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Health Equity

Rush, UChicago Forming Health Equity Research Network

$20M grant awarded by NIH to address chronic diseases related to unequal access

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Community

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
Community

Reimagining Careers in Health Care

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

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Community

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

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Community

Rush Boot Camp Helps Pre-Med Students Achieve

Community

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

Community

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

Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement News

The Power of Mentoring

Kyla McDaniel benefitted from mentorship and now is a mentor herself through the REACH MedStem Pathways program

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Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement News

Why Mental Health Matters. Educate and Advocate.

Rush is offering mental health first aid training

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Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement News

Abbott and CHEE Collaborate to Deliver Food

Abbott and the Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement collaborated to deliver food to 600 families

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