PATIENT STORY

‘I feel called to give back’

Touched by mission work in Haiti, physician assistant Kristin Dykstra plans to return for another week―with a team of volunteers.

September 26, 2016 3
PATIENT STORY

With Molly and Grace

Childhood cancer blinded Grace Schmid in one eye, but a wise mother has been there to guide her every step of the way.

November 6, 2016 7

Knowing war, finding peace

Data analyst Nicholas Kraska, a one-time Air Force mechanic during the Kosovo War, recalls the service and sacrifice of friends and family.

December 18, 2016 2

From lowest lows to highest highs

Real-life experience makes for a much-loved nurse. Maybe that's why Nikki Coy soars in the world of nursing.

December 28, 2016 13
PATIENT STORY

On the ninth floor

Thomas Sikkema, who went from outfield to in-patient, is using his gift of compassion to help others find their way.

January 16, 2017 13

A long and storied road

At age 26, love and hope helped carry Ayde Kuyers on the 2,200-mile journey from Mexico City to Michigan.

February 3, 2017 16

Let your light shine

Throughout her career, Dr. Rima Shah has had to push past—and through—bias and discrimination.

March 8, 2017 17