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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.
May 19, 2016

Rush University will recognize nearly 850 graduating students at its 44th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 26, at 4 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago).

May 6, 2016

Eating a meal of seafood or other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week may protect against age-related memory loss and thinking problems in older people, according to a team of researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

May 5, 2016

Dr. Kathleen Weber, a sports medicine specialist at Rush, is the first female physician to serve as president of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association.

April 27, 2016

Rush University Medical Center received its ninth consecutive “A” grade for safety from the Leapfrog Group. The Medical Center is one of only 98 hospitals in the country to receive an A grade, the highest possible, every time the Leapfrog Group has rated hospitals.

April 12, 2016

A $14.5 million NIA grant is supporting a new study led by researchers at Rush that aims to determine if an intervention known as the MIND diet can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

April 12, 2016

A team of Rush University students is presenting the fourth annual TEDxRushU event, “Seize the Future,” on Saturday, April 30.

March 23, 2016

For the eighth consecutive year, Rush University Medical Center has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index, an annual survey of how health care facilities in the United States treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients and their families, as well as their own LGBT employees.

March 16, 2016

Eight programs in the Rush University College of Nursing and two programs in the Rush University College of Health Sciences are ranked among the top 10 in the country by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools."

March 7, 2016

Dr. Igor J. Koralnik, an accomplished clinician and researcher, has been named chairperson of the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center.

February 29, 2016

Rush has opened a new state-of-the-art health center, Rush River North, at the corner of Grand and Dearborn streets in downtown Chicago.