Rush News 2018

New Rush Oak Brook Outpatient Center Brings Nationally Ranked Programs to Western Suburbs

Rush will expand access to academic health care for people living in the western suburbs of Chicago with the opening of a new, medical professional building in Oak Brook in January. Read more.


Leading the Country in Strengthening Communities

Rush sets example of how ‘anchor’ hospitals can help neighborhoods as well as patients. Read more.


Study Ranks Rush No.2 Among 99 Leading Academic Medical Centers

It is the sixth consecutive time Rush has been ranked in the top five among participating academic medical centers in the annual Quality and Accountability Study — including also being ranked second in 2015 — and the 10th time since the University HealthSystem Consortium, now part of Vizient, began the study in 2005. Read more.


Susan Crown Appointed Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of Rush University Medical Center and the Rush System

A business executive and philanthropist, Crown is chairman and CEO of Owl Creek Partners and founder/chairman of the Susan Crown Exchange, and the first female boards chair. Read more.


Rush Opening State-of-the-Art Outpatient Center to Increase Access for Adults and Children in the South Loop

Rush South Loop has an innovative layout with 61 exam and procedure rooms, practices for 18 specialty programs and full imaging capabilities in the 40,000 square-foot space. Read more.


$35 Million in NIH Funding Launches Health Research Accelerator

The Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM) will help drive research breakthroughs and bring those discoveries into the real world to improve health as soon as possible, together with local universities, medical centers, government, industry, and community partners. Read more.


A Way to Withstand Alzheimer's Disease is in Sight

David Bennett, MD, is one of the world’s foremost Alzheimer’s disease researchers. In recognition of his accomplishments, he’s been chosen to receive the highest honor in the world for dementia research, the Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases, by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation. Read more.


U.S. News Ranks Rush University Programs Among Nation's Best

In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Graduate Schools" rankings, eight Rush University College of Nursing programs and one College of Health Sciences program ranked in the top five in the country. Read more.