DuPage Medical Group Sets COVID-19 Vaccination Expectations for Team Members

August 26, 2021

DOWN­ERS GROVE, Ill. — DuPage Med­ical Group (DMG), has announced its expec­ta­tion that all of its physi­cians and team mem­bers receive the COVID-19 vac­cine. The vac­cine require­ment is a con­di­tion of employment.

DuPage Med­ical Group has long been a mod­el of cit­i­zen­ship – work­ing in sol­i­dar­i­ty to advance the com­mon good for the health of our com­mu­ni­ty,” explained Don­ald Hoscheit, MD, Chief Med­ical Offi­cer.​“Fol­low­ing very com­pre­hen­sive dis­cus­sions across our lead­er­ship team, and fol­low­ing the advice of lead­ing experts, includ­ing the FDA, we will be requir­ing all team mem­bers, clin­i­cal and non-clin­i­­cal, to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.” 

Staffed by more than 750 pri­ma­ry and spe­cial­ty care physi­cians and near­ly 5,000 team mem­bers, DuPage Med­ical Groups sup­ports more than a mil­lion patient vis­its per year across over 100 sites of care. From the onset of the pan­dem­ic, the orga­ni­za­tion has strong­ly encour­aged our physi­cians and team mem­bers to receive the vac­cine and believes with few excep­tions, most have.

DuPage Med­ical Group is com­mit­ted to help­ing peo­ple flour­ish,” said Dr. Hoscheit.​“This action reflects our duty to safe­ly care for our patients and com­mu­ni­ties and to do our part in help­ing to turn the tide of this pandemic.” 

About DuPage Med­ical Group

DuPage Med­ical Group (DMG) is the largest inde­pen­dent, mul­ti-spe­­cial­­ty physi­cian group in Illi­nois with more than 750 pri­ma­ry care and spe­cial­ty care physi­cians in over 100 sub­ur­ban Chica­go loca­tions. For more than 20 years, DMG has focused on mak­ing health­care bet­ter for its patients and com­mu­ni­ties by offer­ing high qual­i­ty, com­pas­sion­ate health­care. As a physi­­cian-led orga­ni­za­tion, DMG’s physi­cians work togeth­er – uti­liz­ing lead­­ing-edge tech­nol­o­gy and inno­v­a­tive treat­ment options – to ensure that each patient receives acces­si­ble and effi­cient health­care. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it www​.dupagemed​ical​group​.com.