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Live. Learn. Hope. Li. Lean. Hop Li.        Fall Fall 2023

October 9-14 is Dialysis Technician Recognition Week


Dialysis Technician Appreciation Week

Dialysis Tech Appreciation Week is here! Be sure to show your appreciation for your techs this week. And give a shout-out to your favorite tech by completing the following statement: “I love my DT because…” or “My DT is awesome because…” and emailing it to us at communications@nwkidney.org. We’ll post them in our clinics and invite patients to share the love!

Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized care for people who have a serious illness. It’s an extra layer of support that Northwest Kidney Centers provides to our patients and their families.


Learn more about Palliative Care here

Support the Palliative Care Program

Welcome our new Chief Nursing Officer

Heather Thomasson recently joined Northwest Kidney Centers as Chief Nursing Officer. Heather has more than 11 years of nursing leadership and most recently oversaw emergency room nursing staff at MultiCare Health Systems’ Auburn and Covington Medical Centers. Welcome to the team, Heather!


New Kids on the Block finds kidney transplant patient a match

A Milwaukee doctor is donating her kidney to a fellow 'Block head' she met on the boy band's cruise.

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Congrats to our scholarship recipients 

Thanks to generous donations from the Jasper Memorial Nurse Scholarship, Boeschoten Foundation and the Employee General Scholarship, 12 Northwest Kidney Centers staff were awarded scholarships in 2023. Through our employee scholarship program, staff can improve their job-related skills, enhance their abilities in their current positions or prepare for advancement to higher-level positions. Congratulations to all the recipients!

The fight to preserve access to life-sustaining care

Northwest Kidney Centers President and CEO Rebecca Fox, joined by CEOs from eight for-profit and non-profit dialysis providers, recently met with the U.S. Domestic Policy Council to advocate for changes that would allow us to better cover treatment costs for our patients.

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Support a truly amazing act of kindness

Check out this uplifting update on Nadia Popovici, the University of Washington School of Medicine student who became an altruistic kidney donor this summer.

Read Nadia's story

2023 Discovery Gala

The 2023 Discovery Gala on October 14th is your opportunity to support transformative research and innovative programs and services, including our first-in-the-nation embedded kidney palliative care program. Thank you so much to all our sponsors and donors for your generosity and support.

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