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Monday, December 12, 2016

Amy G. Day Joins Loyola Medicine as Vice President, Development

MAYWOOD, IL – Amy G. Day, a philanthropy executive who has extensive experience in healthcare, has joined Loyola Medicine as vice president for development. Day will lead a newly integrated development team that will raise funds for both Loyola University Health System (LUHS) and the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division.

“Our integrated development team will allow us to approach donors and foundations as one Loyola to secure funding support for clinical, academic and research programs,” Day said. “I look forward to supporting the mission of these venerable institutions where our focus is always on treating every patient body and soul.”

Day will oversee fundraising for LUHS, a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus in Maywood, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. Day will also direct philanthropy for Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, biomedical research programs of the Graduate School and several other institutes conducting medical research.  

Day comes to Loyola from Presence Health Foundation, where she served as system vice president and was responsible for philanthropy programs that support 12 hospitals, 27 senior service facilities and a university.

Prior to Presence, Day led fundraising efforts at Resurrection Development Foundation, and managed major gifts for five Resurrection hospitals and the organization’s School of Nursing. Day also managed major gifts at Children’s Memorial Foundation (now Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago). She began her career in philanthropy at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Day earned a bachelor’s degree from Denison University in Ohio.  

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 150 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.