National Doctors' Day is celebrated annually on March 30.

It is a day to celebrate the contributions of physicians who serve in our community delivering high-quality and personal care to patients. 

The HSHS St. Francis Foundation, hospital leadership and the public are celebrating the skilled medical staff with a special tribute to say “thank you” for their dedication and sacrifice.

The Foundation accepted tribute donations and special, personalized messages to be shared with identified physicians. The following providers were recognized this year:

  • All Doctors at St. Francis Hospital recognized by Jane Martin and Nancy Hyam
  • Dr. Bruce Weber recognized by Victory Lane Ford
  • Dr. Tim Ishmael recognized by Jim and Betty Wendt
  • Dr. William Maloney recognized by Jean and Iris Jubelt
  • Dr. Bruce Weber recognized by Frank and Patricia Whitlock
  • Dr. Elaine Fisher recognized by Harry and Millie Arden
  • Dr. Dan Wujek recognized by Gretchen Guinn
  • Dr. Bruce Weber recognized by Norine Striegel
  • Dr. Keith Cochran recognized by Carol Pinkerton
  • Dr. Bruce Weber recognized by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stoddard
  • Dr. Elaine Fisher recognized by Lloyd and Betty Nail
  • Shanel Rhodes, PC-C recognized by Don and Nancy Krefft
  • Dr. Phil Johnson recognized by Dona McGraw and Family
  • Dr. Phil Johnson recognized by Marilyn Snyder
  • Dr. Dan Wujek and Staff recognized by Louis and Marjorie Lewey
  • Dr. John Mihelcic recognized by Dennis and Roberta Roberts
  • Dr. John Mihelcic recognized by Dottie Corcoran
  • Dr. Brian Quarton recognized by LaDonna Schmedeke
  • Dr. Ross Billiter and Dr. Bruce Weber recognized by Frederick Behrens
  • Dr. Elaine Fisher recognized by David and Linda Graham
  • Dr. Chris Poirot recognized by Nancy Poirot Uselmann
  • Dr. Elaine Fisher and Staff recognized by Dennis Dedlow
  • Dr. John Mihelcic recognized by Father George Radosevich
  • Dr. Dan Wujek recognized by Glenn and Veronica Armentrout
  • Dr. Keith Cochran and Staff by Paula Endress
  • All Doctors at St. Francis Hospital recognized by Ken and Vicki Holzhausen
  • Dr. Phillip Johnson recognized by Melissa and Johnny Leonard
  • Dr. Dan Wujek recognized by James and Rosalie Sandretto
  • Dr. Keith Cochran recognized by Shirley Smith
  • Dr. Laura Watt recognized by Ray and Sharon Bledsaw

“Doctors dedicate their lives to the care of others. These extraordinary individuals bring comfort to patients and families each day,” said St. Francis Director of Philanthropy Paula Endress. “We especially want to thank them this year after dealing with the added stress that the COVID-19 pandemic brought to everyone in health care. As always, our providers rose to the occasion to serve our community during this health crisis.” 

Media Contact

Melissa Athmer

Manager, Marketing & Communications
HSHS Illinois
Office: (618) 234-2120, Ext. 32258
melissa.athmer@hshs.org

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