The 12th Annual Rush Associates Board Casino Night
Working Toward a Healthier West Side
Thank you for joining us at the 2019 Casino Night.
Honorary Chair: David A. Ansell, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President for Community Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center
Associate Provost for Community Affairs, Rush University
The Rush Associates Board invites you to an unforgettable evening of live music, dancing, great food, a silent auction, the opportunity to meet Rush leadership and staff, and the gala’s signature feature: an exciting casino night. Spend the night playing blackjack, craps and roulette to benefit the work of Rush’s extraordinary people and programs.
Support better health equity in our neighboring communities
Join the Rush Associates Board for its 12th Annual Casino Night on Friday, May 10, 2019. Your support will benefit Rush’s community programs to improve health equity and remove barriers to quality care in the community, while also enabling critical research and other social service needs.
Chicago’s West Side has been Rush’s home since 1873. We share our community with a diverse population and culturally rich neighborhoods, but for too long, these neighborhoods have been overlooked and under-resourced. Stark health disparities and low life expectancy on the West Side are primarily linked not to violence or poor choices, but to decades of structural racism and economic deprivation, including poverty and unemployment, crowded housing, and lower rates of education and health insurance.
Ways to participate and support our programs
About the Rush Associates Board
United by their passion for and commitment to Rush’s mission to provide the best health care for the individuals and diverse communities Rush serves, the Rush Associates Board is a group of professionals who are emerging corporate and civic leaders in the greater Chicago area. They are accomplished individuals who act as ambassadors for Rush University Medical Center and share a common goal to advance Rush’s patient care, encourage groundbreaking medical research and reach out in service to the surrounding Chicago community.