Crain’s Chicago Business Highlights Most Recent WSU Partnership

Chicago hospitals are teaming up to help employees in nonclinical, entry-level positions advance their careers. In a collaboration with community groups and public institutions, four local health systems—Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Rush University Medical Center and the University of Chicago Medicine—have created a program to fill high-demand medical assistant jobs, the …

WSU Partners with Hospitals to Launch New Training Program

Hospitals launch new training program to advance entry-level employees into high-demand clinical positions Innovative collaboration will provide education, resources and support to participating employees Chicago, IL (December 11, 2018)--In recent months, four area hospitals have joined forces with workforce leaders creating a new healthcare pathway program to help existing employees in entry-level and majority non-clinical …

2 Miles, 16 Years: Chicago’s “Death Gap” is a Crisis

This event is over! Please check the 2018 schedule. In 2015, Virginia Commonwealth University released a report that calculated the life expectancies within four different American cities, including Chicago. The findings were harrowing. Under their model, residents of West Garfield Park were expected to live to age 69. Residents of the Loop, just a 15-minute …