Global Health

Interested in hearing about domestic and global consequences of COVID-19? Listen to our selection of videos from local and international community leaders

Extending a hand…primary care work in the Dominican Republic

Rush University promotes involvement in voluntary global health initiatives that allow our students, residents, fellows, faculty and staff to bring their skills to populations in need and grow as health care professionals.



Student may participate in RISE, the global health symposium, primary care and surgical trips as well as the M4 elective.


Resident may participate in individualized tracks, the global health symposium, as well as primary care and surgical trips.

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff may participate in the global health symposium as well as primary care and surgical trips.


The office offers opportunities for students, residents, faculty and staff to volunteer on service trips.  To see our participant needs, visit either the surgical or primary care pages.


Art for Health
Past Events

The Office of Global Health, in partnership with Community Empowerment and local leaders, successfully hosted its 10th annual Art for Health fundraising event garnering more than 200 viewers for its first completely virtual rendition.


Spend an hour traveling to Haiti and the Dominican Republic from your own home, listen to some great music and learn more about the work being done to support our partner communities by watching the video here. Looking to contribute to global health efforts? Donate here.

Global Health Symposium

Missed the Global Health Symposium  (March 22-25, 2021) - take some time to hear the talks

Contact Information
Armour Academic Center
600 S. Paulina St., Suite 1044
Chicago, IL 60612
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