'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.
We spend a lot of time with the parents going over the procedures, talking about alternative treatments, postoperative management for these kids, and what to expect after surgery for these kids.
We’re the last of the true general surgeons. So we’ll operate on the chest, in the abdomen, on the extremities, blood vessels — so we do everything.
I’m lucky enough that I’m doing exactly what I want. I have a great time with the kids. I get to play with all the new toys. I know all the new cartoons. I keep up with all that stuff. So it’s actually a lot of fun.