By Allison Sobczak
Rush University Medical Center, founded in 1837, has done a remarkable job of staying true to its core mission of educating physicians and nurses, while at the same time developing a magnificent nationally renowned orthopedics and spine program.
Here are six things to know and thoughts on Rush itself and its orthopedic and spine program.
1. Ranked Sixth Nationally in Orthopedics and Spine. US News and World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush sixth in the nation and number one in Illinois.
Peter Butler, president of Rush University Medical Center, comments on the leadership position in orthopedics and spine. Here, he focuses in part on the collaboration between Rush itself and the physicians at Rush.