May 2010 News You Can Use




Impact:  Education

Since 1901, the Columbia College of Nursing has prepared healthcare professionals to meet patient needs 

For more than 100 years, Columbia College of Nursing has graduated nurses who go on to provide high-quality nursing care in the Milwaukee community and throughout the country. 

In the coming year, big changes are planned that will elevate the college's status and make earning a nursing degree more meaningful and convenient for students.

Read more about how Columbia College of Nursing distinguishes itself and what the college aims to achieve in the future 

Healthcare Question of the Month


Q: How can I get relief from my spring allergies?

A: First, take comfort in knowing that you are not alone.  As the fifth most common chronic disease, some 35 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergic rhinitis, better known as hay fever. 

Read about how to relieve your allergy suffering and enjoy the outdoors again. 



Get To Know CSM

A Passion for Patient Care: Columbia St. Mary’s celebrates its volunteers 

April 18-24 marked a week-long celebration recognizing Columbia St. Mary’s volunteers. This annual celebration encourages reflection on not only the operational support provided by more than 675 volunteers, but also on the service standards they achieve to make Columbia St. Mary’s one of the premier healthcare networks in the state. 

Read more about the invaluable contributions of CSM volunteers. 


 CSM volunteers provide approximately 1,700 wheelchair transports each year.  Volunteer Jim Ehrenstrom (pushing wheelchair) is showing volunteer John Chain the fine art of a wheelchair transport at CSM Hospital Ozaukee. 

CSM volunteers provide approximately 1,700 wheelchair transports each year.  Volunteer Jim Ehrenstrom (pushing wheelchair) is showing volunteer John Chain the fine art of a wheelchair transport at CSM Hospital Ozaukee.

Countdown to the "Hospital of the Future"

The new CSM Hospital Milwaukee opens in Fall 2010

The new Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Milwaukee opens Fall 2010

Columbia St. Mary’s is building the “Hospital of the Future” on Milwaukee’s east side. In May, we continue to have major progress in drywalling, ceiling installation and completion of some patient levels. 

See the latest construction photos and read more about the new hospital. 

Healthy Living
Making health a top priority in women's lives

On May 9, Mother’s Day kicks off National Women’s Health Week, a week-long observance focusing on educating women to take the necessary steps to improve their physical and mental health. Take this opportunity to tell your mother and other important women in your life that their health needs to be a top priority.

Read more about how women can take simple steps to improve their health 

What's happening at CSM? 
There are hundreds of reasons to visit us when you are well. We've got plenty of classes to keep you healthy!

Read more about upcoming classes and events offered by Columbia St. Mary’s.  


We've moved! 
You can now reach Columbia St. Mary's Foundation at:

Heritage Center
2320 North Lake Drive
Milwaukee, WI  53211

Ph:  414-270-4900
Fx:  414-270-4901


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