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News Releases

December 10, 2018

Rush will expand access to academic health care for people living in Chicago's western suburbs with the opening of a new, medical professional building in Oak Brook in January 2019.

November 23, 2018

Rush University Medical Center has opened a center for airway diseases, a comprehensive program to treat people with interrelated chronic conditions such as sinusitis, allergies, asthma and sleep apnea, which affect millions of people. It is the first program of its kind in Illinois.

November 20, 2018

The certificate of need application for the planned new state-of-the-art outpatient care center at Rush University Medical Center was approved by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.

November 16, 2018

Sheila Dugan, MD​, has been awarded a Carol Emmott Fellowship, which aims to decrease disparities in upper-level leadership by women in health care. 

November 16, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Rush University Medical Center has appointed Susan Crown its new chairman, effective Nov. 14. She also will serve as chairman of the Rush System board.

November 6, 2018
Rush System hospitals again were rated highly in the latest round of grades given out by the Leapfrog Group, a patient safety watchdog organization.
November 6, 2018

An app that uses Apple Watch technology to connect patients and their surgical teams may optimize the care and outcomes for patients who undergo knee replacement and hip replacement, two of the surgeries performed most often in the United States each year.

October 29, 2018

Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, has been named as the new president of Rush University. She will be its fourth president and the first solely focused on the University.

October 25, 2018

Using a new visually guided laser balloon device, cardiologists at Rush University Medical Center are able to more precisely treat cardiac arrhythmias causing atrial fibrillation.

October 24, 2018

Rush University Medical Center has received a $5 million donation from Chicago philanthropists Robert and Emily King that will accelerate blood cancer immunotherapy research and the development of new treatment options.