'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.
Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
The patient and the family’s quality of life is a very central and important component of the treatment plan.
Patients learn to value different things in their life differently at different points in their illness. Their hopes, goals and values — in regard to what’s most important in their life — is not static. It changes over time. And we as physicians and healthcare providers need to be aware of how patients’ goals change over time and insure that the treatments that we’re providing reflect those goals.