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A Northside Legacy

Mother’s Day is all about honoring your mom. And what better way to do that than to follow in her career footsteps? Mary L., an Inpatient Oncology Nurse at Northside Hospital is doing just that. Proudly. “I have always looked up to her my entire life and have been inspired by her compassion and work […]

A Career Worth Celebrating

These days, working at the same place for almost 50 years is tough to imagine. What’s even tougher to imagine is loving your job as much now as when you did when you started in 1972. Vicky Blackman, Northside Hospital’s second-longest tenured employee, is living proof that it’s possible. Vicky retired on June 4 after […]

New Year’s Twins Debut at Northside

Twins inevitably share a lot of things, but one thing that a newborn set of Northside fraternal twins won’t share is a birth year. This adorable brother and sister were born over the New Year with an hour between births. Aubree Rose was born at 11:20 p.m. on December 31, and her younger brother, Asher, […]

Making the Dog House Feel More Like Home

Our furry friends need compassionate care just as much as we do when they’re sick, need surgery, or are just settling in for a little while. Recently, ten Northsiders descended upon the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) to assist in any way possible to help the area’s pets rest and recuperate during their stays there. The […]

Our Employees “Rise Up” for the Falcons!

We’re proud supporters of the Atlanta community – so it makes sense that we are fans of the Atlanta Falcons! Northside Hospital is thrilled to be the preferred healthcare partner of the Falcons players and their fans. Throughout the year, we celebrated with fans at the Falcons Landing before each home game, our breast cancer […]

Shadow Warrior Foundation

Afghanistan veteran Ryan Hepworth, BSN, RN, CMSRN, has given back to our community in many ways – first as a soldier, then as a nurse, and now through his own nonprofit, The Shadow Warrior Foundation. The foundation provides support to homeless veterans, including access to medical and mental health care and housing. With the motto […]

Giving Back to Our Community

Our team puts their money where their mouths are when they pledge to give back to our community. In our latest Employee Giving Campaign, “Wild about Giving,” 4,800 employees pledged to give $866,150 this year. The following organizations benefit from our employees’ generosity: United Way of Greater Atlanta: $294,959 Northside Hospital Shares Help: $274,931 Northside […]

New Hapeville Imaging Center

We’re always looking to serve our community better, and our new Hapeville Imaging Center is one great example. The brand-new facility opened in September 2016, and we held an open house in November to showcase what we have to offer to our new neighbors. We went all out with music, games, and giveaways so our […]

Meet a Lifelong Caregiver

Taking care of people is something those of us who work here at Northside are passionate about, and Ira Hicks is no exception. She caught the bug early on, saying she’s been caring for people “as far back as I can remember.” “I can remember being a little girl and running to help children who […]

From Northside to the far Side

From Egypt to Cancun, from Brazil to France, and from Jackson Hole Wyoming to Bristol, Maine, we’re dedicated to having a good time during our off hours all over the world, and sharing our Northside pride with new people we meet. In fact, lots of us have even brought a little piece of Northside – […]