With its comprehensive health care offerings and multiple facilities, Rush System for Health is in a hurry to get Chicagoans hale and hearty. The health system's cornerstone is the Rush University Medical Center, a more than 670-bed academic medical facility that includes a medical school (Rush University), a children's hospital, and an inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility (the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center). The Rush System family also includes Rush-Copley Medical Center, Rush North Shore Medical Center, and affiliated community hospitals Rush Oak Park Hospital and Riverside HealthCare.
The system's Rush University boasts a medical school and degree programs in nursing and other health fields. The system also performs biomedical research and offers residency and fellowship programs in numerous specialties.
The system is set to open a new hospital tower in 2012 to equip our the hospital's caregivers with the latest technology and operations for more collaboration between physicians and students. The hospital also recently opened a new orthopedic center to meet increased demand and to be used as a site for bone and joint research for residents and students. – less