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Benjamin Rush Society

Medical students, residents and fellows benefit from Benjamin Rush members' supportDonors to Rush Medical College and graduate medical education are advancing health care through training and education.

The Benjamin Rush Society recognizes those individuals and families who make leadership annual gifts of $1,000 or more in support of medical education at Rush. All Benjamin Rush Society members are also recognized through membership in Rush’s Anchor Cross Society.

Join the Benjamin Rush Society today.

Enhancing medical education and practice

When you are a Benjamin Rush Society member, your ongoing support helps us vigorously pursue our mission of educating leaders for tomorrow’s health care environments. This generosity provides our students, residents and fellows with much-needed support:

  • Scholarship aid to reduce the burden of debt and attract a diverse student population
  • Invaluable training experiences for residents and fellows, including opportunities to present at national conferences and learn from world-renowned visiting professors
  • Enhanced educational opportunities, such as the Dean’s Office Summer Research Fellowships and the Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Education
  • Rush’s student-led community service programs

Member recognition and privileges

In appreciation of members’ support, the Benjamin Rush Society recognizes members with a variety of privileges at five distinct giving levels:

Chairman’s Circle ($25,000+)

Privileges of the Visionary level and recognition among Rush’s most prestigious and philanthropically committed friends and advocates

Visionary ($10,000 - $24,999)

Privileges of the Innovator level as well as …

  • Invitations to exclusive events with Rush leadership

Innovator ($5,000 - $9,999)

Privileges of the Partner level as well as …

  • Personal tour of Tower hospital facility, Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, a research lab or other area of interest

Partner ($2,500 - $4,999)

Privileges of the Friend level as well as …

  • Rush update letter from CEO Larry Goodman, MD
  • Invitation to the Anchor Cross Society Annual Dinner
  • Invitation to the Benjamin Rush Society Annual Reception
  • Membership in Room 500, Rush’s faculty dining room

Friend ($1,000 - $2,499)

  • Listing in our annual Honor Roll at the end of each fiscal year (July 1-June 30)
  • Envision Rush donor newsletter
  • Rush Medical College Dean’s Report
  • Invitations to Rush Rounds educational receptions
  • Benjamin Rush Society membership directory

Questions? Interested in joining the Benjamin Rush Society today? Contact a member of our Annual Giving team at (312) 942-6112 or make your BRS gift online.

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