'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.
General internal medicine is really exciting for me, because I get to look at the whole patient and not just focus on one particular body part, or one joint in the body.
We’re starting to get some better guidelines on how often we should be screening for certain conditions. And some conditions, such as prostate cancer, the guidelines have become murkier. Because of that we’ve needed to just have more conversations with patients about what they should be doing and what’s right for them.
If someone has multiple medical conditions and multiple specialists, I feel like ultimately I’m their guide in helping them get to the right place and help them understand their overall treatment plans.