The Rush University Medical Center News Blog is a resource for journalists, bloggers and others interested in health care updates from Rush. The blog is administered by the Rush Media Relations team.

Rush University Medical Center, located at 1650 W. Harrison St. in Chicago, Illinois, is an academic medical center that includes a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 61-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.

The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Learn more at www.rush.edu.

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