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News Releases

September 9, 2019

Marca Bristo, who was a member of the Rush University Medical Center Board of Trustees and a graduate of what is now the Rush University College of Nursing, died Sunday in her home in Chicago.

September 9, 2019

In an effort to decrease opioid use and curb the current trend of opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose deaths, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have developed a strategy of implementing opioid-sparing multimodal analgesia to manage pain in surgical patients. 

September 5, 2019

Rush University Medical Center has received a three-year certification from the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) by demonstrating that the Cancer Center’s processes surpass national benchmarks for providing high-quality care.  


August 20, 2019

Introducing the new My Rush mobile app, which provides an array of tools to help patients manage their health, including video visits, scheduling appointments, checking test results and communicating with care teams.

August 20, 2019
Dr. Susan L. Freeman will become Rush University's provost and senior vice president, beginning Oct 1. Freeman will serve as the University’s chief operating officer responsible for coordinating and overseeing the implementation of the University strategic plan and advancing its population health equity mission.
August 16, 2019

For the first time, all three hospitals in the Rush University System for Health have been designated a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" in an annual survey of how U.S. health care facilities treat lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning patients and their families, and their own LGBTQ employees.

August 15, 2019

Rush University Medical Center has joined the national movement to improve health care for older adults by becoming the only hospital in Illinois to be part of the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative. 

August 9, 2019

Rush University Medical Center has renamed its orthopedic building the Sofija and Jorge O. Galante Orthopedic Building in recognition of Dr. Jorge Galante’s leadership, his revolutionary contributions to his field and the Galante family’s lasting legacy of philanthropy.

July 29, 2019

Rush University Medical Center is offering a newly FDA-approved treatment for brain aneurysms that is safer for patients and has a shorter recovery period than other treatments.

July 29, 2019

For the fourth time in five years, the American Hospital Association has chosen Rush University Medical Center as an honoree for its annual award for equity of care.