Rush Health and Aging team members are leaders in national professional organizations that promote educational and applied research initiatives in aging. The RHA promotes and supports the development of practitoners in aging through departmental internship opportunities.
Rush Health and Aging offers training opportunities for individuals interested in becoming facilitators of its evidence-based health promotion programming, including Take Charge of Your Health, Take Charge of Your Diabetes and A Matter of Balance. For more information, contact Robin McConney at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 942-8118.
Rush Health and Aging offers internship opportunities for master's degree-level students in social work and public health. To learn more, please contact Kate Krajci at email@example.com or (312) 563-2703.
Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training
The Rush Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training Program brings together trainees from 12 different disciplines to learn in both clinical and classroom settings the skills necessary to provide the best in collaborative care for older adults.
Social Work Age Training (SWAT)
SWAT is a program designed to provide education and skill building for social workers and those affiliated with the profession around the unique aspects of working with an older adult population.
Aging Care Connections
Community Memorial Foundation
Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush
Department of Health Systems Management at Rush
Health and Medicine Policy Research Group
Council for Social Work Education GeroEd Center
Social Work Leadership Institute at New York Academy of Medicine
Loyola University School of Social Work
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Social Work
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
American Society on Aging
Gerontological Society of America
Latino Social Workers Organization
National Association of Social Workers