Rush Medical College Alumni Association

Welcome to the official website for alumni of the Rush Medical College (RMC).

This is your resource for the latest alumni newsevents and ways to support your alma mater

RMC to Appoint New Dean

As Rush University and Rush Medical
College have grown, so has the need for dedicated leadership at the University
and college levels. As such, Thomas A. Deutsch, MD ’79, GME, who has served for
13 years as the Henry P. Russe, MD, Dean of Rush Medical College and 10 years
as provost of Rush University, will step down as dean and serve solely as University

The duties of the dean of Rush
Medical College will become a separate full-time position, with a national search for
Deutsch’s successor beginning immediately. 

Read on for more information

'My Motivation, My Strength and My Courage': Young Patient Inspired Marathon-Running RMC Student

By Marc Dadios

Many people ask marathon runners the question “Why would you put your body through 26.2 miles of hell?” The very thought of a marathon can make even the most avid distance runner question their ability to complete a marathon.

Most marathon runners tend to have a very strong reason to commit to the training and dedication required to cross the finish line.

My motivation for running the 2014 Chicago Marathon was to fulfill a promise I made to a brave teenage boy who lost his battle against Duchenne muscular dystrophy during my third year inpatient pediatrics rotation.

Read on for Marc's full story.

Looking for CMEs and Clinical Trial Listings?

Learn about Continuing Medical Education at Rush and find a complete list of current CME offerings.

Find clinical trials currently accepting patients at Rush University Medical Center.

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