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Using Technology to Improve Your Health: There's an App for That
June 17, 2014

From smartphones to smart cars, advances in technology constantly inform and reshape how we live. The field of medicine is no exception. New technology improves the way clinicians interact with and treat patients and the way students learn in the health care environments of the future. On Tuesday, June 17, guests joined Rush's panel of experts as they discussed advances from data collection and simulation technology all the way down to the latest and best health care apps. Guests learned how these new tools are helping both physicians and patients become better partners in care.

For more information about the event, contact Kelly Parker Kloak at (312) 942-0699 or at

Anchor Cross Society Annual Dinner
June 5, 2014
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Susan Crown, chairman of the Anchor Cross Society, and Larry Goodman, CEO of Rush University Medical Center, welcomed more than 240 guests to the annual Anchor Cross Society Dinner on June 5, 2014. The event was a celebration of the role donors have played in furthering Rush’s people and programs and transforming the scope of medicine.  

The Anchor Cross Society, founded in 1961, is the leadership annual giving society at Rush. Members of this society are an exclusive group of donors who, through their commitment and generosity, have provided critical funding to support the Medical Center’s greatest needs.  

The Anchor Cross Society has expanded its membership to include even more of Rush's generous friends and donors. To learn more the Anchor Cross Society or to renew your membership, contact Alex Kwak at (312) 942-6112 or at

For more information about the event, contact Kelly Parker Kloak at (312) 942-0699 or at

Rush Rounds: North Shore 
Minding Your Mental Health
May 13, 2014

You eat your fruits and vegetables, and you never miss a regular checkup — but what about your stress levels? Staying on top of our physical health is important, but we often miss how crucial our mental wellness is to keeping us healthy and happy. Guests joined our panel of experts on May 13 as they discussed how to treat anxiety and depression that stem from the stress of our daily commitments and responsibilities. Panelists shared helpful tips on how to keep your mental health in check. 

For more information about the event, contact Kelly Parker Kloak at (312) 942-0699 or at

23rd Annual Rush Ball
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
Union Station

The Rush medical staff and faculty enjoyed a fabulous evening at the 23rd Annual Rush Ball, which was held at Union Station on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Guests dined and danced the night away to benefit Rush Medical College students.

This year, medical staff and faculty raised close to $100,000 in student scholarship funds, a large increase from last year’s efforts. Proceeds from the Rush Ball support the Medical Staff Scholarship and Loan Fund, which provides valuable student financial assistance to Rush’s medical students. Since its inception in 1991, the Rush Ball has raised more than $1 million toward this worthy cause.

For more information about the event, contact Kelly Parker Kloak at (312) 942-0699 or at

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