'We Get Out There and Do'Thousands of students, resident physicians and faculty members volunteer each year as part of the Rush Community Service Initiatives Programs, which celebrates its 25th anniversary next year.
Physician, Reveal ThyselfRush has begun including patient survey results in individual physicians' online profiles. It's among few U.S. medical centers, and the only one in the Midwest, to make this information available to potential patients.
In hematology, we treat a very broad range of conditions, such as anemia, bleeding/clotting disorders, platelet disorders, white cell count disorders—and those can be malignant, or cancerous conditions, those could technically be also benign conditions, non-cancerous.
We have a lot of new diagnostic techniques and treatments that we can offer to our patients. And the survival of patients with blood diseases is improving every decade. So, besides offering them treatments, it’s also very important to understand what their goals are, values and current understanding of their condition and clarify those things. It’s very important to involve them and work with them as a team.