As we begin to reopen Rush University Medical Center for elective procedures and in-person care, we are putting your safety first. For information about COVID-19, see the latest updates. Rush accepts donations to support our response effort, staff, and patients and families.

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Upcoming Philanthropy Events

Swim Across America 2020

Through Friday, August 8 | Online

Take a walk, go for a run or perform any physical activity of your choosing and support the Rush University Cancer Center. This year’s Swim Across America event will be virtual – and will include more than just swimming. Participants can log their activity online and raise funds in support of cancer research at Rush. Sign up online. 

Preemptive and Proactive: How Rush is Handling Emerging Infectious Diseases Today While Planning for Tomorrow

12 p.m. CST, Tuesday, August 11 | Online

Featured panelists:
• Dr. Omar Lateef, CEO, Rush University Medical Center
• Dr. Michael Lin, Hospital epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist
• Dr. Amie Gamino, Assistant Professor, pulmonary disease and critical care

Join us for a virtual faculty lecture featuring Rush University Medical Center CEO Dr. Omar Lateef, as well as Drs. Michael Lin and Amie Gamino. The three experts will provide an inside look into Rush's response to COVID-19, how innovative technology like ECMO helped save lives, and the efforts Rush is making to prepare for the future of COVID and other infectious diseases. Sign up online.

Rush Associates Casino Night 2020

Through Wednesday, August 12 | Online

In lieu of this year's Rush Associates Board Casino Night event, we are asking for help to strengthen health equity in the West Side neighborhoods where lives are at greatest risk. Join us online in support of communities affected by COVID-19 and health inequities. Sign up online.

Optimizing Peak Performance: Setting Yourself Up for Success

5:30 p.m. CST, Thursday, August 25 | Online

Featured panelist: Dr. Naomi Parrella, Medical Director, Center for Weight Loss and Lifestyle Medicine

Are you stuck in the metaphorical basement when it comes to your wellness? Join Dr. Naomi Parrella as she discusses how function and recovery can help elevate your wellbeing and raise your spirits back to ground level and higher. Sign up online.

Rush University Golf Outing

Wednesday, Sept. 23
Scheduled tee times: 10 a.m.-1:16 p.m.
Silver Lake Country Club | 14700 S. 82nd Ave. | Orland Park, IL

The Rush University Golf Outing provides an opportunity to support our students while enjoying an exciting day of golf with leadership, staff, faculty and alumni. Read more about safety measures taken in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how to sign up

To learn more, contact Laura Raymond at (312) 563-1332 and

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