'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.
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Most of the people that come to my practice are experiencing some very difficult symptoms — depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance — and it’s starting to affect their life. I have an expertise in terms of developing coping skills. And their expertise is in their symptoms, and what they’re experiencing and what’s happening to them. So I want to collaborate with them. And that’s the most important thing is that we’re working together.
Cognitive behavioral therapy has a system where we call it “booster sessions,” where patients can come back in. They have a particularly stressful time in their life, they’ll call me up again, and we’ll meet for maybe one session or two sessions to get a sense of what’s happening, and boost back those coping skills and experience the joy of living again.