Rush Family Birth Center Opening Event
Saturday, Feb. 8
Ground floor, Atrium Building
1650 W. Harrison St., Chicago
Thinking about having a baby? Join experts at Rush to find out what you need to know to plan for a healthy pregnancy and birth. Learn about Rush’s new labor and delivery suites and neonatal intensive care unit, in case your baby needs specialized care. You also can tour the new spaces, including labor and delivery suites, mother-baby rooms (for after delivery) and the NICU. Learn more about the new Rush Family Birth Center
Please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) to register for this program or for more information.
Naples and Palm Beach Events
March 4 and March 6, 2014
Making Memories Last
Lost your train of thought? Forgot where you put your keys? We all experience harmless memory lapses from time to time, but how do we differentiate these small slips from more serious cognitive decline? Join Dr. David Bennett
, director of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, as he discusses his groundbreaking research on memory, strategies to maintain healthy cognition while you age, and ongoing clinical trials to prevent and treat dementia. Learn how he and clinicians at Rush are working to help you stay healthy, happy and wise. Events will be held in both Naples and Palm Beach.
Seventh Annual Rush Associates Board Casino Night
March 14, 2014
Café Brauer, Chicago
President Karl Palasz and Honorary Event Chair Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD
, will host guests representing more than 150 companies and affiliations at the Seventh Annual Rush Associates Board Casino Night on March 14 at Café Brauer. This fun, philanthropic event will feature great food; cocktails; live music and dancing; a silent auction; the opportunity to interact with prominent Chicago-area business leaders, Rush leadership and medical staff; and the gala’s signature feature: an exciting casino night.
All proceeds from the gala will benefit the work of Rush’s extraordinary people and programs, including support for leading-edge patient care initiatives, seed funding for innovative research and funding for Rush’s network of student-driven community service programs.
Anchor Cross Society Dinner
June 5, 2014
Susan Crown, chairman of the Anchor Cross Society
, and Peter Butler
, president of Rush University Medical Center
, will welcome guests to the annual Anchor Cross Society Dinner on June 5, 2014. The event serves as 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.