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Clinical Services at Rush Food and Nutrition Services

Our staff includes specialists in food and nutrition as it relates to general health, specific diseases and food production services. They provide general nutrition advice to help prevent disease and optimize health, as well as medical nutrition advice to manage disease and improve quality of life.

Eating well is key to staying well, so Rush has many resources to help improve your quality of life through healthful eating. These include:

Nutrition and Wellness Center

Our team of nutrition experts can help you achieve your goals, including losing weight, increasing energy, lowering blood cholesterol and living a healthier life.

Clinical Nutrition at Rush

Our registered dietitians provide care for all patients at nutrition risk through medical nutrition therapy.

Our specialty registered dietitians provide advanced level services including nutritional assessments, enteral and parenteral nutrition therapy and indirect calorimetry. Clinical staff members are experienced in nutritional management of bone marrow transplant, surgical, gastroenterological and critically ill patients of all ages. This service is staffed by a multidisciplinary nutrition support team consisting of registered dietitians and pharmacists. The team is co-directed by a registered dietitian and a physician.

Patient Meals at Rush

The Food and Nutrition Services Department is committed to providing patients with the highest quality service during their stay at Rush. Patients are offered a variety of menu choices prepared by a professional culinary team. Items offered on our restaurant-style menu will meet patients' nutritional needs and diet as ordered by the physician. The menus include traditional favorites and chef’s specials each day:

Learn more about patient meal service.

Program Description

Food and Nutrition Services at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, are provided by a team of registered dietitians with training and experience to care for patients and the community at large.





LocationHours of Operation
Triangle Office Building
1700 W. Van Buren St., Suite 425
Chicago, IL 60612

For information about program hours or to schedule a consultation, call (312) 942-DIET.


Included in this section:

Nutrition Consultation Service: The Nutrition Consultation Service at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is staffed by a multidisciplinary nutrition support team, consisting of registered dietitians and pharmacists.

Nutrition and Wellness Center: The Nutrition and Wellness Center and Resouce Libary provides educational and counseling services that address a wide range of health-related concerns.



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