Day: June 8, 2022

Richard Parillo at his home in Chicago

$5 million gift supports cardiology innovation

Richard Parrillo knows the University of Chicago Medicine better than most. He has been seeing his doctor, Mark Siegler, MD, for three decades, has undergone treatment for three types of cancer,

Beverly and Jason Kravitt at the Great Wall of China.

The power of words

In 1982, in a suburban Chicago delivery room, Beverly and Jason Kravitt received devastating news. In rushed, unfeeling words, hospital staff told them that their infant son, Cameron, did not have a heartbeat. After giving birth to her stillborn son, Beverly was only allowed to hold him for a few minutes before he was whisked away.

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