A Special Invitation to Tour Rush’s New Hospital

By Laura Pellikan

Excitement is building at Rush University Medical Center as we count down to the opening and move-in day of our new hospital on Jan. 9. Plans and preparations are under way for a sneak peek tour of the new building, and Rush is inviting our surrounding community, current patients and their families and friends to come in and see what we’ve been working on over the last few years to bring an even higher level of care to those that matter most to us, our patients.

One-hour, self-guided tours will be offered on Saturday, Dec. 10, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. So mark your calendars and save the date, because this will be an opportunity to see the future of medicine and how this building was planned from the inside out to provide the highest quality of care.

You may ask yourself if spending part of your Saturday touring a hospital is something worth considering. Let me share some more details about the sneak peek tour so you can make a more educated decision.

  • Unique design: The patient tower’s unique butterfly-shaped design may be of interest to community members who enjoy viewing unique Chicago architecture.  On the tour, you’ll learn about how caregivers and patients played a central role in the Tower’s design. Continue reading