WISH Educational Series – Taboo Topics

  October 24, 2018   UCHealth Community Education Center 2050 Kidskare Pt. Colorado Springs, CO 80910 5:30pm - 7:30pm Straight talk about STDs, sexual assault, and what your family needs to know. (Mother-Daughter attendance encouraged) Presenters: Dr....

Memorial Hospital Gala Honors Heroes in Healthcare

A record-breaking 770 guests gathered together on April 28 at The Broadmoor for the 16th Annual Memorial Hospital Gala. Over $420,000 was raised by supporters to benefit the UCHealth Community Education Center - Colorado Springs. The Center will play an important role...

Stop the Bleed Training – March 31

In the aftermath of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, medical and non-medical professionals across the country convened to develop a protocol for national policy to enhance survivability from active shooter and intentional mass casualty events. Their...

Introducing Memorial’s New LifeLine Helicopter

UCHealth Memorial Hospital has a new medical helicopter, the airbus h-125. The helicopter is faster, more powerful, and is high-flying, which means it can enter mountainous terrain safer with night vision and the advanced terrain avoidance system, a synthetic vision...

Doctor to Soldier: ‘Carry On’

Army Sgt. 1st Class Angel Gonzalez receives a T-shirt signed by his caregivers at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central. Army Sgt. 1st Class Angel Gonzalez woke on the morning of Nov. 8 and headed to physical fitness training at Fort Carson. That morning, Gonzalez...

1st patient uses DigniCap at UCHealth Memorial

UCHealth Memorial Hospital is the first in southern Colorado to offer the DigniCap, an FDA-approved scalp-cooling device designed to slow hair loss from chemotherapy Often, a person’s identity includes their appearance, and for women, that often includes hair.  Now...

1st Annual UCHealth Cerebrovascular and Stroke Symposium

On September 16th, nearly 70 first responders, nurses, advanced practice providers, and physicians gathered at the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Center for the 1st Annual Neurovascular and Stroke Symposium.  The educational conference was the brainchild of Dr. Shaye...

A guardian angel and a forever bond

“Dee” Sanchez and John, Robyn and Alysha Jackson remember the day when Robyn’s life was saved. Alysha Jackson had music pulsing through her headphones and couldn’t hear her phone ringing endlessly. When Alysha realized her dad, John, had been making continuous phone...

5 Questions with Dr. Shaye Moskowitz, Neurosurgeon

Newly transplanted Dr. Shaye Moskowitz recently joined the Neuroscience Department at UCHealth Memorial. He received his medical degree from State University of New York– Health Science Center at Brooklyn.  He completed his neurosurgery residency and his Endovascular...

Cardiovascular Services at UCHealth Memorial Hospital

Cardiology at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary services that range from diagnosis to treatment to rehabilitation. Our team approach gives patients immediate expert medical opinions, which assures an integrated heart care...

Sneak Peak into the 2017 Gala Auction Items

Start your bidding now on the 2017 Gala Auction and get a Sneak Peak on these Live Auction Items: Click Link:  https://uchealth17.gesture.com Exclusive Dinner Party for 24 at the Broadmoor Overlook at Cloud Camp 7-night Tuscan Holiday in a 2 bedroom/3 bath villa VIP...

Impact Report: Oncology Patient Assistance Funds

  Memorial Hospital Foundation provides support to cancer patients through a number of designated funds. The Circle of Hope fund provides over 100 grants annually to patients who seek assistance with basic living expenses, such as rent, utilities, cancer medications,...

2017 Gala: Why Cancer Care?

Our annual Gala is right around the corner, set to benefit Cancer Care this year. Specifically, we are raising funds for our new tower at Memorial Hospital North, to add a clinical trials and research space as well as space for multidisciplinary clinics. Clinical...

Program Update: The 411 on Memorial Star Transport

Memorial Star Transport is an air and ground critical and specialty care transport program providing UCHealth care to southeastern Colorado.  The clinical team is staffed with emergency department/critical care nurses, high risk obstetrical nurses, neonatal intensive...

Fund Impact: Emergency and Trauma Services

The foundation’s 911 Fund supports the Emergency and Trauma departments.  In the past year, this has included funding for several new items needed by Memorial Star Transport. Foundations funds purchased two Gentex SPH-5 Helicopter Helmets, which are worn by our...

5 Questions with Dr. Reckard

Dr. Paul Reckard is the Associate Trauma Medical Director and Pediatric Trauma Medical Director at Memorial Hospital Central. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his residency in general surgery at the VA Medical Center and...

5 Questions with our Trauma Medical Director

Newly transplanted from Memphis, TN, Thomas Schroeppel, M.D. lets us peek into his world and what brought him to Colorado Springs.  What are you doing now and what’s next?  I am the Trauma Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial Hospital.  This is a compilation of tasks...

Cacao Chemistry Supports Heart Health

February is Heart Month, and we are super excited to announce that Cacao Chemistry, maker of DELICIOUS premium chocolates, is partnering with Memorial Hospital Foundation.  10% of in-store sales on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, will come back to the Foundation to...

Donors Support Education for Childbirth Complications

Perinatal Educator Kerrie Burress (left) during the Critical Care OB course training even- here participating in an obstetrics sepsis simulation exercise In November 2016, Perinatal Educator Kerrie Burress was able to attend a Critical Care Obstetrics Conference with...

5 Questions with Dola Handley

With over 19 years of experience in both the U.S. and New Zealand as a licensed registered nurse and 15 of those years in a leadership/management position, Dola Handley knows her babies. Recently, Jennifer Borlinghaus, Database Coordinator at the Foundation, sat down...

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