Alyssa

Alyssa C. Toren, MSN, CNM

Alyssa Toren is a board-certified nurse midwife. She completed her undergraduate studies at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and earned her master’s degree in nurse midwifery magna cum laude from Marquette University.

Alyssa’s approach to midwifery emphasizes individualized care tailored to the health goals of each patient. She enjoys educating women with the most current medical knowledge, and encouraging them to be active participants in their care. From choosing a birth control method, to filling out a birth plan, to managing menopause symptoms, Alyssa ensures that women feel happy and comfortable with their plan of care.

Alyssa’s clinical interests include healthy lifestyle promotion, family planning, labor support, prevention of primary cesarean section, vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC), and management of menopause symptoms.

Alyssa is fluent in Spanish, and has enjoyed numerous opportunities to participate in medical mission trips serving Central America.

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Nursing Education

Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Master of Science in Nursing
magna cum laude
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Licensure and Board Certifications

Certified Nurse Midwife
Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse
Illinois Registered Nurse
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certified
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certified

Hospital Appointments

Northwestern University Medical Center
Certified Nurse Midwife
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chicago, Illinois

Rush University Medical Center
Certified Nurse Midwife
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chicago, Illinois

Edward-Elmhurst Hospital
Certified Nurse Midwife
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Elmhurst, Illinois

Professional Memberships

American College of Nurse Midwives
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

Awards

Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses (2016 Recipient)

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

 

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