'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.
Preventative care is a huge part of primary care — talking about how your diet factors into your health, how your exercise habits, how your stress management, how even your sleep can factor into your health.
I think a lot of my patients just need for their health to be explained in a very straightforward, simple fashion so that they can process and understand the test results, the diagnoses. And sometimes it’s really helpful for me to just sit down with a patient, and talk about what the specialist said, what the specialist did, what test results came from the specialist. And it really puts a patient at ease to have a better understanding of what all those numbers mean. A lot of it is just helping them process the information.