Fred Wezeman ’64

Fred Wezeman ’64 of Palos Heights, Illinois,
retired as professor emeritus at Loyola
University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
after 38 years as professor of anatomy and
cell biology, ending in 2014. His long tenure
at Loyola included being a department chair,
dean of the graduate school at the medical
center, and director of musculoskeletal research
in the department of orthopedic surgery and
rehabilitation. After retirement he attended
Chicago Theological Seminary full-time
and graduated with the M.Div. degree; he is
ordained by the Chicago Classis of the RCA.
He received Level I certification for clinical
pastoral care at Advocate Christ Medical Center
in Oak Lawn, Illinois, where he served as a
chaplain in the emergency department. He now
volunteers at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
in the department of university ministry. There
he does one-on-one work as a spiritual director
for medical students who choose to work with
a guide to seek a deeper understanding of the
relationship between faith formation and the
practice of medicine.

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