Veterans at Rush

Veterans at Rush

At Rush University System for Health, we're here to help veterans and their families transition from military to civilian life. We want veterans to feel our support and find the tools they need to succeed. To complete this mission, we work in collaboration with government agencies and the business community to give back to the veterans returning home from service.

We offer a collaborative environment that fosters innovation and nurtures respect for others. Here, you'll find the training and support you need to build a successful career. Join our team and discover how you can help us transform the future of health care.

Programs and Services for Veterans and Their Families

  • Road Home Program: Connecting veterans and their families to the care, services and resources they may need as they return from military service. The program offers a comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and referral services at Rush as well as through a network of collaborating community agencies.
  • Advanced Trauma Training Program: Designed to equip deploying military medical corps and civilian first responders with state-of-the-art knowledge and the hands-on skills required to respond to real-life emergency situations. The training prepares participants for the battlefield or for catastrophic events at home.

  • Military Occupational Code Translator (for Rush University Medical Center jobs only): This tool is designed to help military veterans by matching military occupation codes to Medical Center job codes. Note: This tool is only available for positions at Rush University Medical Center.

Agreement Gives Veterans More Access to Rush Care

Military veterans who receive their care through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can now obtain care at Rush if they need services that may not be available at their area VA medical center.

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