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About the RTSC

Rush University Medical Center has committed to the process of transformation in creating a more supportive academic home for translational research through the development of the Rush Translational Sciences Consortium (RTSC). The consortium involves investigators, educators and administrators from Rush University Medical Center, the Cook County Bureau of Health Services and Illinois Institute of Technology and medical imaging technology firm Kitware, Inc. This consortium is among the largest health care delivery organizations in the nation, with well over 1.5 million ambulatory visits each year. Our patient population includes an urban and ethnically diverse community. Access to such populations is vital to the conduct of clinical trails leading to major public health impact.

To learn more about the RTSC leadership, administrative liaisons, and the Scientific Leadership Council, click on the "More" link.



Community Engagement Research and RTSC Community Studies

Mission: To grow a comprehensive network of partnerships between the research community, the clinical community, and the broader community of lay organizations to improve community health outcomes, to transform the university medical care system into one that is more responsive to clinical and community health needs and concerns, and that is more efficient and effective at bringing best clinical practice to the community at large, and to grow the research community in areas relevant to improving community health.

Photo caption: Community research at Rush University Medical Center.



RTSC Funding

The RTSC Scientific Leadership Council current funding opportunities:
 
To be announced.







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