Rush Stories

We’re looking back at stories from our archives that celebrate the historic firsts, the breakthrough moments, and the inspiring individuals that have defined the Rush University experience. Join us for this tour through 50 years of improving health care in the community.

A mother and son stand together in a hospital corridor
A Tradition of Service

‘A RUSH Child in More Ways Than One’

After graduating from RUSH Medical College, Stephanie Crane, MD, stayed in the RUSH family to develop the University’s global health program. Her impact inspired son Zach, who is now a first-year student at RMC.

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A smiling woman stands in front of a mural
A group of medical professionals of all ages, some wearing white coats, pose and smile for the camera
Artist's rendering of a busy outdoor plaza in Chicago's Loop neighborhood
A smiling woman in a lounge area, with tables and couches in front of a wall of windows
A woman wearing a blue jumpsuit with a patch that says EL Ideas looks directly into the camera with a slight smile
A woman stands on a high school football field smiling and applauding as teenagers run and cheer nearby