Jen Rak Receives 2019 Luminescence Award from Susan G. Komen

On Thursday, December 12, Jennifer Rak, practice coordinator, Mercy Health Muskegon Comprehensive Breast Center, High Risk Clinic, received the Luminescence Award at the 2019 Susan G. Komen Powerfully Pink Luncheon. Recipients of this award are described in this way: This person brings light to others. They are a continuous source of inspiration as a pillar … Read more Jen Rak Receives 2019 Luminescence Award from Susan G. Komen

Best of a Bad Situation: Breast Cancer Survivor Encourages Women to Take Charge of Their Own Bodies

One in eight American women will hear in her lifetime that she has breast cancer. When Barbara Harvey, 67, received her diagnosis in July 2017, she describes it as “The best of a bad situation.” Diligent about receiving mammograms, Harvey had also experienced lumps in her breast previously, so she wasn’t especially concerned when the … Read more Best of a Bad Situation: Breast Cancer Survivor Encourages Women to Take Charge of Their Own Bodies

“Best and Most Compassionate Doctor” Jamie Caughran Receives Brilliance Award

Described by one of her patients and nominator as the “best and most compassionate doctor I have ever encountered,” Jamie Caughran, MD, FACS, Medical Director of Oncologic Surgical Subspecialties, Comprehensive Breast Center in Grand Rapids, is honored with the Brilliance Award from West Michigan Woman under the category of Team Player. Caughran received the award … Read more “Best and Most Compassionate Doctor” Jamie Caughran Receives Brilliance Award

Recent Mercy Health Graduates of MSU Healthcare Leadership Academy

We would like to recognize four of our Mercy Health Physician Partners physicians – two from Grand Rapids and two from Muskegon – who recently graduated from the Michigan State University Healthcare Leadership Academy: Business Strategy for a Changing Landscape in March 2017. Michelle Klanke, DO, of Westshore Family Medicine who is also the associate … Read more Recent Mercy Health Graduates of MSU Healthcare Leadership Academy