Patient Simulators Help Save LivesThe new Rush Clinical Skills and Simulation Center uses sophisticated dummies to simulate real-world patient care — from serious heart conditions to the flu — for students and health care workers from Rush University Medical Center.
At Rush, everything doctors, nurses and other clinicians do revolves around helping you get well, live longer or feel better — so you can focus on the rest of your life. Find a Doctor at Rush.
Like many doctors at Rush,
Kim Williams, MD, believes leading the way is about more than developing new treatments and technologies. It’s also about using them thoughtfully, for the right patients
at the right time.
At Rush, doctors, nurses and other clinicians work in teams. By pooling their knowledge, they get a more complete picture of your condition. Then you get a treatment plan informed
by multiple experts. Learn how a team approach can save lives.
A simple blister on your heel doesn’t sound like a big deal. But for someone with diabetic neuropathy, the nerve damage that affects 60 to 70 percent of those who have diabetes, such a seemingly small problem can become a catastrophe.
As a mom of two, Bridget Voigt, MD, understands that it can be difficult to discuss sensitive issues, like puberty and sex, with your kids. Here, Voigt offers motherly-doctorly advice on how to help kids navigate intimacy, reproduction and their developing bodies.
Decades ago, prematurity was a major cause of infant deaths. Today, advanced medicine, improved prenatal care and an emphasis on family involvement in the neonatal intensive care unit have led to increased survival rates.
With one American dying every hour of melanoma, it's imperative to protect yourself even when temperatures begin to dip. And thanks to FDA changes affecting sunscreens, staying sun smart is easier than ever.