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Stories about how Swedish works with community leaders to help change lives

  • Swedish and Meharry Medical College remain partners in nurturing diversity, equity and a new generation of doctors

    Swedish and Meharry Medical College remain partners in nurturing diversity, equity and a new generation of doctors

    The three-year-old collaboration is among the first diversity initiatives designed to attract and retain Black physicians and medical professionals in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Black History Month caregiver spotlight: Marlena Parks

    Black History Month caregiver spotlight: Marlena Parks

    Swedish is proud to celebrate Black History Month.

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  • For Valentine's Day, USOA Teen 2023 brings love and thanks to Swedish

    For Valentine's Day, USOA Teen 2023 brings love and thanks to Swedish

    Brooklyn Perdomo, a former Miss Teen Washington, is committed to spreading as much joy as she can to young patients at Swedish.

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  • A home for DeAngelo

    A home for DeAngelo

    Community partnership leads to a new home for a Swedish caregiver.

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  • It begins with me: Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion honors Dr. King

    It begins with me: Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion honors Dr. King

    On MLK Day 2024, we reaffirm our dedication to building an America for all.

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  • Consumption reduction places Providence Swedish Issaquah among U.S. hospitals leading energy stewardship

    Consumption reduction places Providence Swedish Issaquah among U.S. hospitals leading energy stewardship

    The campus recently reached its lowest-ever energy consumption score and is in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide.

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  • Watch video: Providing culturally relevant care for Asian seniors

    Watch video: Providing culturally relevant care for Asian seniors

    Learn about Providence Swedish's partnership with Kin On and how it supports the community.

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  • Go Sounders! A look back on our partnership

    Go Sounders! A look back on our partnership

    Providence and Providence Swedish celebrate the successful first year of a partnership with Seattle Sounders FC.

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  • The Lytle Center: a decade of nurturing families

    The Lytle Center: a decade of nurturing families

    The Center provides those families with a welcoming place before and after birth for learning, health evaluations and ongoing support.

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  • Happy Holidays!

    Happy Holidays!

    Best wishes to you and yours from Providence Swedish

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  • Watch video: Swedish's commitment to equity is closing health-care gaps

    Watch video: Swedish's commitment to equity is closing health-care gaps

    A KING 5 special highlights the programs supporting our dedication to the health and well-being of every person in every community we serve.

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  • Watch video: This Giving Tuesday, learn how your generosity is saving lives

    Watch video: This Giving Tuesday, learn how your generosity is saving lives

    Your generous gifts to the Swedish Foundation support our critical, lifesaving services and initiatives at Swedish.

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  • Providence Swedish joins international climate-friendly food pledge

    Providence Swedish joins international climate-friendly food pledge

    More than 100 hospitals have taken the Coolfood Pledge, which aims to reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Providence global exchange program supports physician training and healthcare resources in Malawi

    Providence global exchange program supports physician training and healthcare resources in Malawi

    Swedish family medicine residents provide care in the rural Mangochi district and work with their Malawian counterparts in the United States for training.

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  • Refugee Artisan Initiative and Providence Swedish grow our unique partnership

    Refugee Artisan Initiative and Providence Swedish grow our unique partnership

    The non-profit manufactures scrubs for caregivers and is now an official Providence Swedish vendor.

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  • Providence teams up with Renton public schools to strengthen student access to mental health services

    Providence teams up with Renton public schools to strengthen student access to mental health services

    Watch video: Funding from our Well Being Trust supports the availability of virtual therapy services for all grade levels, from pre-K through 12th-grade.

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  • Investing in access to holistic health care for our LGBTQIA+ communities

    Investing in access to holistic health care for our LGBTQIA+ communities

    Swedish continues to build important community partnerships and provide informed LGBTQIA+-affirming care to our patients.

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  • A Swedish respiratory therapist honors her late mother by caring for others

    A Swedish respiratory therapist honors her late mother by caring for others

    At the end of a severe illness, a ventilator kept Amber Christensen’s mother alive. Amber was determined to help patients living through the same experience.

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month caregiver spotlight: Jesus Elizalde-Lindgren

    Hispanic Heritage Month caregiver spotlight: Jesus Elizalde-Lindgren

    Jesus Elizalde-Lindgren is regional manager for health equity with the Providence North Division.

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  • Swedish RN is honored by the Washington Army National Guard for saving a soldier's life

    Swedish RN is honored by the Washington Army National Guard for saving a soldier's life

    Headed out for a Sunday hike, RN Megan Williams leapt into action when she encountered an overturned vehicle on I-90.

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