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News for Donors and Friends of Rush University Medical Center    S P R I N G 2 014

                                                                 Closing Chicago’s
                                                                 Health Care Gap
                                                                  PAG E 1

Support for New Simulation Center    Personalizing Cancer Care
Will Set Rush Apart                  PAG E 5
                                                                                                                                                                                  Closing Chicago’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Left to right) Cheryl Lulias, president and executive director of the Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Home Network; Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Cheryl Hyman, chancellor of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      City Colleges of Chicago; Larry Goodman, MD, CEO of Rush University Medical

                                                                                                                                                                                  Health Care Gap
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Center; and Bill Downe, president and CEO of BMO Financial Group and a
                              L E A D E R S H I P M E S S AG E                                                                                                                                                                                        trustee of Rush University Medical Center, at Rush’s

                              Rush, like so many of Chicago’s long-standing institutional
                              citizens, owes much of its existence to generous friends who
                              were determined to establish health care services worthy of a
                              great city. From the city’s earliest families to today’s generous
                              donors like BMO Harris Bank (see page 1), Chicago thrives on
                              the generosity of its own.

                              This issue of Envision Rush celebrates some of the ways that
                              your support strengthens our community. To all those who
                              donate their time and their funds to help Rush make Chicago
                              a healthier place to live and work, I offer my sincere gratitude.
                              Together, we’re making a difference.

                              DIANE McKEEVER                        Senior Vice President, Philanthropy

envisionRUSH                                                     Diane McKeever                                           Ruthie Kott

Envision Rush is a publication of the Office of
                                                                 Senior Vice President, Philanthropy                      Contributing Writer                                     For many people in the Chicago area, it is hard to access           health care education; and the Medical Home Network, which
Philanthropy at Rush University Medical Center.                  Lisa Aaronson                                            Tiffany Manning                                         the medical care they need, resulting in delayed treatment or       provides comprehensive primary care for Medicaid patients and
                                                                 Executive Director, Donor Relations                      Graphic Design
For more information on giving to Rush, please
                                                                                                                                                                                  unnecessary and costly trips to emergency rooms. Multiple           allows primary care providers, community-based clinics and
contact us at or (312) 942-6830.                 Sarah Mickle                                             Kevin Horan, Joshua Sears Photography                   health care providers often treat the same patient with little or   hospitals to share health information.
                                                                 Associate Director, Development Communications           and the Rush Photo Group                                                                                                       Contributing Photographers                              no communication. Fragmented care and duplicated services
                                                                                                                                                                                  decrease the quality of care patients receive, while increasing     “We commend [Rush CEO] Larry Goodman, MD; the team at
TO UNSUBSCRIBE: If you wish to be removed from                                                                                                                                    health care costs. A $5 million donation from BMO Harris Bank       Rush; and their partners for creating such a compelling
our fundraising mailing list, please contact Rush’s Office                                                                                                                                                                                            initiative. The issues of health, education, medical services and
of Philanthropy by email at, by phone                                                                                                                             is helping Rush to break this expensive, inefficient cycle.
at (312) 942-6830 or by mail at Office of Philanthropy,                                                                                                                                                                                               poverty are all key elements of BMO’s community efforts and
1700 W. Van Buren St., Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60612.             PLEASE NOTE: All physicians featured in this publication are on the medical staff of Rush University Medical
                                                                 Center. Some of the physicians are in private practice and, as independent practitioners, are not employees or   Funding from BMO Harris Bank will set in motion new,                areas where we know we can make a difference,” said Bill
©2014 Rush University Medical Center                             agents of Rush University Medical Center.                                                                        sustainable models of health care delivery to bolster care for      Downe, president and CEO of BMO Financial Group. “We are
                                                                                                                                                                                  people in underserved communities on Chicago’s West and             especially pleased that this initiative will at the same time improve
                                                                                                                                                                                  South sides. It also will develop educational curricula to train    health care and create valuable jobs in the Chicago communities
Editor’s Update
                                                                                                                                                                                  a new health care workforce, targeting health professionals         that most need them.”
Open as of Feb. 21, the Road Home Program: The Center for Veterans and their Families at Rush, which was featured in our Spring 2013
                                                                                                                                                                                  like community health workers and care coordinators.
issue, is the first effort by a Chicago academic medical center to provide comprehensive, on-site care, navigation and supportive counseling                                                                                                          This initiative represents a unique partnership between public
services for local veterans and military families suffering from the invisible wounds of war, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)                                     Historically, BMO Harris Bank has invested in programs to           and private institutions combating health and education
and traumatic brain injury (TBI). It will operate in a spirit of collaboration, connecting clients to social services, education and vocational                                   eliminate disparities in education and health care. They continue   disparities. Together, community-based care providers,
programming via local organizations. Rush’s center will complement the many other important psychiatric and outreach services to                                                  that commitment with this initiative, which strengthens and         community hospitals, an academic medical center and a
veterans already offered by local Veterans Administration medical centers Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital; Jesse Brown VA Medical Center;                                           accelerates existing collaboration among Rush; City Colleges of     community college all work toward shared goals of improving
and Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center.                                                                                                                           Chicago and Malcolm X College, the City Colleges’ hub for           education, patient care and, ultimately, community health.

                                                                                                                                                Support for New Simulation Center Will Set Rush Apart
         Most Vulnerable                                                                                                                        S
                                                                                                                                                        imulation training saves lives. As students and health   others to view, and later participants can review and analyze
                                                                                                                                                        care providers learn to refine their communication,      their performances through a structured debriefing process.
                                                                                                                                                        master new techniques, improve procedures and
                                                                                                                                                streamline emergency response, this training greatly             In addition to practice with patient simulators that display
                                                                                                                                                enhances patient safety. And a planned new Rush University       lifelike responses to treatment and external stimuli, the new
Q&A With Robert E. Kimura, MD, Director of Neonatology                                                                                          Simulation Center will allow Rush to offer even more of this     center will incorporate a wet laboratory, where trainees can
                                                                                                                                                critical instruction.                                            practice skills like central line insertions or surgical stitches
This spring Rush opens a 65,000-square-foot Rush Family                                                                                                                                                          using cadaveric body parts. Another program will allow
Birth Center, dedicated to the care of newborns and their                                                                                       With the 2003 opening of the Rush University Simulation          students and staff to work with live actors posing as
mothers. The new center includes labor and delivery rooms,                                                                                      Laboratory, Rush was an early leader in simulation training.     patients and family members, strengthening diagnostic
a mother-baby unit and the Renée Schine Crown Neonatal                                                                                          Now Rush’s new 15,000-square-foot simulation center will         and communication skills.
Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Thanks to a naming gift from                                                                                        increase access to high-quality clinical training — more than
                                                                                                                                                tripling the number of people who can be trained at any          According to the center’s Co-director Michelle Sergel, MD,
Crown Family Philanthropies and major gifts from Northern
                                                                                                                                                one time.                                                        the range of training opportunities that will set Rush’s center
Trust Corporation and the McCormick Family Foundation, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 apart will also exemplify the commitment to quality of care
new NICU will be a place where at-risk babies can be cared
                                                                                                                                                Scheduled for completion later this year, seven new training     and patient safety for which Rush is known.
for quickly and carefully with the most advanced technology.
                                                                                                                                                environments will simulate real-world patient care settings
Robert E. Kimura, MD, speaks about the features of the new                                                                                                                                                       “Simulation is a safe place to make mistakes,” Sergel said. “It’s
                                                                                                                                                where students from across programs of study and
NICU, which will be housed in the Tower.                                                                                                                                                                         where we practice unfamiliar techniques and new procedures,
                                                                                                                                                multidisciplinary teams of caregivers — including physicians,
                                                                                                                                                nurses, physician assistants and other allied health             address our inefficiencies and learn from our errors, so that by
                                                                                                                                                professionals — can train together. Training sessions will be    the time a team treats your loved one, they know exactly how
                                                                                                                                                digitally recorded and projected to an adjoining classroom for   to get it right.”
                                                         What makes Rush’s new NICU distinctive?
                                                         We will have advanced equipment and highly skilled doctors, nurses and staff
          single obstetric triage rooms where            for those babies who need us, whether it’s right after birth or when the babies

    5     pregnant women are assessed to
          determine the appropriate next steps
                                                         have a critical event. We will have doctors here 24/7 and X-ray and ultrasound
                                                         machines — all inside the NICU. We will also have a pioneering communication
                                                         system that allows us to keep an eye on our patients around the clock. We were
                                                         able to design this whole unit with these things in mind: the patient flows, how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rush depends on philanthropic support to

10        individual birthing suites                     we take care of patients, who will be available if a crisis happens.

                                                         Single rooms are another key feature of the new NICU. Why did you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 make this vision a reality. In addition to early
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 gifts from the Golden Lamp Society and the

                                                         choose to accommodate families in single rooms?                                                                                                         Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Nurses Alumni
          operating rooms for procedures
          such as C-sections                             First and foremost, those babies will be isolated from infection. Just by having
                                                         babies in their own room, infection rates have been shown in many studies to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Association, The Sheba Foundation has
                                                         decrease. The second most important thing is that the parents will be able to                                                                           supported the center with a $1 million gift

                                                         bond with their baby privately. It’s really difficult to do that when you’re sharing
          single recovery rooms                          a room with five other families.                                                                                                                        and a $1 million challenge grant.

                                                         Why was it important for the NICU to be designed in an open space on                                                                                    The foundation will match, dollar for dollar,
                                                         the same floor as labor and delivery and the mother baby unit?

34        mother-baby single rooms                       Babies at Rush will move less often than babies at any other place I can think of:
                                                         only once. Every time you move a baby there’s a risk. Since the NICU is so close
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 every gift the simulation center receives, up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to $1 million.
                                                         to the delivery areas, a team of clinicians with appropriate equipment will be right
                                                         there, just seconds after birth. They don’t have to go through an elevator; they

55        single NICU rooms                              don’t have to run through different buildings. The open floor plan ensures that,
                                                         in the first five to 20 minutes of life — the most critical time for newborns — we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 You may make a gift online at
                                                         can give high-quality care at the time they need it most.

                                                         Read more from our interview with Robert E. Kimura, MD,

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     Rush Shows Gratitude to Loyal Donors                                                                                                                                                                                  Principal investigator Andrew Zloza, MD, PhD, uses a novel model to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           determine the best possible course of treatment for each individual patient.

     The Anchor Cross Society, Rush’s leadership annual giving society, recognizes
     individuals and families who support Rush’s people and programs through
     annual gifts of $1,000 or more.

     In appreciation, the Anchor Cross Society recognizes its more than 600
     members within five distinct giving levels: Chairman’s Circle ($25,000+),                                                                  Emerging Research

                                                                                                                                              Personalizing CANCER CARE
     Visionary ($10,000 - $24,999), Innovator ($5,000 - $9,999), Partner
     ($2,500 - $4,999) and Friend ($1,000 - $2,499).

     All Anchor Cross Society members receive the following privileges:

        • Listing in Rush’s annual fiscal year Honor Roll (July 1 - June 30)
        • Invitations to Rush Rounds educational receptions
        • Envision Rush donor newsletter

     Additional programs and services, such as special communications and
     invitation to the Anchor Cross Society Annual Dinner, recognize donors who
     give at increasing levels of membership.
                                                                                                 For more information, contact Alex Kwak at
     All Benjamin Rush Society members and those Golden Lamp Society members
                                                                                                 (312) 942-6112 or at
     who give at the $1,000 level or above are additionally recognized through
     Anchor Cross Society membership.                                                            Learn more at

     S T E WA R D S H I P S P O T L I G H T

                                                                                                                                               W                                                                    “[This approach] defies common
    “As a longtime patient of                                                                                                                             hat if your doctor could predict how your specific
                                                                                                                                                          immune system will respond to treatment and
     Dr. Marshall Goldin, I can tell                                                                                                                      make adjustments accordingly, before care has             scientific practice,” Zloza said. “We
     you that he is smart, personable                                                                                                          even begun? Research being done at Rush may lead to
     and totally dedicated to the                                                                                                              just that.                                                           have worked very hard ... in our
     medical profession. With the                                                                                                              Andrew Zloza, MD, PhD, and other researchers at Rush are             endeavors at Rush to make this
     establishment of the Marshall                                                                                                             conducting studies that might lead to personalized medical
                                                                                                                                               care — treatment that is finely tuned to patients’ individual        level of coordination possible.”
     Goldin, MD - Abt Family Endowed                                                                                                           immune systems and genetic profiles — for patients battling
     Scholarship, deserving and                                                                                                                all types of cancer.                                                 “While this may seem simple, it defies common scientific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    practice and, in many instances, requires a level of coordination
     dedicated Rush Medical College                                                                                                            With a novel mouse model, researchers use blood cells from an        between basic scientists and clinicians that is difficult to
     students will one day be able to                                                                                                          individual patient to “humanize” the mouse, or give it a human       achieve,” said Zloza, who works closely with clinicians to obtain
     help people in all walks of life who                                                                                                      immune system. Then they transplant the patient’s diseased           patient participation and blood and tissue samples needed for
                                                                                                                                               tissue (for example, a melanoma tumor) into the mouse that
     come to Rush seeking treatment.                                                                                                                                                                                the study. “We have worked hard and been very lucky in our
                                                                                                                                               received that patient’s immune system.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    endeavors at Rush to make this level of coordination possible.”
     With these students’ knowledge
                                                                                                                                               Now able to make small replicas of each patient’s immune
     and training, medicine will
                                                       Marshall Goldin, MD - Abt Family                                                        response and disease process, physicians can see how a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    With research spanning many types of cancer, Zloza is also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    investigating a potential link between the body’s immune
     continue to move forward                                                                                                                  particular patient’s disease may progress and proactively evaluate
     and advance.”                                     Endowed Scholarship                                                                     various therapies to maximize treatment outcomes and reduce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    response to viruses and immune response to cancer. His
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    work, including a planned expansion into pancreatic cancer
                                                                                                                                               possible adverse reactions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    research, has received funding from Bears Care, the Charles J.
     BOB ABT                                      Student recipients of the Marshall Goldin, MD - Abt Family Endowed Scholarship
                                                                                                                                               The research is currently limited to melanoma and breast             and Margaret Roberts Trust, the Massey family, the Segal
     G rate ful p at i e nt of                    (left to right) Kit Yuen, Meagan Wettengel, Melissa Sifuentes and Bryce Austell
                                                  with Marshall Goldin, MD (center)                                                            cancer patients, but because of the research team’s successful       Family Foundation and the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research
     M a r sha ll D. G o l d in, M D
                                                                                                                                               collaboration with clinicians at Rush, Zloza believes the model      Fund, which includes generous support from the Gavers
                                                                                                                                               could be readily applied to any number of cancers.                   Community Cancer Foundation.

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    Fiscal Year 2013 Honor Roll

    The following is a partial list of the individuals and organizations who made gifts to Rush between July 1, 2012, and                                             Dr. Karen B. Weinstein and            Mr. and Mrs. William T. Huffman      W. David Weiner                      Dr. and Mrs. John Q. Cook
                                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Stewart A. Kessler             Mrs. Peter Husting                   A. James Weitzenfeld Memorial        Chandice Covington, PhD, PNP-BC,
    June 30, 2013. We are extremely grateful to the many individuals, families, corporations, foundations and organizations                                           The Whisper Memorial Foundation       Justin R. Ishbia                        Foundation                           FAAN
    who made gifts during this time and wish that space permitted a complete listing of our generous friends.                                                                                               Diane Jacobson and Bruce Nesbitt     Mr.* and Mrs. H. Blair White         C. M. Cribaro
                                                                                                                                                                      $5,000 – $9,999                       Dr. and Mrs. Shriram M. Jakate       Mary and John Willis                 Michael E. Cucka, MD
                                                                                                                                                                      Anonymous (6)                         Kasper Jakobsen                      Mr. and Mrs. Leonard A. Wislow       Ethan H. Daniels, MD
    Every effort has been made to maintain accurate records. If your name is listed incorrectly or omitted, we apologize                                              Mr. and Mrs. Hall Adams Jr.           Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Janus             Lorraine R. Wolfe (Mrs. James R.)    Maria and Constantine Danos
    and kindly ask that you call the Office of Philanthropy at (312) 942-6830 to report the error so that we may correct                                              The Allyn Foundation, Inc.            Carlene and John Jones               Keye Wong, MD                        Dr. Harold E. Davis
    it in the future. Thank you.                                                                                                                                      Howard S. An, MD                      Craig D. Jones                       Robert W. Wysocki, MD                Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Davis
                                                                                                                                                                      Dr. and Mrs. Gunnar B.J. Andersson    Mr. and Mrs. Nilanj Joshi                                                 Diane Dean
                                                                                                                                                                      Jean H. Babson                        Mr. and Mrs. James Kamienski         $2,000 – $4,999                      Ann and Tom Dedert
                                                                                                                                                                      Hooman Bahmandeji                     Mr. and Mrs. Kip Kirkpatrick         Anonymous (3)                        Susan DeGregorio
                                                                                                                                                                      Dr. and Mrs. Alton W. Baker           Larry F. Kluskens, MD                Roxanne and Ross Abrams              Joan DePree
    I N D I V I D UA L S A N D FA M I L I ES   Mr. and Mrs. Norton Shapiro             Beatrice C. Mayer                         Curt M. Struebin                     Mr. and Mrs. John W. Ballantine       Kristin and Bruce Koepfgen           Reginald “Hats” Adams                James W. DeYoung Jr.
                                               Daniel B. and Louise Shipman Trust      Chauncey and Marion D. McCormick       Mrs. Arnold Horween Jr.                 Modestus Bauer Foundation             John Lawrence                        Joseph M. Albian                     Dr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Deziel
    The following individuals, families,       Sirius - Ginny and Peter Foreman           Family Foundation                   Marek J. Hosek                          Stephanie Holscher Bear               Lawrence W. Lazarus, MD              Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Alexander     Jessica Diamond and
    family foundations and trusts made         Paul Slavik                             The McGrath Abrams Family              James Huntington Foundation             Robert L. Behling                     Dr. and Mrs. Simon Lee               Amjad Ali, MD                           Dr. Gary L. Schaer
    gifts of $2,000 or more during             Bertha Spaeti Smith Trust                  Foundation                          Keith W. Jaffee                         Barbara Beré                          Mr. and Mrs. M. James Leider         Helen* and Mark Alison               Mr. and Mrs. John H. Dick
    FY2013. This list includes FY2013          Mr.* and Mrs. David B. Speer            James S. Mills                         Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Jaffee          Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Berg               Mr. and Mrs. Aylwin B. Lewis         Lori J. Allen                        Margaret M. Dickerson, DO, and
    members of both the Anchor Cross           Mrs. Ormand J. Wade                     Helene and Wayne Moore                 Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Jaffee           Mrs. Chandler Bigelow III             Mrs. William F. Lewis                Bruce R. Alper                          Robert M. Fliegelman, DO
    Society — the leadership annual                                                    Abby O’Neil and D. Carroll Joynes      Mr. and Mrs. Edgar D. Jannotta          Dr. and Mrs. Pincas Bitterman         Pamela Forbes Lieberman              Pamela L. J. Altman, MS, RN, and     Diggs Trusts
    giving society for Rush University         $50,000 – $99,999                       Thomas S. Postek                       Mr. and Mrs. Silas Keehn                Mary Jo and John Boler                Johnny L. Lin, MD                        Jeffrey S. Altman, MD            Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Donahoe
    Medical Center — and the Benjamin          Albertas and Elena Adomenas Trust       Mr. and Mrs. Stephen N. Potter         Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Kost            The Bransfield Family                 Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Loew          Dr. Mary Anderson and                Patty and Alex Doolas
    Rush Society — the giving society for      Buchanan Family Foundation              Mitchell B. Robbins                    Dr. Anthony M. and Mrs. Peggy Kotin     Mr. and Mrs. John A. Buck             Scott D. MacDonald                       Mr. David Scheftel               Gary R. Dorn
    Rush Medical College. For FY2014,          Mr. and Mrs. Dean L. Buntrock           Mr. and Mrs. Patrick G. Ryan           Helen and Bernard Kozloff Family        Sallie Bulley                         Mr. and Mrs. Kurt R. Mancillas       Susan J. Anderson-Nelson, MD         Kenneth Douglas Foundation
    the giving levels for both societies       Dick Burridge                           Sylvio Sciarretta Trust                   Foundation                           Dr. and Mrs. Charles A. Bush-Joseph   Nina and Bob Mariano                 Kathleen Gainor Andreoli, DSN, RN,   Rebecca A. Dowling, PhD, RD
    have changed. (See “Rush Shows             Mr. and Mrs. E. David Coolidge III      Louise B. Scott Trust                  Brett R. Levine, MD                     Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. B. Bynoe        Justin R. Marku                          FAAN                             Sally Draper
    Gratitude” on page 4.) Next year, our      Elizabeth and Alverin Cornell           Mrs. John I. Shaw                      Francine Manilow                        Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Callen            Mr. and Mrs. William B. McIlvaine    Irene D. Antoniou                    Richard Dube
    FY2014 honor roll will reflect these       Mr. and Mrs. James W. DeYoung           Mr. and Mrs. Roger D. Shaw             Andrew J. McKenna                       Rosalind D. Cartwright, PhD           Bill McIntosh                        William D. Arenberg                  Mr. and Mrs. Bruce N. Duff
    new levels, recognizing all those          Clint Eastwood                          William W. Shaw                        Carlette McMullan and John Gibbons      Frances and Brendan Casey             Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. McKenna Jr.   Mr.* and Mrs. David R. Asplund       Eileen Dwyer and Dr. Elliott Kroger
    who’ve made annual gifts of $1,000         Michelle and Larry Goodman              Craig D. Silverton, DO                 Richard E. Melcher, MD, FAAFP           Dolores G. Clement, PhD               Mr. and Mrs. J. Ron Moore            The Bagri Foundation                 Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Eisenberg
    or more. We are grateful to all.           Mr. and Mrs. Murray H. Goodman          Harold Byron Smith                     Mr. and Mrs. Avery S. Miller            Melody A. Cobleigh, MD                Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Morrison      Dr. and Mrs. Robert Balk             Nadyne and Bruce Elegant
                                               Mr. and Mrs. William K. Hall            Dusan Stefoski, MD                     Mr. and Mrs. Mark C. Miller             Mark S. Cohen, MD                     Mr. and Mrs. Allan B. Muchin         Jeanne N. Ball                       Dean A. Elias, MD
    $100,000+                                  Marguerite DeLany Hark                  Yolanda Stemer and                     Mr. and Mrs. Todd D. Mitchell           John J. Cull*                                                              Mrs. Stephen V. Barreca
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marita D. Murray                                                          William P. Elzer
    Anonymous                                  Drs. Olga and Anthony Ivankovich           Alexander Stemer, MD                Mrs. Arthur H. Morrison                 Bonnie and Michael Deger                                                   Rajneesh Behal, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mrs. George V. Myers                                                      Randy J. Epstein, MD
    Abt Family Charitable Foundation           Mr. and Mrs. John P. Keller             Julie F. and Michael Tracy             Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan A. Myers          Christopher J. DeWald, MD             Martin H. Nesbitt                    Francis Beidler Foundation           Mary and Frank Erlain
    Lolita Sheldon Armour Trust                Angela Lustig and Dale Taylor           Susan and Bob Wislow                   Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Nagle              The Dick Family Foundation            Dory Newell and Ernest D. Semersky   Susan Berman                         Ivette Estrada
    Alvin H. Baum Family Fund                  Holly and John Madigan                  Mrs. George B. Young                   Maria and Anthony Nasharr               Dr. Catherine Dimou and               Michael F. O’Brien                   Joseph P. Bernardini, MD             Jeanne Boxer Ettelson
    The Boler Family Foundation                Mary Lou Bell McGrew Trust                                                     David Neithercut                           Mr. Graham Bell                    Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. O’Connor     Drs. Armita Bijari and               Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Evans
    Norman Braman                              Viola H. Morton Trust                   $10,000 – $24,999                      Nevins Partners, LLC                    Francesca Edwardson                                                            Richard W. Byrne
                                                                                                                                                                                                            R. Joseph Olk, MD                                                         Dr. and Mrs. L. Penfield Faber
    The Carylon Foundation                     Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Proops              Anonymous (5)                          Shane Jay Nho, MD                       Peter W. England                      Karin and Karl Palasz                Mrs. Bowen Blair                     Valentina Famparska
        Julius L. Hemmelstein                  Doris Robbins                           The Benjamin Baldwin Family            Gregory P. Nicholson, MD                John J. Fernandez, MD                 Paula and Michael Perlstein          Phyllis C. Bleck, MD                 Mr. and Mrs. W. James Farrell
       Marcie Hemmelstein and                  Beverly Rossman, PhD, RN                Richard A. Berger, MD                  Mrs. Donald E. Nordlund                 Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Field           Diane and Perry Pero                 Stephena Romanoff Boggess            Burton Field
       David Drew                              Barbara and Jakob Rukel                 Matt Bergmann                          Mr. and Mrs.* John J. Nowicki           Mr. Byron L. Fisher*                  Joyce A. Phipps-Nutt and             Christine and Matthew Boler          Drs. Alison Finnegan and
    The Robert and Terri Cohn Family           Mr. and Mrs. John J. Sabl               Harry S. Black and Allon Fuller Fund   William F. O’Connor Foundation          Mrs. Malachi J. Flanagan                  Robert B. Nutt                   Jan and Frank Bomher                    Richard Dennis
       Foundation                              Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Searle          Mrs. Edward A. Brennan                 Wayne Paprosky, MD                      Brian Forsythe, MD                    Kate Protextor and Bill Drekhoff     Dr. and Mrs. Philip D. Bonomi        Sarah and Terry Finnegan
    Cole-Crone Family Foundation               Daniel M. Shapiro                       Jessie and Peter Butler                Anthony Pasquinelli                     Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus F. Freidheim Jr.   Mr. and Mrs. Martin E. Rahe          Mr. and Mrs. Scott M. Borre          Mr. and Mrs. Mike Fiore
    The Crown Family                           Randy and Nathan Shapiro                Timothy G. Carroll                     Sheila Penrose and Ernest Mahaffey      Philip Friedmann                      Tory J. Ramaker                      Antoinette Bracco                    Bridget Flanagan
    Susan Crown and William Kunkler            Mr. and Mrs. Michael Supera             Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Carton          Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Pirovano       Mr. and Mrs. William J. Friend        Dr. Vijaya and Mr. Jagan             Lynne T. Braun, PhD, RN, CNP, and    Carol and Richard Fleisher
    Mr. and Mrs. Larry Field                   Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Templer         Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Clark               Dr. and Mrs. Irwin Press                Mr. and Mrs. Matt Garrison                Mohan B. Reddy                       Thomas J. Braun                  Susan and Kevin* Flynn
    Robert F. Finke                            Dr. Kenneth J. Tuman                    Ann Shattuck Courtenay                 Mayari Pritzker                         Dr. and Mrs. Paolo Gattuso            Mrs. Bartlett Richards               Ryan Braun, MD                       Mark D. Foreman, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Jorge O. Galante, MD, DMSc                 Dr. and Mrs. Nik Verma                  Craig J. Della Valle, MD               Mr. and Mrs. Duane Quaini               Dr. and Mrs. Steven Gitelis           John W. Rogers Jr.                   Judith H. Bressler, MD, and          Maija Freimanis, MD
    Sue L. Gin                                 Mr. and Mrs. John W. Wymer Jr.          Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Deutsch         Mr. and Mrs. James T. Reid              Dr. and Mrs. Arnold I. Goldberg       Mrs. Ward C. Rogers*                     Peter Weeks, MD                  Katie and Matt Frekko
    The Glore Family Fund                                                              Mary Hooker Dole Trust                 Anthony A. Romeo, MD                    Dr. and Mrs. Edward J. Goldberg       Edward W. Ross                       Steven V.L. Brown, MD                Laura Friedland and Tom Bleck
    Karen and William Goodyear                 $25,000 – $49,999                       Mr. and Mrs. David Dreman              Dr. and Mrs. Aaron G. Rosenberg         Walter and Karla Goldschmidt          Lydia and Pat Ryan                   Robert Buford                        Glen O. Gabbard, MD
    The Grainger Foundation                    Anonymous                               Mr. and Mrs. Bruce W. Duncan           Jeanne M. and John W. Rowe
                                                                                                                                                                         Foundation                         Virginia Kresin Scanlon*             Caroline and Michael Burns           Rose E. Gallagher
    Mr. and Mrs. William J. Hagenah III        Mr. and Mrs. James Athans               Mr. and Mrs. Reed H. Eberly            Mr. and Mrs. John F. Sandner
                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. Robert Goltermann        Mr. and Mrs. Scott R. Seyfarth       Sharon E. Byrd, MD                   Linda and Ron Galowich
    Mr.* and Mrs. Robert L. Heidrick           Dr. and Mrs. Bernard R. Bach Jr.        Ava W. Farwell Trust                   Louisa S. Sarofim
                                                                                                                                                                      Mrs. Alvin Goodman                    Mr. and Mrs. James Simpson IV        Pastora San Juan Cafferty*           Debbie and Andy Garman
    Judy and Marvin Herb                       Mr. and Mrs. Stephen P. Bent            Mr. and Mrs. Wade Fetzer III           Saxena Family Foundation, Drs. Dershi
                                                                                                                                                                      Roy D. Gottlieb                       Kern Singh, MD                       James E. Calvin, MD                  Philip Garoon and Family
    Dr. Sameera Hussain and                    Mr. and Mrs. William Gardner Brown      Jamee Field                               and Amod Saxena
                                                                                                                                                                      Kenneth Graves                        Stephen B. and Mary S. Smith         James R. Cameron, MD                 Laurie and Cary Glenner
       Mr. Khurram Hussain                     Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA                  Dr. and Mrs. Jacob H. Fox              Edwin F. Schild Charitable Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                      Daniel L. Greiwe                      Carl W. Stern and Holly Hayes        Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Campbell      Dr.* and Mrs. Gerald Glick
    Drs. Mary Elizabeth and                    Consolidated Anti-Aging Foundation      Mr. and Mrs. Christopher B. Galvin     Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Schrock
                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gross             Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Stoettner     Anne B. Cardwell, MD                 Robyn L. Golden, MA, LCSW
       Donald West King                        Mr. and Mrs. James M. Costello          William Gapp                           Dr. Maureen E. Shekleton and
                                                                                                                                                                      Sandra and Jack Guthman               Pam and Russ Strobel                 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Carr            Alfred G. Goldstein
    Barbara Levy Kipper                        Mr. and Mrs. John V. Crowe              Alice Eliza Getty Trust                   Mr. Gerald T. Shekleton
                                                                                                                                                                      Meryl H. Haber, MD                    Mr. and Mrs. James Stuart            Therese M. Carrabine, RN, MS         Lee Gordon
    Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Krehbiel              Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Darnall          Ellen and Philip Glass                 Sandra R. Shelley, PhD, RN
                                                                                                                                                                      Blanny A. Hagenah                     Edward A. Swietek                    Gerald F. Carter                     Sylvia G. Gordon
    Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Masterson              Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. DeCresce         Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Goldberg        Dr. and Mrs. John L. Showel
                                                                                                                                                                      Richard E. Haggerty                   Maria S. and Frank J. Techar         James L. Cavanaugh, MD               Mr. and Mrs. James P. Gorter
    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Mazzetta            Robin and William Downe                 Drs. Paula M. Grabler and              Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro Silva, Evans
                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Halbower         April Teitelbaum, MD                 Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Cavender     Evalyn N. Grant, MD, and
    Stuart A. Miller                           Christine and Jack Edwards                 David A. Ansell                        Food Group
                                                                                                                                                                      Mr.* and Mrs. Burton W. Hales Jr.     Dr. and Mrs. Michael Tharp           Stacey and Christopher Caywood          Clifford Jay Kavinsky, MD, PhD
    Mr. and Mrs. Evan M. Rayman                Jim S. Frank                            Mr. and Mrs. Randy S. Gross            The Siragusa Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                      Joan M. Hall                          Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Thomas       Meri E. Chen, MD                     Stephanie Gregory, MD, and
    Mr. and Mrs. Steven Rayman                 Christina and Ron Gidwitz               The Philip W. Hagenah Family           Dr. and Mrs. Scott M. Sporer
                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hines             Jim Truettner                        Mr. and Mrs. Faris F. Chesley           Sheldon Chertow
    The Regenstein Foundation                  Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Gross              Kathryn E. Harper and                  Stepan Company
                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. John L. Hines            Dr. David A. and Bonita C. Turner    J. Steve Cole                        Katherine L. Griem, MD
    Howard R. Roth Sr.*                        Mrs. Faye R. and Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs      H. John Gilbertson                  Judith and S. Jay Stewart
                                                                                                                                                                      George B. Holmes Jr., MD              Marilou and Henry von Ferstel        Marge and Lew Collens                Sharyn Lee Gunderson
    Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Rubschlager           Veronica and Fred Klewitz               Harriet Hausman                        Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Tribbett III
                                                                                                                                                                      Rory Holscher                         Denise Walt, MD, and                 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Considine         Gina Guzman, MD, and
    Mr. and Mrs. William A. Schneider          Amy and Don Lubin                       Mr. and Mrs. Jay L. Henderson          The Vail Family
                                                                                                                                                                      Vicki and Thomas Horwich Foundation       Frank M. Phillips, MD            Edward W. Conway                        Eric L. Lenting, MD
    Carole and Gordon Segal                    Solomon Manaster Trust                  Bradley G. Hinrichs and                Edward J. Weiner, MD
                                                                                                                                                                      Ron Huberman                          Kathleen M. Weber, MD                Christopher L. Coogan, MD            Mirja Haffner

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    Julie Haller                            Linda Lisahapanya                      Dr. and Mrs. John C. Pottage            Mr. and Mrs. Lac Van Tran             Swim Across America                    Society for Cardiovascular                Dr. and Mrs. Clifford Harris          Helen C. (Gianutsos) Robertson
    Dr. Lois A. Halstead and                Jane Gentry Llewellyn, PhD, RN,        Lynda H. Powell, PhD                    Trent L. Tredway, MD                  Tornier, Inc.                            Angiography and Interventions           Beverly and Warren Hayford            Lisa Rosenberg, PhD, RN
        Edward G. Halstead                     NEA-BC                              Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Prendergast     Macie Trufant                         University Anesthesiologists, SC       The Susan F. Lasky Cancer Foundation      Mrs. Robert L. Heidrick               Elaine H. Rutledge
    Corwith Hamill*                         Renée Logan                            Patricia M. Prentice, MBA, RN           Thomas N. Tunnicliff                  Welcome Back Veterans, an initiative                                             June Elaine Hell, in memory of        Karen S. Sable, MD
    Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. Hanna            Susan and John Lowenberg               John R. Raitt                           Elsa Vaintzettel                         of the McCormick Foundation and                                                   Heinz Josef Hell
                                                                                                                                                                                                        R U S H H E R I TAG E S O C I E T Y                                             The Hon. Anne O’Laughlin Scott
    Margaret S. Hart                        Inez C. Luce                           Prakash Ramani                          Mrs. Herbert A. Vance                    Major League Baseball                                                         Frank R. Hendrickson, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Carole and Gordon Segal
    Lynn E. Hauser, MD, and                 Carol Lynch                            Richard D. Rames, MD                    Dr. and Mrs. Parameswaran             William G. McGowan Charitable          The following individuals have notified   Dr. and Mrs. Leo M. Henikoff
                                                                                                                                                                    Fund, Inc.                                                                    Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Henry            Dr. Maureen E. Shekleton and
        Neil L. Ross, MD                    David O. MacKenzie                     Arlene Redmond                              Venugopal                                                                Rush that they have invested in Rush’s
    Beverly and Warren Hayford              Shirley A. Maides-Keane, PhD, and      Carolyn J. Reed and Gregory J. Rykse    Dr. Annabelle and Mr. Keith Volgman   The Woman’s Board of Rush University                                             Alyssa and Jon Herb                       Mr. Gerald T. Shekleton
                                                                                                                                                                                                        future through a provision in their
    Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Hayward             John T. Keane, MD                   Mr. and Mrs. John Shedd Reed            Mary M. Vondrak and                      Medical Center                                                                Judy and Marvin Herb                  Alyce K. Sigler
                                                                                                                                                                                                        will, trust, life income arrangement,
    Gardner W. Heidrick Jr. and             Drs. Parag A. and Sonali P. Majmudar   Arin and Eric Reeves                        Patrick G. Kirk, MD                                                      retirement or other estate plan. List     Wendy and Thomas Herb                 Harold B. Smith
        Joan G. Heidrick Foundation         Mary P. Malone                         Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Reighard          Babs H. Waldman, MD                   $50,000 – $99,999                      is as of January 2014.                    June Heyer                            Anne M. Sobota and
    Dr. and Mrs. Leo M. Henikoff            Malott Family Foundation               Mr. and Mrs. J. Christopher Reyes       Amy L. Wall                           Anonymous (2)                                                                    Miriam Hoover                             Michael F. O’Malley
    John F. Hibbeln, MD                     Mr. and Mrs. Kyriakos A. Mamidakis     Judith C. Rice                          Edward J. Ward, MD                    A.G. Cox Charity Trust                 Anonymous (3)                             Marcia J. Huna-Calandra               Edgar D. Staren, MD, PhD
    Mr. and Mrs. John W. Higgins            Mary Louise and Marcial R. Mancillas   Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Richards         Mrs. Hempstead D. Washburne Jr.       Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery             Mr. and Mrs. Hall Adams Jr.               J. Taylor Hurst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mary and Jim Staros
    Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH                Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. March           Grace Roberti Foundation                Dr. Cathleen M. Watt and                 Foundation                          Mrs. L. W. Alberts                        Mr. and Mrs. James J. Jacisin Sr.
                                                                                                                                                                 Bank of America Illinois                                                                                               Gary Steinberg
    Gary W. Hill                            Christina M. Marciniak, MD, and        Missy Cook Romanoff                         Dr. Joel B. Spear                                                        Gary F. Alder, DDS                        Helen Roedl Jacobsen
    David W. Hines Jr., MD                     Michael D. Brown, MD                The Rosenson Family Foundation                                                BrightFocus Foundation                                                           Shirley and Dick Jaffee               Madelyn A. Stella
                                                                                                                           Ernest P. Waud III                                                           Gay Luhrs Allen
    Dr. and Mrs. Jerome Hoeksema            Rosemary Bone Mason and                Laura and James Roth                    Judith K. Weik and                    The Brinson Foundation                                                           Mr. and Mrs. Edgar D. Jannotta        Mr. and Mrs. S. Jay Stewart
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Marilynn Alsdorf
    James and Wanda Hollensteiner              Dr. Robert Mason                    Ruth M. Rothstein*                          Dr. Dale R. Sumner Jr.            Chicagoland Area Affiliate of          Lisa June Antalek                         Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Janus              Elizabeth Baker Stonecipher
        Foundation                          James P. McCarthy                      George T. Roumbos                       Dr. Milton and Joan Weinberg             Susan G. Komen                      William Arrott                            Joseph C. Jarvis                      Joyce M. Stoops
    Lisa L. Holstein                        John W. McClean, MD                    Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan B. Rubenstein     Robert A. Weinstein, MD               Cures Within Reach and the             John M. Ayers, MD                         Philip J. Jezek                       Dr. and Mrs. Blake Strother Talbot
    Miriam U. Hoover                        Mary L. McComis, MD                    Mr. and Mrs. Jesse H. Ruiz              JoAnn Wadley Weisberg                    LUNGevity Foundation                Mrs. James A. Babson                      Dr. and Mrs. Louis C. Johnston        Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Tarizzo
    Hugh J. Hubbard*                        Mr. and Mrs. Gary E. McCullough        Dr. and Mrs. Dino P. Rumoro             Sandy and Greg Welch                  Gateway for Cancer Research            Sidney Barsky, MD                         Beverly P. Joutras                    April Teitelbaum, MD, and
    Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer G. Huber          Maribeth McElveen                      Lois and John* Sachs                    Lillian S. Wells Foundation, Inc.     Kinetics Foundation                    Mrs. Edward C. Becker                     Silas Keehn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Austin Bernstein
    Bruce Huck, MD                          Diane M. McKeever and Eric Jensen      Barbara A. Santucci, MD                 Mark Welsh                            Medtronic                              Robert L. Behling                         Mr. and Mrs. John P. Keller
                                                                                                                                                                 National Fragile X Foundation                                                    Mrs. Thomas A. Kelly                  Helen and Richard Thomas
    Beverly and Michael Huckman             Richard Melman                         Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Saslaw            Dr. and Mrs. Walter W. Whisler                                               Alan B. Bergman, MD
    John E. and Jeanne T. Hughes            Linda Mendelson                        April and Jim Schink                                                          Northern Trust                                                                   Lorraine E. Kenny, MS, RN             Mary Nell and Bide Thomas
                                                                                                                           Marilyn K. Wideman, DNP, RN, BC                                              Bernie B. Blaauw, MD
        Foundation, Inc.                    John R. Meyer, DO                      Jennifer Schulte                        Judith C. Wiley, DNP, CRNA            OMeGA Medical Grants Association                                                 James Kirkpatrick                     Mr. and Mrs. Allan E. Thompson Sr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Willie C. Blair, MD
    Hunter Family                           Katalin Mikecz, MD, PhD, and           Mr. and Mrs. David M. Schuppan          Clara R. Williams                     Ossur Americas                         Phyllis C. Bleck, MD                      Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Borwell Knight   Dee L. Van Leeuwen
    J. Taylor Hurst                            Tibor T. Glant, MD, PhD             Kevin Schwartz                          Jean A. Schmidt Winship               St. Jude Medical, Inc.                 Donald D. Boroian                         Norma R. Koke                         Mr. and Mrs. Henry von Ferstel
    Dr. and Mrs. Arthur P. Hurter           Arlene M. Miller, PhD, RN, FAAN        Laura-Lee Schwefel                      Marilyn Wirtz                         State Farm Insurance Companies         Luther W. Brady, MD                       Kay and Fred Krehbiel                 Mrs. Jerome Waldman
    Mr. and Mrs. David A. Hutchison         Britt M. Miller                        Joy S. Sclamberg, MD                    Janet Wolter, MD                      Touch Foundation, Inc.                 Mrs. Edward A. Brennan                    Michael J. Kremer, PhD, CRNA, FAAN    William P. Waldron
    Stephanie D. Hyman                      Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund      Theresann Seeger                        Emily and Thomas Woodrow              University Pathologists, PC            Lois Grothman Brown                       Karen V. Lamb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ernest P. Waud III
    Christina Jack                          Pattricia Miller                       Gerald E. Seegers                       Kathleen R. Wren, CRNA, PhD, and      Voices Against Brain Cancer            Ruth E. Butler                            Timothy J. Larson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Robert Weber
    Miral D. Jhaveri, MD, and               Mary K. Wood Molo, MD                  John Segreti, MD                            Timothy L. Wren, DNP                                                     Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. B. Bynoe            Mrs. Seymour J. Layfer
        Palmi N. Shah, MBBS                 Carol and Thomas Monaghan              Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Seidel Jr.                                            $25,000 – $49,999                                                                Nancy J. Levang                       Dr. Milton and Joan Weinberg
                                                                                                                           Dr. Barbara Wu and Eric Larson                                               Dr. and Mrs. David D. Caldarelli
    Dr. Ann L. Johnson                      John P. Mordach                        Richard M. Seidel Sr.                                                         Anonymous                                                                        Burton A. Lewis                       Edward J. Weiner, MD
                                                                                                                           Drs. Patricia and George Wyhinny                                             Lori M. Koke Castillo
    Tricia J. Johnson, PhD                  James E. Moyer, MD                     David C. Shelledy, PhD                  Lisa Yang and Tim Newbold             American Medical Systems, Inc.         Marilyn T. Chamberlain                    Joyce Lichauco                        Karen B. Weinstein, MD, FACP
    Dr. and Mrs. Peter M. Jokich            Mark Mueller                           Patrick A. Sheridan, MD                 James A. Young, MD                    ASHP Foundation                        Callie Anne and W. H. Clark               Judith I. Linquist                    JoAnn Wadley Weisberg
    Mrs. Richard L. Joutras                 Kathryn H. Mulligan, MD                Stephanie M. Shors, MD                  Paula S. Zelanik                      Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer      Mrs. H. Grant Clark Jr.                   Mr. and Mrs. Michael Loda             Gail S. Willson
    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Karaganis           Mr. and Mrs. Mike J. Mulroe            The Simpson Family                      Anthony M. Zelazny, MD                   Foundation                          Marion R. Van Dyke Clark                  Amy and Don Lubin                     Patricia Daley Wilson, RN
    Charlotte A. Keane                      Pamela Mulshine, MD, and               Mr. and Mrs. Michael Simpson            Helen and Sam Zell                    The Chicago Community Trust            Mrs. William A. Copen                     Judith M. Luczak                      Jeanette and Leon Wirt
    William R. Kehoe, MD                       James L. Mulshine, MD               Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Siracusa                                               DJO, LLC                               Ann Shattuck Courtenay                    Bruce I. Luke, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Vicki J. Woodward and John J. Glier
    Mr. and Mrs. M. David Keil              Janet S. Myers                         Adam Skilken                           *indicates deceased                    Dr. Scholl Foundation                  Mr. and Mrs. Oscar O. D’Angelo            Mr. and Mrs. John W. Madigan
    Joyce K. Keithley, DNSc, RN             Jacquelyn Narrell                      Mary and Brad Smart                                                                                                                                                                                  Dorothy E. Yates
                                                                                                                                                                 Edmond and Alice Opler Foundation      Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Darnall            Wayne S. Margolis, MD
    Walter Kelly                            David R. Newkirk, DDS                  Mr. and Mrs. Brian T. Smith                                                   Epilepsy Foundation of Greater                                                   Lynne Marley                          Mrs. George B. Young
                                                                                                                           C O R P O R AT I O N S ,                                                     Michael H. Davidson, MD
    Mr. and Mrs. Myles J. Kerrigan          Cindy Nicolaides                       Claire H. Smith, MD, and                                                         Chicago                             Sandra Kelson Davis and                   Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Marr III       Jo Ann Young
    Dr. and Mrs. Ali Keshavarzian           Lynne Considine Nieman                    Robert A. Kubicka, MD                F O U N DAT I O N S A N D             Huntington’s Disease Society of                                                  Dr. John and Barbara McClean          Robert G. Zadylak, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ronald L. Davis
    Dr. and Mrs. Harold A. Kessler          Melinda D. Noonan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC     Daniel J. Smith, MD                     O R G A N I Z AT I O N S                 America                             Linda Jane Del Monte                      Patricia A. McCreary, MD              Drs. Joan E. and Russ Zajtchuk
    Krystyna D. Kiel, MD, and               Carol P. Norton                        David B. and Vicky C. Smith                                                   Michael Reese Health Trust             Dorothy Diggs                             Diane McKeever and Eric Jensen        S. Paul Zelznick
        Alexander C. Templeton, MD          Martha and Ed Nosal                    Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Smith            $100,000+                             Molex Incorporated                     Harold and Faye Abbott Dittemore          Nancy Lou Horrell McNamara
    Catherine and Ed King                   Mr. and Mrs. Todd Novak                Tamara Smith                            Anonymous                             Searle Funds at The Chicago            Paul Dorcic                               Richard E. Melcher, MD, FAAFP
    Dr. and Mrs. Alan B. Klein              Karl L. Oder                           Dr. and Mrs. R. Jeffrey Snell           Affiliated Radiologists, SC              Community Trust                                                               James E. Memmen, MD                   REALIZED BEQUESTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gary R. Dorn
    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Knapczyk            Roberta and Donald R. Oder             Mr. and Mrs. John B. Snyder             Bears Care                            VNA Foundation                         Janet L. Engstrom, PhD, RN, CNM,          Dorothy and Egon Menker
    Mr. and Mrs. Herbert B. Knight          James T. O’Donnell, PharmD, MS, FCP    Anne M. Sobota and Michael F.           Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund    Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC                                                        Ruth P. Taff Meyer                    The estates of the following individuals
                                                                                                                                                                                                            and Jack Kowalski, MD
    Mehmet Kocak, MD                        Patricia S. O’Kieffe                      O’Malley                             The Bristol-Myers Squibb                                                     Randy J. Epstein, MD                      William S. Miles, MD                  provided vital support during FY2013,
    Lawrence Joseph Kohaus, MD              Lisa M. Oldham, MD                     Gwen Solberg                               Foundation, Inc.                   $10,000 –$24,999                       Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Erickson           Mr. and Mrs. Avery S. Miller          thereby perpetuating their impact on
    Sherry and Alan Koppel                  Susan and David O’Leary                Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Southern         Charles and M.R. Shapiro Foundation   Anonymous                              Ivette Estrada                            Martha J. Mills                       people and programs at Rush.
    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kowal               Denise M. Oleske, PhD                  Dave Sproat                             The Charles J. and Margaret Roberts   Boston Scientific Corporation          Drs. Kim M. and John Fehir                Bruce R. Monaco, MD
    Karen and Ronald Krefman                Frank Gerard Ondrey, MD, PhD           Joan Elizabeth Steel                       Trust                              The Brain Aneurysm Foundation          Mr. and Mrs. Wade Fetzer III              Patricia Galloway Morley              Rose H. Accardi, Mary Accardi
    William B. Kreger                       John O’Rourke                          Elvira and Greg Steele                  The Coleman Foundation                The Brown Foundation, Inc.             Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Field               Hamilton Moses III, MD                    Damiano and Dr. Vincent Accardi
    Mr. and Mrs. John H. Krehbiel Jr.       China Ibsen Oughton                    Mr. and Mrs. John Stiffler              Gavers Community Cancer Foundation    The Children’s Foundation              Robert F. Finke                           Joan C. Nelson, MSN, RN               Mrs. John J. Antalek
    Wayne E. Kurcz                          Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN         Thomas Story                            George W. and Lessie K. Wadsworth     CME Group Foundation                   Rosalyn Finke                             Bess Nicholas
                                                                                                                              Memorial Fund                                                                                                                                             Mrs. John A. Bigler
    Joan E. Kurtenbach                      Helen J. Pates                         Mr. and Mrs. Mark Streicher                                                   ConMed Linvatec                        Jorge O. Galante, MD, DMSc                George A. Nicola Jr., MD
    Karen Van Dyke Lamb, DNP, APRN, BC      Frederica Pederson                     Stuart Family Foundation                A Giving Heart Foundation                                                                                                                                    Mrs. Robert C. Borwell
                                                                                                                                                                 CSL Behring Foundation                 Maude E. Glore                            Susan M. Olmetti
    Michael E. LaMont                       Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Pepper         Nancy Sullivan                          Helene Fuld Health Trust              Danny Did Foundation                                                             John Peters                           Sally A. Brozenec, PhD, RN
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Michelle and Larry Goodman
    Mrs. William N. Lane III                Mildred M. Hudak Perlia, MSN, RN       Glen E. Sutherland, MD                  The Hillshire Brands Company          Epic Systems Corporation               Karen and William Goodyear                Jean P. Pierzchala                    Pastora San Juan Cafferty
    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. Lansing          Felicia Gerber Perlman                 Mr. and Mrs. Philip W. K. Sweet Jr.     Lula E. Bowman Trust                  Goldman Sachs Gives                    John D. Gottlick                          Liza Marie Pilch, MD, FACEP           Bertram Capus, MD
    Mr. and Mrs. Laurens M. Leffingwell     Sandra and Michael Perlow              Blake Swift                             LUNGevity Foundation                  Grant Healthcare Foundation            Diane and Michael Grant                   Beatrice L. Pitcher, MD               Eugene P. Coan
    George L. Lehnertz                      Seymour H. Perlstein, MD, PhD          Drs. Caroline M. Szeto and              McDonald’s Corporation                Helen M. Harrison Foundation           Gregory M. Graves, MD                     Susan Margaret Poirier, BSN           Elizabeth G. Dietrich, RN
    Sandye and Wayne Lerner                 Dr. and Mrs. Dennis A. Pessis             James J. Collins                     The Michael J. Fox Foundation for     Lloyd A. Fry Foundation                Judith Berry Griffin                      Cynthia and David Polayes             John C. Fogarty
    Dr. and Mrs. Jay Levin                  Dr. and Mrs. Jerry P. Petasnick        Marjorie H. Tanoue                         Parkinson’s Research               Loop Capital Markets                   Dr. Catherine B. and                      Oren Pollock                          Dale Glickman
    Dr. and Mrs. Mark N. Levin              Dr. and Mrs. Russell M. Petrak         Laverne A. Thompson                     Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush LLC      Medyssey Co.                               Mr. James Grotelueschen               Ann and Sydney Pond
    Burton A. Lewis                         Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Phillips         Suzy Thompson                           Orthopaedic Research & Education                                                                                                                             Charles C. Haffner III
                                                                                                                                                                 Mhdezign, LLC                          Annette Raff Haag                         Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Proops
    Edmund J. Lewis, MD                     Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Pilipczuk          Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Thornton             Foundation                                                                                                                                                Elizabeth M. Joyce
                                                                                                                                                                 MillerCoors                            Joan M. Hall                              Sheila Jacques Putzel
    Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Licari             Beatrice L. Pitcher, MD                Mr.* and Mrs. Theodore D. Tieken        Parkinson’s Disease Foundation        Navigant Consulting                    Janet Aykens Hammond                      Maribeth and Martin Rahe              Martha Hofmann Levin
    Susan R. Lichtenstein and John Rokacz   Mr. and Mrs.* Oren Pollock             Cathy Fritz Tisch                       Regenstein Foundation                 NEV 2/11 Foundation                    Judith M. and Glen L. Hampton             Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Reighard        Ruth Kose Mank
    Sara and Martin Liebman                 Henry Pope Foundation                  Mrs. Alfred C. Tisdahl Jr.              Robert Wood Johnson Foundation        Power Construction Company, LLC        J. Brian Hancock, MD, FACEP               S. Rita Rimkus                        James R. Russell
    Michael Liptay, MD                      Mr. and Mrs. Victor R. Postillion      Lauren and Jordan Topel                 Smith & Nephew Endoscopy              Schwarz Supply Source                  Karen S. Harrer                           Lorraine A. Kratochvil Roberts        Robert W. Sessions

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The Woman’s Board

                                                                            In October the Woman’s Board of Rush
                                                                            University Medical Center hosted its
                                                                            87th annual fashion show, Breathtaking,
                                                                            at the Palmer House Hilton. This event is
                                                                            the longest continuously running
                                                                            charitable fashion show in the nation.
                                                                            Proceeds from this year’s show, which
                                                                            raised more than $500,000, supported
                                                                            research at Rush to develop a simple
                                                                            diagnostic blood test for lung cancer.

                                                                            Catherine King, president of the Woman’s Board,
                                                                            and Katherine Peterson, fashion show chairman,
                                                                            walk the runway.

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Rush Rounds                                                  Anchor Cross Society Annual Dinner
May 13, 2014 | Skokie Country Club | Glencoe, Ill.           June 5, 2014 | Four Seasons Hotel | Chicago
June 17, 2014 | Arts Club of Chicago | Chicago               This invitation-only dinner celebrates the commitment and
Rush Rounds is a series of discussions about health care     generosity of Anchor Cross Society members at the Partner
innovations at Rush. This spring and summer, we’ll feature   level and above ($2,500+). To renew your membership and
programs minding your mental health and technology in        ensure your attendance, contact Alex Kwak at (312) 942-6112.
health care.
                                                             For more information on any of Rush’s upcoming events,
                                                             please contact Kelly Parker in the Office of Philanthropy
                                                             at (312) 942-0699.

                                                                             Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush
                                                                             University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

Description: Spring 2014 issue of Envision Rush, News for Donors and Friends of Rush University Medical Center