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

A Time for Giving

As the end of the year approaches, many people review their finances and make charitable contributions to Rush’s people and programs. Making a gift to the Rush Medical College before Dec. 31 can reward you with tax eductions and reduce the taxes you owe next April.

More important, gifts to Rush University make a difference because they support our efforts to educate the next generation of health care professionals and serve our diverse communities. Careful planning helps maximize the tax benefits from your gift.  

Read on to learn more about available giving options

'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.

Submit a Class Note -- We Want to Hear From You!

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Did you recently win an award? Retire? Change jobs or titles? Expand your family? Get published? Your classmates want to know!

Please send your personal and professional updates to or post them to We'll include your update in an upcoming issue of Rush MD, on our website or on our Facebook page.

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