Health Equity


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What You Don’t Know About Social Workers in Health Care

RUSH social workers debunk the myths about how they help patients heal
Social worker with patient in hospital
Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement News

Community Health Worker Highlight: Meet Teresa

Teresa Berumen on turning her lifelong love for community health into a career

Five Anchor Mission Restaurants to Try During Chicago Restaurant Week

Consider visiting an Anchor Mission restaurant this Chicago Restaurant Week ending Sunday, Feb. 4
Dishes from 5 Rabanitos Restaurant
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Making Strides in Closing Healthcare Gaps

Philanthropic funding enables RUSH faculty to advance research aimed at reducing health disparities locally and globally
From left to right: Kirsten A. Dickins, PhD, AM, Rachel L. Boutté, PhD, MDiv, and Esther Lee, MD, MPH

Championing Men in Nursing to Address Healthcare Shortage and Enhance Equity

Recruiting male students tackles the nursing shortage while creating a workforce that reflects the community
A group of students and faculty wearing shirts with Men in Nursing logos

Dedicated to Health Equity

Inaugural Goodman professor continues commitment to marginalized communities
Larry Goodman, MD, and Wrenetha Julion, PhD, MPH, RN, CNL, FAAN
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Julia Bassett on Food Distributions Through RUSH

There is only one grocery store for over 17,000 Garfield Park residents. Watch how Julia Bassett and her team are working to fill the gap so people can live healthier lives
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2023 Health Equity Research Scholars Selected

Four faculty members have been selected for this year's RUSH BMO Institute for Health Equity Research Scholars Program
2023 Health Equity Scholars
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RUSH, UChicago Medicine Share Racial Health Equity Reporting Tool

Structured self-assessment helps hospitals advance all equity efforts
Racial Equity in Healthcare Progress Report

New Funding Fuels the Future of Nurse Anesthetists

Project will support nurse anesthesia students in building clinical skills and cultural competency
A nurse anesthetist monitors equipment during surgery