Working Through: Neil Ehming

Celebrating local heroes who are working through the COVID-19 pandemic and keeping our city going


Neil Ehming, Trauma Nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center

Neil Ehming

Trauma Nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center

Born and raised on Chicago’s South Side, Neil Ehming has been working in his dream job as a trauma nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center since 2016. The 27-year-old Air Force Reserves flight nurse is no stranger to the front lines.

When Ehming’s unit at Christ hospital transformed into a COVID-19 battleground last month, he began picking up extra overnight shifts to help with the fight. He didn’t hesitate to make this sacrifice for his community and says his sense of pride for his work is greater now than ever before. Nurses like Ehming are the heroes in this war, and we will forever be grateful for their unwavering commitment.

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