'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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My work here involves developmental evaluations with infants born prematurely to counseling and therapy with adolescents and young adults that have been diagnosed with cancer.
It’s important for me to understand two basic things: One is the child’s development and all aspects of that child’s development. So how is school going? How is social/ emotional development going? How are they functioning with family? How are they functioning with friends? Then I’m trying to get and idea of what are the parents’ concerns? What are the parents’ perceptions — the family’s perceptions — of what’s going on? What’s bringing them in?
When I feel like I have been able to really make a difference in how a family’s been able to adjust to a very stressful situation, it’s the most rewarding part of my job.