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News Releases

June 11, 2019

Rush University Medical Center celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for a new, 10-story, 480,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art outpatient care center and the announcement of the largest philanthropic gift in Rush’s history.

May 22, 2019

Dr. Annabelle Volgman, director of the Rush Heart Center for Women, is one of three cardiologists and one of four of the nation’s medical and political leaders to be recognized by WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease in Washington. WomenHeart awarded Volgman the 2019 Wenger Award for Excellence in Medical Innovation.

May 16, 2019

Rush University Cancer Center oncologist Shikha Jain, MD, has been named an ambassador for the American Cancer Society's ResearcHERS program — a unique effort to fund women with innovative research ideas and dedication to discovering lifesaving cancer breakthroughs.

May 16, 2019

Decreased scam awareness among older adults may be a warning sign of future cognitive decline or dementia, according to researchers with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

May 15, 2019

Rush University Medical Center has launched a fully accredited Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program, building on the strength of the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the clinical and academic strength of the Division of Neonatology.

May 14, 2019

Two Rush hospitals again were rated among the best in the country for safety in the latest grades awarded by the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit watchdog organization. Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital both received ‘A’ grades, the highest possible. Rush University Medical Center received a ‘B’ grade.

April 30, 2019

A brain disorder that mimics symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease has been defined with recommended diagnostic criteria and guidelines for advancing future research on the condition. 

April 26, 2019

Rush University will recognize more than 850 graduating students at its 47th commencement ceremony Saturday, April 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Credit Union 1 Arena (formerly UIC Pavilion), 525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago.

April 18, 2019

While medical professionals identify race as a risk factor for many diseases, the authors argue that racism also be identified as a root cause of health inequities. This article examines how one woman's breast cancer battle illustrates the impact of structural racism: the convergence of social, cultural, economic and institutional forces to perpetuate racial group inequity.

April 18, 2019

JPMorgan Chase today announced Chicago is one of five winning cities in its inaugural AdvancingCities Challenge, part of a $500 million, five-year initiative to drive inclusive growth and create greater economic opportunity in cities.