Students learning at the Simpson Academy for Young Women
2018 Principal Project

The Woman's Board of Rush University Medical Center has selected the Rush Education and Career Hub (REACH) as our 2018 Principal Project.  REACH is an innovative education and workforce develo

Rush Woman's Board 2017 Project

The Woman’s Board of Rush University Medical Center
“Improving Mental Health in Our Community”
Rush’s School-Based Mental Health Program

College of Nursing School Health Centers

Through funding partially provided by the Woman’s Board, Rush operates School Health Centers at Crane High School, Orr Academy, and Simpson Academy to provide underserved students comprehensive urg

Rush NeuroBehavioral Center – Executive Functioning

The Rush NeuroBehavioral Center’s mission is to empower young people with social, emotional and learning challenges to build on their strengths and thrive in life and relationships.

Haymarket Center

Haymarket Center and Rush began a collaboration in 2010, funded by the Woman’s Board.

Rush Community Service Initiative Program – Pediatric Red Ribbon Program & RU Caring

The Woman’s Board is dedicated to volunteerism and in such has been sponsoring the Red Ribbon and  RU Caring program for year.

Preemie Picnic & NICU Graduate Reunion

The Preemie Picnic, funded by the Woman’s Board provides former patients and their families an opportunity to reconnect with their doctors, nurses, therapists and other NICU families.

Reach Out and Read (ROAR)

Operated by the Rush Pediatric Primary Care Center, ROAR promotes early childhood literacy.


The Woman’s Board is the sole funding source of Kids Shelter Health Improvement Project (KidsSHIP), which provides health care to children and adolescents living in homeless shelters in Chicago.