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News Releases

The information provided in this section is intended for media professionals. Please see the About Rush section for general information about Rush University Medical Center.
August 8, 2017

U.S. News & World Report ranked eight programs at Rush University Medical Center among the best in the country in its “Best Hospitals” issue. 

July 28, 2017

The Rush Midlife Center provides women transitioning through perimenopause with a specialized resource they can turn to for diagnosis, treatment and support. It is one of only five such comprehensive, multidisciplinary centers in the United States.

July 26, 2017

Carl Bergetz, JD, has been appointed chief legal office of the Rush system and senior VP, legal affairs, and general counsel of Rush University Medical Center.

July 25, 2017

Sales of a limited edition White Sox cap with a cancer awareness ribbon in part benefit pediatric cancer research and treatment at Rush.

July 22, 2017

Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, a researcher and clinician at Rush, has been named president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

July 18, 2017

Rush is one of the first providers in the country to offer a treatment for knee arthritis using cooled radio energy to interrupt pain signals. 

July 17, 2017

Emergency and urgent hospitalizations are associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults, according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center. Results of their study suggest that hospitalization may be more of a major risk factor for long-term cognitive decline in older adults than previously recognized.

July 11, 2017

Illinois patients with metastatic neuroendocrine cancer no longer have to travel abroad or out of state for a sought-after targeted therapy called peptide receptor radionuclide therapy, or PRRT. Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is one of the few health care providers in the United States, and the first in Illinois, authorized to offer this therapy for a limited number of patients prior to U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.

June 23, 2017

A study has found that the gene mutation that puts many black people at risk for chronic kidney disease requires higher than normal levels of a protein called suPAR to trigger the onset and progression of the disease.

June 23, 2017

As part of Rush’s new community-based health initiatives, doctors at Rush are leading Chicago’s first West Side walk toward a healthier community.