Because of You: The RUSH Experience Because of our donors' support, RUSH is changing lives through extraordinary outcomes and setting national standards for quality. The RUSH experience is what sets us apart: care teams who truly know their patients, students who learn at the side of expert clinicians and researchers who strive for the next breakthrough. Our donors fuel this experience and position RUSH to deliver on its bold vision for the future — for our patients, students, staff and the communities we serve. A Special Thank You from Dr. Omar Lateef to RUSH Donors Dr. Omar Lateef recently took the time to express gratitude for the generous support of RUSH donors. To help support RUSH's mission please visit https://www.rush.edu/giving. Nicole's Story Meet Nicole Montanye, a patient whose advanced colorectal cancer diagnosis brought her to RUSH. Told by every other hospital she visited that her cancer was untreatable, RUSH helped Nicole find hope where there was none. Exemplifying the commitment and dedication we deliver to every patient in every crisis, RUSH gave Nicole hope — and the chance to live life. Transformational Impact: Joan and Paul Rubschlager Longtime friends of RUSH, Joan and Paul Rubschlager, discuss what inspired them to make the largest gift in RUSH's history. A Thank You Message from Melissa, a RUSH University College of Nursing Alumna Melissa Gonzalez, a recent RUSH University College of Nursing graduate and former recipient of the Margaret Gunn and Annie Gunn Bond Endowed Scholarship, discusses the impact of receiving a scholarship on her time at RUSH. The Road Home Program: The National Center of Excellence for Veterans and Their Families at RUSH A short film with Sarah Smith and Sergio Alfaro. This is their journey to the Road Home Program.