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News Releases

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.

July 29, 2019

U.S. News & World Report ranked five specialty care programs at Rush University Medical Center among the best in the country  with two in the top 10 nationwide  in the annual “Best Hospitals” issue, published today. 

July 22, 2019

Rush University Medical Center was named one of the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion" based on high scores it achieved in the 2019 Disability Equality Index.

July 16, 2019

The National Institute on Drug Abuse recently awarded Rush a $2 million grant to establish a research center to improve the delivery of scientifically based treatments to substance misuse patients. 

July 8, 2019

Findings published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggest that a type of white blood cell called tumor associated macrophages that have been deceived by pancreatic cancer cells into not attacking them can be “reprogrammed” by a specially designed molecule that activates a protein found on their surfaces. 

June 25, 2019

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Rush Oak Brook Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. LEED is an internationally recognized system for certifying green buildings.

June 21, 2019

Rush University Medical Center is increasing its efforts to bring safety, equity and dignity to the workplace as part of the TIME’S UP Healthcare campaign.