Stories with tag: "Health Equity"


Rush University System for Health Invests Millions in Health Equity

Groundbreaking strategy aims to reduce neighborhood life expectancy gaps

Darlene Hightower at a health equity event

Reimagining Careers in Health Care

Rush’s REACH program leads STEM education on Chicago’s West Side

MedStem participant at a construction site

Rush University Medical Center Leads the Way in Community Investing

Rush invests in West Side businesses, non-profit organizations and others often underserved by the financial services sector

Aerial view of the Rush tower

Rush Boot Camp Helps Pre-Med Students Achieve


Rush University, IIT Partner on Equitable Health Care Design

Collaboration focused on innovative, community-centered health care delivery; launch event scheduled for Sept. 28.

Physician and patient

New Women’s Substance Abuse Recovery Home on Chicago’s West Side

Circle Urban Ministries builds the St. Josephine Bakhita Recovery Home with support from Rush University Medical Center’s impact investments


West Side United Gives Community a Seat at the Table

Developed by Rush University Medical Center, the organization now serves the unique needs of Chicago's West Side


Live Healthy Chicago Announces Second Round of Grantees

Final grant recipients receiving support from the $5 million Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation donation will continue to address COVID-19 challenges in Black and Latinx communities.

Live Healthy

Connect Chicago Initiative Expands Community COVID-19 Testing

As cases continue to rises across U.S., a new partnership between CDPH, Rush University Medical Center, and Esperanza Health Centers aims to redouble testing efforts in communities that need it most.

Connect Chicago Initiative

Rush University College of Nursing Part of Major Downtown Chicago Development Project

The college helped plan a wellness clinic for ‘Assemble Chicago’ affordable Loop housing project.

Rush University College of Nursing Part of Major Downtown Chicago Development Project