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IDPH Licensure Fees took effect September 1, 2012. Check out the Relicensure Page!!!

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Silver Cross (formerly Will/Grundy) EMS System is located in New Lenox IL.

The name change came with much consideration, but with the move to the Replacement Hospital in February 2012 and the new Silver Cross branding, and the addition of another EMS System in Grundy county, it was the perfect time.

The Silver Cross EMS System is a network of fire departments, ambulance services, industrial responders, training centers, dispatch centers, and hospitals, all committed to providing the highest quality of pre-hospital patient care. Silver Cross Hospital, a 100 Top Hospitals National award winner for seven consecutive years, is the state-designated Resource Hospital for the Silver Cross EMS System and has been since the System’s inception in May of 1975. Together, Silver Cross EMS System and Silver Cross Hospital provide primary and continuing medical education, quality assurance and administrative support to our agencies and providers.


David J Mikolajczak, DO, FACOEP, EMS Medical Director: [email protected]

Lonnie Polhemus, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, EMS System Manager: [email protected]

Marilyn MacBlane, NREMT-P, Operations Coordinator:  [email protected] 

Marilyn handles agency and provider system entry, relicensure, inspections, pyxis entry, special events, publications, and website maintenance.  Find more detailed information on the “Operations”, “Relicensure” and “System Entry” pages.

Tom Stoiber, EMT-P, Education Coordinator:  [email protected]

Tom handles the Paramedic Education Program, American Heart Association (AHA) Community Training Center (CTC), and ACLS, PALS and ITLS courses taught within the Paramedic Program. Check out the “Courses” page for more information.

William Kallal, CCEMT-P, Educator: [email protected]

Bill handles the System Quality Improvement Program including electronic data collection and assists with the Paramedic Education Program as well as other educational programs. Visit the “QA/QI” page.

Erika Ball, RN, Educator: [email protected]

Erika handles the CME program and assists with the Paramedic Education Program as well as community outreach and other educational programs. Visit the the “System CME” page.

Mary Iverson, American Heart Training Center Clerk: [email protected]

Mary handles the American Heart Association Training Center records, ambulance billing, agency run reports and class registration for ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, and the Paramedic program.

From left to right: Erika Ball, Lonnie Polhemus, Audrey Finkel, Brandt Fick, Marilyn MacBlane, Mary Iverson, Dr. Dave Mikolajczak, and Tom Stoiber