College to Careers Underway with Rush Medical Center

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationFrom equipment donations to clinical rotations to guest lecturers, Rush University Medical Center’s partnership in the College to Careers initiative already brings benefits for students studying the health sciences at Malcolm X College. The top priority is curriculum design and Rush staff members are working with Malcolm X College faculty to guarantee City Colleges’ allied health programs are aligned with industry needs.

Rush University Medical Center will provide Malcolm X College students access to hands-on experience through clinical rotations at Rush in Radiology, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Nursing and Emergency Medicine, guest lecturers, and donations of health sciences equipment, to name a few. “We are excited about the real-world experience our students will gain by learning from Rush staff and having exposure to Rush’s top-notch facilities and technology,” said City Colleges Chancellor Cheryl L. Hyman. “Most importantly, this generous partnership will ensure our graduates are prepared for jobs in the high-growth healthcare industry.” For more information, visit

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