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Educational Workshops

Every month, specialists from the Rush Midlife Center for Women offer free educational workshops for women.

All workshops are held from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. at Rush University Medical Center. We will serve a healthy snack, and you are free to bring your own lunch.

Please call (312) 563-1000 or email to reserve your seat.


Rush University Medical Center
Professional Building
1725 W. Harrison St.
Suite 1138 Conference Room
Chicago, IL 60612

Workshop schedule

Wednesday, July 18
Healthy Habits for Managing Menopause
Presented by Victoria Glatz, clinical dietitian

Wednesdasy, August 15
Menopause Makeover
Presented by M. Catherine Hertl, MD, plastic surgeon

Wednesday, September 19
Cholesterol and Nutrition
Presented by Sonal Chandra, MD, cardiologist

Wednesday, October 17
Alternative Therapy
Presented by Mary Farhi, MD, gynecologist and certified menopause practitioner

Wednesday, November 21
Anxiety and Depression in Women: Midlife and Beyond
Presented by Mervat Sha’ini, MD, psychiatrist

Wednesday, December 19
Basic Menopause
Presented by Barbara Soltes, MD, gynecologist, reproductive endocrinologist, certified menopause practitioner

Is hormone replacement therapy a safe way to combat menopausal symptoms, and what are the alternatives?

Women may encounter some unexpected — and unwelcome — health issues as they approach menopause. 

The Rush Midlife Center for Women focuses on the needs of women in their post-reproductive years.