• Ashlie Gates

    "I am a family care nurse at Swedish Medical Center. Recently, I got to experience the other end of this nurse/ patient relationship. Nine months ago, I gave birth to my first child at Swedish Medical Center. "

  • Jennifer Keep

    high-risk , nicu , ob , obgyn , smc

    02/19/2018

    Jennifer Keep never expected that a routine visit to the doctor would entirely change the next six weeks of her life. J

  • Joint Surgery Rehab

    June Cvelbar longed to pull up the bed covers and go back to sleep. It was fewer than 24 hours since her doctor had tied the last stitch after replacing her knee, and nurses were ushering her out of bed, chattering something about "boot camp."

  • Lee Brooke

    After a grizzly attack in the remote Wyoming backcountry, Lee Brooke was airlifted to receive care from Swedish Medical Center, one of the few Level 1 trauma centers in the region.

  • Martin Smith

    ortho , smc , swedish , trauma

    03/08/2016

    In August 2012, Martin was on his way home from work in Colorado Springs. This was a commute he often traveled on his motorcycle. "There was a lot of construction that day," said Martin. "I wasn’t aware that the road was down to one lane and as I braked, I slid downhill, swerved and hit the car in front of me." Martin severely broke his left leg in multiple places.