Kate Dohner

Fostering compassionate patient care

Blaine Lesnik, PsyD, former president of the Illinois Psychological Association, celebrated the seventh anniversary of her double lung transplant by making a gift supporting a research project designed to improve

Gift empowers experts in digestive diseases

Lee Matricaria sought a top doctor in digestive diseases. Looking for someone recognized as a thought leader in the field, he found David T. Rubin, MD, Joseph B. Kirsner Professor

Inspiring tomorrow’s leaders in cancer research

An $11.4 million gift from anonymous donors will establish the Elwood V. Jensen Scholars Program in the Section of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Chicago Medicine. Designed to grow the next generation of leaders in oncology research, the program offers exceptional trainees sufficient resources and time to devote to rigorous research that informs innovations in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Promoting diversity in orthopaedic surgery

Although more than half of medical students today are women, they make up only 6.5 percent of orthopaedic surgeons, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. These numbers continue

Checkmate to cancer

When Lev Becker was four years old, his mother taught him how to play chess, and he won—again and again. Becker began learning to play chess in the early 1980s

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