Patient Simulators Help Save LivesThe new Rush Clinical Skills and Simulation Center uses sophisticated dummies to simulate real-world patient care — from serious heart conditions to the flu — for students and health care workers from Rush University Medical Center.
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I specialize in gastrointestinal cancer management, and in particular in hereditary gastrointestinal cancers.
Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. It’s largely preventable through colonoscopy. Colonoscopy involves a flexible tube that passes through the colon, and we look for pre-cancerous or pre-malignant lesions and remove them.
Cancer care can be complicated. It can involve a lot of different specialists, and patients can wind up — and their families can wind up — seeing a lot of doctors. We try to streamline that so that they — so the patients will see the people that they need to see in a timely manner and frankly not see people that they don’t need to see. So we can give not only the best care but also efficient care.