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News Releases

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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.

April 8, 2016

Rush University is ranked 22nd on the Times Higher Education’s (THE) 2016 list of the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years of age, placing it No. 1 among all such institutions in the United States.

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.

February 29, 2016

For the third time, Rush University Medical Center again has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.

February 11, 2016

Rush University Medical Center President Peter Butler will retire from the position at the end of June. Michael J. Dandorph, currently executive vice president and chief operating officer, will succeed Butler as president and chief operating officer, effective July 1.