Signature Events

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Undergraduate Medical Education

Boat Cruise


Hosted by the Office of Integrated Medical Education’s diversity and inclusion team, the annual boat cruise is an opportunity for incoming underrepresented in medicine (URM) medical students and house staff to meet current Rush leadership, faculty, students and staff who are advancing the diversity and inclusion efforts across the health system. This event is a celebration of a new academic year and acknowledges the interpersonal relationships among our champions working on diversity and inclusion efforts throughout the Rush.

RMC: 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Boat Cruise

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service


Hosted annually by Rush University, students, faculty and staff honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service throughout the Chicago community.

Second Look Day


Each spring, the Rush Medical College admissions and recruitment team invites admitted and waitlisted students who are underrepresented in medicine (URM) to a special event to take another look at Rush Medical College. This is an exciting opportunity to learn more about Rush’s diversity and inclusion mission, network with current URM students and faculty, as well as meet and interact with your future classmates.

Graduate Medical Education

Virtual Showcase


The Graduate Medical Education (GME) virtual showcase is an excellent opportunity for prospective residents to learn about our diversity, equity, and inclusion mission from GME leaders and others at Rush. The event is also an opportunity to learn more in depth about our residency programs, community engagement, and facilities.

Diversity at Rush: A Conversation with Residents


Do you have questions that were not answered during your virtual interview? GME hosts an annual Conversation with Residents to provide applicants an opportunity to further speak with current house staff across specialties in a resident-led Q&A program to discuss community service, wellness, health equity, life in Chicago and the House Staff Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.