kevin and Elizabeth Brown Swedish Medical Center Auxiliary/ CEP America - Emergency Physician Partners First Hill Ms. PJ Condit Edward, Eric, Rodney and Craig Fisher Dynacare, a LabCorp Company Drs. Luba and Greg Foltz Estate of Cheryl Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Harley V. Franco Estate of Goldie Ericson Friend of the MS Center Mr. James L. Evans Jr. The Glaser Foundation The Guggenheimer Family Kevin and Effie Gleason Hammes Company Jennifer A. Graves The William Randolph Hearst Foundation Dr. Bert Green and Ms. Zan Brookshire Richard and Betty Hedreen Mrs. Deanne Hanscom Jean M. Hilton Harley Marine Services The John C. & Karyl Kay Hughes Ms. Joyce Heiser Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Rod and Nancy Hochman Robin Erzinger Knepper Intuitive Surgical Michael Kopp and Family Glenn Kawasaki Rae and Mark Lembersky Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Loeb Life Support Auxiliary Loeb Family Charitable Foundations Chai and Joy Mann Mary Kay McCaw Microsoft Corporation Medtronic Inc. NuVasive, Inc. The O.D. Fisher Charitable Foundation In Memory of Lori Pape PACCAR Foundation Physicians Anesthesia Service Inc. PS Pacific Anesthesia - Edmonds Radia Inc PS Pediatrix-Obstetrix Medical Group Seattle Radiologists APC Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pigott Sellen Construction The Tom and Brooke Pigott Dr. and Mrs. Todd A. Strumwasser Charitable Trust Premera Blue Cross Puget Sound Cancer Centers The Schuler Family Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. James K. Schuler Seattle Emergency Physicians Services, Inc. Anonymous Seattle-King County Dental Foundation Chap and Eve Alvord Martin Selig Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Andrew III Barbara Severson Bensussen Deutsch & Associates Inc. Skacel Family Bike the US for MS Snoqualmie Tribe The Abe and Sidney Block Foundation Sophie L. Anderson Trust Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brainerd Stryker Craniomaxillofacial Dr. Joseph and Barbara Buchman Mr. and Mrs. George S. Suddock Chenta and Suling Chen Swedish Cherry Hill Emergency Physicians Estate of JoAnn Q. Anderson Mr. Scott J. Swerland Estate of Mercer Given Rhodes Jr. Founders Circle Partners $250,000+ Northwestern Mutual - Seattle Office Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mrs. Rosemary W. Peterson Pfizer Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Pigott Mr. and Mrs. Dean Polik Proliance Surgeons R & B Solutions Betty and Richard Rasmussen Judy and Fred Rupert Chris and Char Saitta Sanofi-Aventis Mr. and Mrs. Gary F. Schulze Skanska USA Building Inc. Michelle and Marc Sloan Spacelabs Healthcare St. Jude Medical, Inc. Swedish/Edmonds Medical Staff Swedish Thoracic Surgery Drs. Jane Uhlir and Donald Smith University of Washington Ruth and William Vance Vitalogy Foundation Weinstein Couture PLLC Ron and Devorah Weinstein Jill and Simon Weinstein Sarah and Tony Zabel Summit Club Patrons $5,000 – $9,999 Anonymous (4) Abiomed Inc. Alaska Airlines Alaskan Dream Cruises Mr. Thomas Alberg and Ms. Judi Beck Astellas Pharma US, Inc Treva and Glenn Barnhart, M.D. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, P.S. Mr. and Mrs. Bradley J. Berg Nicholas J. Bez The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Biosense Webster Dr. and Mrs. George R. Birchfield Bizxchange Lisa and Norm Bontje Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Bridge Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Callison Architecture Dr. Russell Carlisle and Dr. Susan Block Celgene Corporation Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cheney Cochran, Inc. Cook Inc. Bo and Jeanie Cornell Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Cromwell Denali Advanced Integration Jay and Inger Deutsch Mr. and Mrs. Dan D. Dixon Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Dunn Edwards Lifesciences William O. & K. Carole Ellison Foundation Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company - Puget Sound Larry Engel Epic Systems Corporation Estate of Gretchen A. Mathers Thomas and Debra Fairbanks Dr. Walter and Mrs. Carolyn Fenning Dr. Lisa Florence and Hank Florence Anne and Jack Fontaine Foster Pepper, PLLC Richard and Barrie Galanti Foundation Ms. Juanita M. Garrison John M. Gilberston Foundation GM Nameplate, Inc. Charles Goggio Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey I. Greenstein Harbor Square Athletic Club Drs. Michael and Teresa Hart Mr. Luther D. Haugan Healthcare for Women John N. Hsiang, M.D. Carmen Hudson, M.D. and Guy Hudson, M.D. Mrs. Jessica Hughes and Mr. Thomas Hughes Founders Circle Fellows $100,000+ Founders Circle Ambassadors $50,000 – $99,999 The Foundation makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of its donor lists and apologizes for any discrepancies. *Indicates a donor who has passed away. w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 17 Mr. and Mrs. Kevin R. Hughes David and Maureen Jaffe Mrs. Nancy Johnston Dr. and Mrs. Richard T. Jones Tom and Marsha Kauzlarich Ernest and Debra Kawamoto Dr. Kimberly A. Krabill Mrs. Karen E. Laband The Larry Benaroya Family Foundation Laughlin Supply Company Allan B. Learned Drs. Christine Lee and Eric Vallieres Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Lyman MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions Manson Construction Co. Jennifer Martin Dr. and Mrs. Wayne E. Martin Iain and Melanie McDonald Kirby and Diane McDonald Mr. and Mrs. Dan McFarland Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. McGee The Medicines Company Michael Medley Mr. and Mrs. John W. Meisenbach Merck & Company Inc. J. Heath Miller, M.D. Minor & James Medical Michael Miyauchi Foundation Mr. Donald Molitor Dr. Karla Mooers National Brain Tumor Society NBBJ Mr. and Mrs. James F. Nordstrom Jr. Mariette and Jim O’Donnell Anita Braker-Olsen and Dave Olsen Pacific Gynecology Specialists PC Everett P. Paup and Andrea Paup Penumbra, Inc. Perkins Coie LLP Ms. Carla Peterson Pierre Fauchard Academy Jim and Gaye Pigott Mr.* and Mrs. Riley W. Pleas The Polyclinic Providence Health & Services Gordon and Gretchen Raine Richard Nelson Ryan Foundation Mandy Risley Gandt and Bradford Gandt Dr. and Mrs. Saul E. Rivkin Mr. David Robbins and Mrs. Donna Haggerty-Robbins Donald and Karin Root Emily and Clara Ross Mr. and Mrs. John M. Rostas Jr. Sarah and Kent Rowe Ryan Hill Research Foundation Mr. Rob Sands and Ms. Justine Avery Sands Schoenfeld-Gardner Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Schoenfeld Seattle Nuclear Medicine Sepic Family Foundation Service League at Cherry Hill Campus Dr. Neil Siecke and Dr. Janet Trowbridge Dr. Michelle Sinnett and Mr. Michael Sinnett Skacel Collection, Inc. The Sloan Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Alex M. Smith Peter Snyder Sparling, Inc. Susan and Daniel Steinborn Mr. and Mrs. Chris W. Strand Mr. Donald R. Theophilus Dr. and Mrs. J. Samuel Tolman Mr. and Mrs. John S. Top Towers Watson Sara and Scott Trethewey Mrs. Marilyn Trimm Tumor Institute Radiation Oncology Group LLP Ned and Joyce Turner United Healthcare University Mechanical Contractors, Inc US Bank Dr. and Mrs. John H. Vassall II Verdant Health Commission Jean Baur Viereck Dr. and Mrs. Jeffery C. Ward Ral West and John Hardwick Joseph and Sherry White Wilderness Place Lodge Peggy and Bob Wilkerson Willis of Seattle, Inc. Summit Club Contributors $2,500 – $4,999 Anonymous (3) Nancy and Craig Abramson Allison & Ross Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Altaras Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. 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Chaired by Katie Van Kessel, M.D. and Derek Loeser and led by a committee of volunteers, the event was also an opportunity to celebrate the Courage for Life Award and the Babs Fisher Valor Award recipients. The Courage for Life Award recognizes those who, in the face of ovarian cancer, demonstrate a profound passion for life, a generosity to others, and an important contribution to the efforts of the organization. The 2012 award went to survivor Karla Mooers, D.V.M. The Babs Fisher Valor Award recognizes those who provide outstanding leadership in increasing awareness of ovarian cancer, inspire philanthropic advocacy, and help to further the mission of the Rivkin Center. 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Kubly Patricia Kuderer Gordon and Diane Kuenster Kerry Kuenzi Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth H. Kumasaka Jeff Battema and Ellen Kuo Cantor Bradlee Kurland and Ms. Sandy Samuel Peter Kuske Mr. Craig Labenz Andy and Stacey Lampkin Brian and Diane Langstraat Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Larsen Dave Larson Wayne and Beverly Lauerman Margaret Lavanish John and Judith Lavelle Mrs. Barbara Leahy Members of “Tea m Todd” (left to rig ht): Haring,Todd Prop het, Harley Franco Mike Rice, Brett , Kevin Charlton. “Team Todd” of Harley Marine Services raises funds for Kaplan Cancer Research Harley Marine Services, a leading provider of marine transportation services, successfully raised over $87,000 for the Kaplan Cancer Research Fund at their first annual Fall Invitational Golf and Dinner celebration in September 2012. The Seattle-based company hosted a golf tournament and dinner to commemorate their 25th anniversary of serving the maritime community, inviting their key customers, business partners, and employees. Throughout the day, guests had the opportunity to make donations to the Kaplan Cancer Research Fund at Swedish. Harley Marine’s CFO, Todd Prophet, is a patient of Hank Kaplan, M.D., and their community has rallied together to support Todd’s battle with lung cancer. The company refers to itself as “Team Todd,” and has shown its encouragement and support in multiple ways. For example, many employees wear yellow wrist bands around the office printed with the words, “TEAM TODD — FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT.” Harley Franco, Chairman and CEO of Harley Marine, says, “We all stand with Todd and his family and are here to provide them strength and hope.” The 2012 tournament and dinner, held at the Glendale Golf Club in Bellevue, Washington, attracted nearly 150 participants. At the event, over $29,000 was raised from guests, which was then matched not only with a corporate gift, but also with a personal gift from Harley Franco and his wife, Lela. Since the Francos also know others who have been touched by cancer, they chose to support the Kaplan Cancer Research Fund. Thanks to their leadership and organization of this event, “Team Todd” is helping further cancer research in Seattle. The Kaplan Cancer Research Fund focuses on advancing clinical trials and experimental therapies to ultimately improve treatment and care for people with cancer. “Philanthropy is essential to our research program, and we are honored that Harley Marine chose to support our work in this way,” says Dr. Kaplan. Harley Marine Services plans to host the 2013 Fall Invitational on August 26 at the Glendale Golf Club in Bellevue, and will again support the Kaplan Cancer Research Fund. Swedish is very grateful for their tremendous support. 24 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lee Mr. Heejin Lee Sharon Lee Mr. Yong Lee Ms. Trudy Leen Krystal Leetch Mr. and Mrs. Peter Leidig Jeff Leng Dr. Dorothy C. 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Snively Aarati Soman Stefanie Sorgani Anna Sotelo South End Coalition Health Providers Mr. Scott Sparks Tom and Oriona Spaulding Patrick and Stephanie Sprague Ms. Storey Squires Mr. and Mrs. Chris P. Staehli Sandra Stallings Mr. J Stamps Heather and David Stanley Jenness and John Starks Ms. Naomi J. States Mrs. Pamela A. Stenerson Daniel Stevenson Pamla Stingl Mary Ellen Stone Mrs. Joy L. Storgaard Mr. and Mrs. Barry Strand Mrs. Kay Strate Ms. Jane Stratton Lance Stretch Fred Studer Mr. Barry Stulberg Mr. and Ms. Jim Stull Dr. Charles Sturgis Ms. Kimberly Suddock Mrs. Priscilla Suhre Ms. Beth L. Sundquist Ms. Victoria Sutter Mr. Gary Sutton Marjorie and Ralph Svrjcek Swedish/Edmonds Therapy Pups Program Swedish Medical Center Medical Staff Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Swerland Robynn and Robert Takamiya Ms. Kimia Talajour Rochelle and Ronald Tamkin Vince Tartalia Ms. Sandy K. Teeple Sheila and Gregory Teeter Holli Templeton and Charlie Ferguson TenDot Corporate Travel Catherine Campbell Thomas Ms. Danecha Thomas Ms. Darlene Thomas Suzette Thomas Bob Thompson Carla Thompson Ms. Deborah L. Thompson Bob Thordarson Mr. and Mrs. David Thornton Mr. Scott Thorpe Ms. KerryBeth G. Thorson Mr. Jeff Tilden Linda and Ken Tisdel Lynn and John Tissell Ms. Melissa A. Tizon Marielga Tome Mr. and Mrs. James D. Toney Mr. Jack R. Tonkin John and Mary Torlai Brennan and Michael Townley Mr. Kevin S. Traff Lan Tran Christine Trickett Rosemary Tuengel Dr. Michael Tuggy and Dr. Peggy Sarjeant Tulalip Resort Casino Robert and Betty Tull Ms. Mary Megrath Turner Richard Turrubiate Mrs. Rita E. Tuthill Howard M. Uman, M.D. University VW-Audi Tamara Uson Mr. James Utzschneider Mr. and Mrs. Steve Vadman Chris Valley w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 25 Dolores Van Hoof Roger Van Oosten and Jeanna Hoyt-Van Oosten Emily and Eric Van Woerden Mr. Paul Van Zwalenburg and Ms. Marnie Foust Melani Vance Les Vandervoet Larry and Dorothy VanNess Lynne and Brad Vea Ann and Jude Ventic Michelle Ventoza Brad Vieau Village Theatre Ms. Christi L. Vital Ms. Kathryn Volk Iris von Jouanne Mr. Paul N. Vonckx Jr. William and Connie Waddington Eden E. Waggoner and Don Caster Leslie Wagner Rosemary Wagner Mr. and Mrs. Alan Waldbaum Susan G. Waldbaum Michele Walker Ms. Joan Walton Pat Wartnow Kim and Gregg Watkins Susan Watson Ms. Karen A. Waxdahl Mr. and Mrs. James M. Webb Bill and Barbara Webb Mr. Michael C. Weidemann Debra Weinstein Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Welch Mr. and Mrs. John S. Wenala Ms. Katherina L. West The Westin Bellevue Carrie Whalen Mrs. Karen White Diane and William Whitfield Mr. and Mrs. John F. Wiedenhoft Jean and Paul Wiegand Wight’s Home and Garden Mr. Bob Wigren Wildcat Jr. Football John and Leslie Williams Willows Lodge and Barking Frog Andrew Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Brian J. Wilson Diane M. Wilson DJ and Karianna Wilson Donna and Alan Wilson Ruth Wilson Mrs. Peggy Wilton Dr. Jill and Mr. Tom Wimberly Tom and Gail Winde Mrs. Jennifer Winters Ms. Elsa A. Wise Benson and Terry Wong Mrs. Jocelyn H. Wood Ms. Ida M. Woods Shirley L. Wooldridge and Family Scott and Sharla Worthen Mrs. Carol S. Wright Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Wright Dr. and Mrs. John L. Wright Mrs. Kathleen Wright Mr. Mark A. Yamamoto Yi-Fen Yang Mr. and Mrs. Leif Yeckley Mr. and Mrs. Marc A. Yeomans Michelle Youngsman Zac Zahara Dr. Isaac Zamora Mr. and Mrs. John E. Zarek Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Zebelman Mr. and Ms. Leo Zeiler Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP Ms. Rosalee W. Zingheim Jeff Zirkle Florence Zucati Honor / Memorial Tributes Warren “Bud” Aakervik, Sr. Paul H. Abshier Trudy Adams Linda Adler Peter Albro James Holbrook “Jim” Allendoerfer Tom Allison Candice L. Anderson Clarice M. Anderson Marilyn Anderson Scott Androes Charlotte Jean Angle Elizabeth Madden Antonoumez Yoko Arakowa Mary Sachiko Arai-Yoshihara Jefferson Edward Arildson Eloise Armen Seth Armen Andrew Arnold Lauren L. Arnold Charles M. “Chuck” Ashbaugh Betty Lou Atkinson Janet “Jan” Austin Francesca Avargona Dr. Aye Dave Baker Margaret “Peg” Baldwin Sanjay-Gael Banerjee Deborah Rose Barnes Robert Daniell Barnes Don Barrows John August Barrows Ethel Barstow Kathy Ann Bass-Hays Dr. Amir Bastawrous Leah Grace Battema Kelly Davis Beckley Albert Behar Betty Beller Lenore Bemmels Becky Benaroya Patricia Rae Bennett Alf Bergersen Robert Bersin, M.D. Janet Bertock Imogene Bertram Ivo Bezmalinovich Eleanor “Rigby” Biddle Ivar Birkeland Jr. Helen Borgny Iverson Birklid Mary Ellen White Bissell Martha Blake Carl F. Blakely Maggie Blomberg Tom Bloom Honor and Memorial Tributes recognize friends and loved ones during joyous occasions, and remembers those who have passed away. Amanda “Mandy” Blue Raymond Blue Gerene L. Bohannon Chester Bolen Jack Bollerud Dianne K. Bolt Elsie Booth Donald Boothby Marlene Bortleson James D. Bowen, M.D. Kay Bowman Ronald Boyle Gary Bracken Opal Marie Bradley Susan Brewer Linda K. Breznikar Herbert A. Briggs Diane Delores Brondello La Juan Brook Janet Brown Elizabeth Bryer Dr. Claire Buchanan Pearl Bucklin Linda Lee Burich Elaine Marie Burkhead Jo Burns Beverly Jean Call Bette Callan Rose Callero John Calliham Margaret Campbell Patricia Cantor Charles C. Carey Jr. Donna Carlberg Dr. Cary Carlyn Temple Casey Dr. F. Ann Cerf Kathleen Chan Nancy Claire Chapman Anner Charrier and Aaron Barr Cherry Hill Staff “Grandma” Chow Christos Christake Josephine “Jo” Ciucci Patrick John Clancy Juniper Amelia Clark Lillian Amber Clark Al Clarke Paul Cloud Edina Coe Ezra Cohanim Dr. Cohen Harvey Cohen Joy Cole Clark Coler, M.D. Ann Collins Michelle Combellick Bill Cook George G. Cook Stirling Cook Shirley Copp Annette Courage Heidi Craemer Tracy Craig Ann and Sid Cramer Diane Crandon Mabel E. Crawford William S. Croft Jeanne Cromwell Susan Cronin Yvonne Crosby Catherine Cruze Steve Cunetta David Cunningham Jean Cunnison Walden Danielson Per Danielsoon, M.D. Barbara D’Arcangelo Annabel Davies Beverly Davies Stephanie Davis Susan Dearborn Kristin Degroot Richard L. Deibler Derek Deloe Joseph DeLuca Matteo Kanoa DeMaria Annette Denis Paige Judith DeVita George Dickerson Brian Dickey Elaine Dickson Bea Dierks Ashley and Heath Dixon Elizabeth Ann Dolowy Nancy Dorn Maggie Dorsey Jenny P. Douglas Jeri Lynne Dowidar Kyle Fredrickson Driver C. Dub Daniel Duenes Emma Dufour Carol Ann Duncan Rande Duran Shannon Duty Cathy Dwyer Margaret East Hamid Ebrahimi Kate Eckart Haakon Edwards Oren and Meg Eisner Dorothy C. Ellertson Martha Ellis Beverly W. Ellis Helen Ellsworth Joan Elvin Mary Rita Ely Cathy Eng Harry Eng Gregory Max Engel, M.D. Julie Engel Milton English, M.D. Lisa Everitt Kyril Faevnov Mary A. Falskow Marilyn Jean Fansler Sylvia Farias Dr. Alexander Farivar Laurel Fechner Cole Douglas Federico Domenic Nathaniel Federico Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. Fenner Wendy S. Feuer Debra K. Fish Babette “Babs” Fisher Edward L. Fisher The Fisher Family Julita Fitzgerald Peg Fleming “Fletch” Fletcher Vivian Fletcher Jennifer Follette Greg Foltz Dr. Fouke Betty Forrest Pamela Foster Barbara Jane LaGasa Fowler Donald N. Fox John Franke Cindy French Nancy Friedrich Angelina Fuda Angelina Fuda Wendy June Fujikawa E. Gage Kathryn Gallagher Vance Gallup Joanne Gamaunt Cynthia Gamel Jennifer Gannon Robert Gardner Joseph Gaspari Michael D. Gates Anacapri Gearhart 26 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference in the lives of Swedish patients. Thank you for joining more than 50,000 people who have invested in The Campaign for Swedish since 2007! Swedish Medical Center Foundation is grateful for every gift we receive because every dollar is an investment in the health of our community. Annual gifts of all amounts are pooled together to make a big impact on the programs and projections that directly affect our patients. Gifts made to Swedish through the end of 2013 count toward The Campaign for Swedish. The Campaign supports programs, physicians and services that have the biggest impact on our ability to provide the most advanced, quality and safe care to our patients. We are grateful for your partnership. record number of donors in 2012 largest single gift smallest gift 3,043 donors gave exactly 16,040 $3,000,000 $1 $100 Marjorie Claire Geisert Wilna “Maureen” Gellein Ruth and Harry Geller The Ronald F. George Family Schelaine Ghassemi Thelma Gibson Dr. Eric Gierke Joy Gilbert Andy Gilmer Effie and Kevin Gleason Brent E. Godding Carol Virginia Goggio Dr. Philip J. Gold Alena Theresa Arucan Gomez Carol Goodell Carolyn Clancy Goodwin Suzanne Goor Patricia Annette Goplerud Patsy Gottfryd Mary B. Gowing Marlene Marie Graham Karen Graser-Grant George Greenlund John L. Guinasso, Sr. Richarck Gullixson Varga Hagen Phyllis Hall Dale C. Hallas David Roger Hallin Joan Hannick Lawrence G. Hannick Kathleen Hansen Charles E. Hansing Carol Elizabeth Hanson Martha E. Harris Scott Harrison Robert “Bob” Harrison Jule Harvey Hart Dr. Mike Hart and Dr. Terry Hart Evelyn Haug Nancy and Jake Haunty Ann Hawes Mary Ann Haycox Robin Hazen Eugene O. Heberer Cindy Hedglin Freya Hope Hedin Gwen Helm Laurie Ann Heneghan Stephen Kirkby Henkel Argel Henthorn Sophia Herbig Ruth Hicks Carmen A. Hill Helen Hill Billy Hilton Connie Hilton Lauralie Hoerner Barbara E. Hoffman Julia Helen Hofler Faye Lynn Suzanne Holsten Lee Ann Holt Susun Hosford Lynne Hosterman Mr. and Mrs. Burton Hovander Linda Howard Harley Young Hughes Vaudes Hughes Vicharo Huot Dr. Huseby Carol J. Hyde Ralph Iboshi Jana Ali Ibrahim Donna Ingram Tom Ismon Laurie McMahon Iverson Sarah Jacobson Eric Jaffe Alice Johnson Cecil and Eva Johnston Dana Johnson Judy A. Johnson Merle Johnson Robert W. Johnson Gordon Jones Jill Jones Lillian Janine Jordan Sarah Judd Terry Junkins Maya Kahn Henry G. “Hank” Kaplan, M.D. Elda Kartes Lynn Kase Julie Beth Kauffman Julie Kauffman John Wilson Keder Debbie Kelly Ottilie Ketchum Mary Jo Kilian Gladys “Floy” Kinsella Rose Klein Barbara J. Kloos Laurie J. Knott Mona Knowles Dr. Eugene Ko Michael Ko Norma Ko Barbara Kollar Joan Komen Nancy Arleen Mugaas Kono Cheryl S. Kopp Jackie Kotkins William Kraft Scott Krelick Julia Waring Krick Nicholas Kristof John Krogstadt Bob Kruse Neva L. Kusak Siu and Corrine Kwan Manfred M. Laband, M.D. Connor Logan LaCroix Lindsay Rachel LaCroix Teresa LaFreniere Harriet Alice Langdon Colin Langman Danielle Maria Eclipse Larpenteur Kitty Larsen Bud Larson Valerie Larson Deborah Latsis Lawerence E. Lattin Diane Laxton Barbara Learned Ciara and Andrew Leckie Dr. Brian Lee Sylvia Leeds Eric Lehr, M.D. Louise Lenihan John H. Lesniak Carol LeTourneau Helen Letts Jacob Levanon Robert S. Leventhal Linda Levine Mabel Lew Judy Lewis, RN Ray Lewis Phyllis Jean Lien Dr. Robert Lieppman and his staff Joann Lindauer Audrey Christine Lindsay Juliet Liu, M.D. Marge Loge Sau King Lok Dr. Louie Everett Lundgren Catherine Lupo Maury Lynch LaVor Ann MacKay Cory Mackie Meagan MacPhee Andrea Kadish Maigret Ruth Maki Zoltan Mako Paul and Jennifer Malakoff Jodi Margolin Wendy Marker Nancy Marr William “Dale” Marshall David L. Martin Ben Mayer Benjie Mayers Joyce McCallum Veronica “Anne” McCartney Christina McCord Richard McCormick Joan McDaniel Elliot A. “Mac” McElroy Wendy McEwen Gabriella Katherine McFarland Jaxson McGrady William Mcinerney Asher Charles Mckinley Kathy Medak Shaan Krishan Mehta Constance Mendes Rowena Mercer Rowena “Ro” Mercer Incornata “Inky” Merlino John Meyer Jodie Meyers Bernice Michel Mr. and Mrs. Chris Miller Elizabeth J. Miller Francis T. Miller Mr. and Mrs. George Miller J. Heath Miller, M.D. John Miller Susan Miller Dolores Minter Steve Mirsky Dianna Miskimens William Molina Jr. Karla Mooers James P. Mooney Christy Morey Wendy & David Morgan Claire Moriarty Susan Morry William F. Morton Cooper Redett Motlong Finley Craig Motlong Amelia Beverly Moynihan Carter Michael Moynihan Mr. and Mrs. Chad Mumm Cary Natiello Helen Neil Jeanne Signe Neilson Robert “Bob” Nelson Phyllis Neville Sharon Newland Thea Nget Dr. Ngo Louise M. Nicosia Linda Nordstrom Northwest Women’s Healthcare Judy Oakes Luke Alexander Oates Linda Ochsner Loretta Ochsner Joseph C. O’Connor Eileen J. O’Donnell Mary O’Leary Lawrence Omlin w w w. s w e d i s h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g 27 Margaret Charlotte Ondruch Bruce O’Neill, M.D. Patricia Ann O’Neill Chuoi Ong Organ Donors Bettie Grace Orr Todd Osborn Lisa Osse Mackenzie Owens Burna Page Lorraine J. Pape Muriel Park Janis Valerie Parker Robert I. Parker Norman Parkinson Debi Partouche Diana Sarah Pastrana Olah and Pat Patterson Sue Pennapacker Colin and Janee Pennington-Watson Mary Perdue Bradford S. “Brad” Perkins Glenda Perkins Barbara Perlmutter Karen Parrenot Gayle Perrin Judy Peters Randy Peterson Mary Petitti Joshua Kyle Pho Betty J. Pierce Anthony D. Pintacura Mary Pittari Stephen J. Pittari Annamary D Pizarro William Pless Sasha Poll Elizabeth and Joey Poo Levi Matthew Poston Bonnie Pounder Mira Yashoda Prakasam Cathy Pritchett Todd Prophet Lynn Rabinowitz John Radovich Barbara Bebe Rand Pam Raynor Molly Reardon Joyce Reese Jean Karen Reichenbach Jean Reid Jennie Reiquam Michelle Reynolds Patricia Rhay Ty Ribera and Family Kim Richards Alexander Blake Richardson Marilyn G. Ridge Don Ries Alice Riggio Adela Rimkus Aiden Rimkus Kristine J. Rinn, M.D. Marsha Rivkin Saul Rivkin, M.D. Saul and Joyce Rivkin Bob Puett David Rogers John Rogers & Shaina Saland Leslie H. Rogers Patricia L Rogers Colleen Rosas Ray Rosatto Milt Rosen Thelma Rosen Donald A. Ross Joan Rostas Cathy Saario Lenny Sabia Vera Sanders Justine Avery Sands Dr. Robert Sanford Marie Sansobrino John R. Sator Aly Scalzo Leslie B. Schafer Dr. Drew Schembre Mary Schile Howard J. Schjelland Kathy Kerrigan Schlenk Mary Ann Schmitt Hilary Renee Schnell Adam Schoenfeld Ken Schwartz Robert “Bob” Seefeld Marvel Serres Dr. Shah Carol Sherdan Robert Shimabukuro Karen Sickel Barbara Kadaner Siegel Al Silverberg Brian Sims Pamela Slatten Dr. Curran J. Smith David Michael Smith Dr. Jenny Smith Kyle Smith Mary M. Smith Rita Smith Sheila Smith Tonina L. Smith Harold Gregory Smitherman Heidi Snyder Sue Sonne Keith Sowell John Speight Dr. Sarah Speck Sam Spencer Martha Ann Squires Laura and Jeremy Steiner Joanne Marie Stenerson Ronald Sterland Bobbi Stern John “Jack” Stern Jr. Esther Sternberg Jia-Chen Chuang Stevenson John E. Stewart Russell G. Stewart Charles G. Stipp, M.D. Eleni Stoneman David L. Storgaard Kim Strumwasser Mary K. Strunk Gail Stulberg Carole Sullivan Nancy Sullivan Swedish ER in Mill Creek The Swedish HR Team The Swedish Neurosurgery Team Swedish Nurses Margaret Ann Sylwester Tim Tajchman Gina and Gillian Taylor Richard J. Taylor Sr. Steven Taylor Michael Terpening Karen Thaanum Don Theophilus Donna E. Thomason Joelle Thomassen Lisa Ryan Thompson Guy E. Thornton Rebecca Ting Katie Tinnea Catherine L. Toney Camille Elaine “Connie” Torget Tony Torlai Susan Torrance Totally Teal Toast Ray Patrick Townley Peggy Traff Danella Trager Helen Dee Travis Charles H. Trimm Ruth Trott Doug and Janet True Patty True Steve Tull Dan Tumia Gerrie Tumia Mary M. Turner Norbert Untersteiner Laura Vadman Doris Varga Joann Veleber Margie Viall Elena Lenore Vieau Ed Wagner Marvin Walters Joanie Warner Anni Marie Watkins Allison Webb Sharon Webb Dr. Edward Weber Kathleen Weber Harriett Weborg Karen Weight Libby Weinstein Gary Albert Weise Donna Wendte Conny Wenz-Kuzma Carol Westerdahl Sally Ann Whitaker Lori White Pauline Whitman Edie Whitsett Bernice Whittemore Jan Wiedenhoft Richard Wieringa David P Williamson Carlene Beckett Wilms C. Joan Wilson Debra L. Wilson Doris Wilson Janet L. Wilson Julie A. Wilson Mrs. Windom Linda Withington Roberta Wodlinger Jennifer Wong Patricia Woodey Stanley Wooldridge Lora Woolf Robert A. Wraith Toshiko Yakushijin Sarah Yelenich Mary E. Yellam Phillip Young Ruth Yusen Rose Marrin Zier True Alexandra Zier Holly Zimmerman Glen Zucati The Swedish Foundation is proud to recognize our donors who have made provisions for Swedish through an estate gift, life income arrangement, or another type of planned gift. Anonymous (29) Dr. George C. Anderson Robert M.* and Patricia Arnold Dr. Nancy Auer Ms. Myrtice Barr Mr. and Mrs. Raymond L. Benezra Dwayne M. Berg Mrs. Flossie Bergum Mrs. Mavis J. Berke Stanton S. Berman, M.D. and Josephine Berman, R.N. Nicholas J. Bez Mr. Peter W. Bigelow Mr. Mason Jay Blacher Anita Braker and Dave Olsen John W. Branch Ms. Marite M. Butners Mylo and Marion Charlston Mr. Robert D. Cocherell Mr. Milton M. Cohen PJ Condit Ms. Vera P. Cornall Mr. Trevor J. Culley Robert and Jean* Cunnison Barbara E. Deer Mrs. Edna Deichl Ms. Margaret M. Dolan Ms. Lura Elverson-White Ms. Diane M. Fathi Anne and Jack Fontaine Mrs. Marlene Frawley Dr. C. Gordon Hale Drs. Michael and Teresa Hart Mr. Michael W. Hatmaker Andrea J. Helman Ralph and Gail Hendrickson Jean M. Hilton Mr. and Mrs. David F. Hiscock Dr. H. Clark Hoffman Susun L. Hosford Lowell Houtchens* and Marlene Taylor Houtchens Peter E. Johanson Shannon Jean Johnson, M.D. Mrs. Amy Johnson and Mr. John Montgomery Mr. Charles P. Johnston Jay and Mary Jayne Jones Mr. George Kauffman Mrs. Jeannette W. Kelton Robin Erzinger Knepper Michael Kopp Edith Kraemer Mr. and Mrs. William W. Krippaehne Jr. Dr. and Mrs. B. Richard Levinthal Robert D. Lewis, M.D.* and Marcia McGreevy Lewis Chuck and Karen Lytle Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Marty Mrs. Gladys J. McIlwain Mr. Thomas W. Mesaros Elizabeth J. Miller Dr. and Mrs. John Milne Dr. and Mrs. Marr P. Mullen Mr. Jose E. I. Panganiban Della L. Ramsden Dale P. Reisner, M.D. Charles Salmon and Ginger Robertson Mr. Boyd E. Sharp Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Floyd A. Short Dr. and Mrs. Martin Siegel Ms. Storey Squires Dr. and Mrs. Todd A. Strumwasser Mrs. Helen R. Stusser Carolyn A. Swanson Ruth and William Vance Jean Baur Viereck Harold and Susan Wachter John and Janet Wang Mrs. Ruby Wiley 28 I M P A C T S P R I N G 2 013 Swedish Health Services 747 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122-4307 NON PROFIT ORG U.S. POSTAGE PAID SEATTLE, WA PERMIT NO. 1564 Swedish Community Board Nancy J. Auer, M.D. Chair Charles S. Lytle Vice Chair Janet True Secretary Teresa Bigelow Cheryl Gossman Michael Hart, M.D. William W. Krippaehne, Jr. Stanley Savage Martin Siegel, M.D. Foundation Board of Governors Cheryl Gossman Chair Lida Buckner Vice Chair Lucius A.D. Andrew III Pattie Arnold Nancy J. Auer, M.D. Anita Braker Kevin Brown Barbara Buchman Sarah Everitt Tom Gores J. Scott Harrison Jessica Jensen Hughes Gwendolyn Grim Johnson Lorna Kneeland William W. Krippaehne, Jr. Todd Lee Rae Lembersky Charles S. Lytle Molly McCullough Kirby McDonald Michael Melancon Tracy Morris Molly Otter Michael Peters, M.D. John L. Petersen, M.D. Diane Sabey Janet True Jane Uhlir, M.D. John H. Vassall II, M.D. Jean Baur Viereck Campaign Leadership Council Kirby McDonald Co-Chair David Sabey Co-Chair Janet True Co-Chair Lucius A.D. Andrew III Nancy J. Auer, M.D. Kevin Brown Lida Buckner Deborah Crabbe Anne Gittinger Wayne Gittinger Cheryl Gossman Rod Hochman, M.D. Marcel Loh Charles S. Lytle Karen Lytle Howard Maron, M.D. John N. Nordstrom Janet Sinegal John H. Vassall II, M.D. A Gala Dinner and Auction in Support of Swedish Medical Center April 27, 2013 Sheraton Seattle Hotel black tie Ex Officio Kevin Brown Chief Executive HonorAry CHAirS Chuck & Karen Lytle Dr. Charles & Lisa Simonyi FunD-A-neeD The 2013 Fund-A-Need will support the Lytle Center for Pregnancy & Newborns, a unique community resource soon to be located at Swedish/First Hill. It will provide an array of clinical care and support services for newborns and their families during the months before and after a baby is born, serving as a warm and welcoming community gathering place, offering educational programs, fitness activities and support groups to our families. Officers Betsy Vo Corporate Secretary Don Theophilus Executive Director SMC Foundation Dan Harris Corporate Treasurer Please join us and support this important cause. RSVP at www.celebrateswedish.com.