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News Releases

March 11, 2020

Rush University Medical Center is officially operating in surge mode, as preparations for a potential sharp increase in patients with COVID-19 move into a new phase.

March 5, 2020

Rush University Medical Center admitted its first confirmed COVID-19 patient on March 5, 2020.

March 3, 2020

Rush now offers on-demand video visits for people who are concerned they might be infected with the novel 2019 coronavirus.

February 25, 2020

Rush University Medical Center, the American Medical Association and West Side United are making social impact investment loans to improve the economic health of West Side neighborhoods

February 20, 2020

Martha Clare Morris, ScD, a leading researcher internationally of diet and cognitive function and lead creator of the MIND diet, died Feb. 15.

February 17, 2020

The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force's new name, Equal Hope, reflects the expansion of the non-profit's scope to eliminate cervical cancer deaths in Chicago. 

February 12, 2020

Rush University Medical Center has been named a National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer. Rush is the only hospital in Illinois to receive the designation.

February 4, 2020

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with colleagues at other institutions, have revealed a new treatment target that may help change the outcome for patients at risk of AKI. 

February 3, 2020

Kyran Quinlan, MD, MPH, a pediatrician at Rush University Medical Center, has focused his research and advocacy on making microwave ovens safer to protect young children from severe scalds.

February 28, 2020

Dr. Badrinath R. Konety has been appointed the next dean of Rush Medical College and the senior vice president for clinical affairs of Rush University System for Health, effective July 1.