Resident Life

Class of 2025 successfully completing the Voodoo Spirits escape room at PanIQ during the first annual residency wellness retreat.

Resident Life

Resident Benefits

Rush University is pleased to offer house staff a full range of benefits and services to support you in every way as you care for patients, pursue research, and navigate the details of family and personal life. 

Highlights include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (most at no cost for individual coverage)
  • Free parking garage access
  • Funding for presentation of research at regional/national meetings (subject to application and approval)
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Basic life insurance
  • Access to the Rush Center for Clinical Wellness (counseling, life coaching, relaxation)

A detailed list of benefits is available from the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

Chicago Life


City of Chicago

Globally renowned museums, spectacular architecture, miles of beaches and paths along beautiful Lake Michigan, some of the country’s best restaurants — Chicago has a lot to offer. And that’s just a taste.

When you study at RUSH University, you immerse yourself in a city rich in history and diversity across its many neighborhoods. It’s a place where you’ll feel welcome, with a chance to explore, connect and collaborate off campus.

In Chicago, there’s something happening every day, year-round. Whether you’re a sports fan, theater lover, foodie, urban adventurer or just looking to unwind after class, you’ll find it here. Learn more about what Chicago has to offer.