Acting Army Surgeon General Gail Pollock Visits - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Published on June 11, 2007

Acting Army Surgeon General Gail Pollock Visits RIC

Maj. Gen. Gale S. Pollock, R.N.

Maj. Gen. Gale S. Pollock, R.N.,
will visit military patients at
RIC during the tour of the
hospital this week.

Maj. Gen. Gale S. Pollock, RN, acting Army Surgeon General and chief of the Army Nurse Corps, will visit U.S. Army Sgt. Eric Edmundson, who is being treated for a brain injury at RIC, and other military patients this week during a trip to Chicago to celebrate the 232nd birthday of the U.S. Army.

As the interim commander at Walter Reed Medical Center, Maj. Gen. Pollock will tour RIC’s inpatient rehabilitation units, visit with RIC’s Magnet-recognized nurses and gather data on RIC’s overall system of care that has been ranked the “#1  rehabilitation hospital in America,” by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991.

In March, RIC was designated as a rehabilitation care provider for U.S. military personnel with severe injuries. RIC is honored to welcome Maj. Gen. Pollock and provide insight on its best-in-class rehabilitation services.

About The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is dedicated to helping people with all levels and types of physical disabilities live a fulfilling life. U.S. News & World Report has ranked RIC the "#1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America" every year since 1991. RIC operates a flagship hospital in Chicago as well as a network of DayRehabCenters and outpatient centers located throughout the city and surrounding suburbs. It also maintains strategic alliances with other healthcare providers throughout the state of Illinois and North central Indiana.

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