The mission of the Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement is to enable and support Rush University Medical Center in fulfilling its commitment to improve the quality of life within Rush’s diverse neighboring communities through initiatives and partnerships.
These are some of the ways we achieve this mission:
Assessing the health needs of our community and developing strategies to address these needs
Evaluating the effectiveness of Rush programs in meeting the needs of our community
Reporting and communicating Rush’s community engagement efforts to its internal and external communities
Developing and strengthening effective community partnerships
Coordinating community-based experiences for students at Rush to enhance their ability to care for diverse populations
Serving students and families by providing quality, accessible health care within Rush’s school-based health centers and the Adolescent Family Center
Let’s Work Together to Be the Change
Using our voices is just one small way that we all can serve as change agents. Individual voices that come together in unison have power. Join us in encouraging everyone to find ways every day that we can all Be the change. We’re in this together.
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Meet the team