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Health Equity

Rush Helps Bring Food to Neighbors of Closed Grocer

Staff jumps in to support West Garfield Park residents

People hand out fresh food
Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement News

A Season of Thanksgiving

Darlene Hightower, vice president, community health equity, announces a new web series focused on leaders in the community

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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

Patient and provider at church health event
Health Equity

Foundation Highlights Rush’s Antiracism Efforts

Employees inspired solutions to support staff and neighbors

People walking at Garfield Park

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

Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement News

Rush community health workers help West Side residents get and stay healthy

Community health worker Delilah Harris
Rush social worker at a school-based health center event

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