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Community

Meeting Food Insecurity Needs Now — and in the Future

'Food Is Medicine' pilot program launches at RUSH

Food pantry opening
Community

Nursing Runs in their Family

Mother and daughter chose nursing at Rush Copley for their career paths

Martha Lage and her daughter Stephanie
Community

Mother and Daughter Have Nursing in Common

Inspired by her mom and wanting to help people, Courtney Buttrum followed mom Becky into nursing

Becky and Courtney Buttrum
COVID-19

COVID-19 Isolation Shelter Closes as Cases Continue to Decline

Since April 2020, Office of Faculty Practice nurses have provided more than 28,525 hours of care at the shelter to people experiencing homelessness

A group of nurses at a shelter-based clinic
Community

Working to Improve Health Equity on the West Side

Rukiya Curvey Johnson is RUSH's interim vice president of community health equity

Rukiya Curvey Johnson
Community

Food Giveaways Temporarily Feed the Need

RUSH, community groups work toward longer-term solutions

Fresh fruits and vegetables on a table
Community

Changing Lives Four Paws at a Time

Physician Patricia Kinsella, DO, volunteers with ‘life-changing’ service dog foundation

Service Dog
Community

High School Students Get ‘Hands-On’ Experience in Health Care

Physician Garrett Katula helps students experience health care careers through high school program

Garrett Katula, MD, with student
Community

Friday Night Physician

Family and sports medicine specialist volunteers with area high school teams 

Deepak Patel, MD, evaluating football player
Community

Rush Brings COVID-19 Vaccine to Areas in Need

Daily special clinics help share information and protection from the virus

Community vaccine efforts