Recently, CEO Rebecca Onie delivered the commencement address at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. Nearly 800 students received degrees from one of the four schools – Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences, and The Graduate College – at the university. In her speech, Rebecca calls these graduates “more ready… Read More >

Filed Under: Chicago, Event, Video

Nimra came to the United States from Saudi Arabia in 2008 with her cousin in search of more economic opportunity. For the next three years, they lived in an area right outside of Chicago, where she worked as a housekeeper. In 2010, her cousin received a sudden cancer diagnosis and passed away shortly after. For… Read More >

Filed Under: Chicago, Patients

Patricia was on an unexpected medical leave from work and struggling to access community benefits on her own. She learned of Health Leads through her sister, who had been referred a few weeks earlier by her doctor and worked with an Advocate to obtain health insurance for her child. As she continued to struggle to… Read More >

Filed Under: Chicago, Patients

Krista is a 2012 graduate of the University of Chicago.  She currently works as a Care Coordinator at the IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic at one of Health Leads’ clinical partners, Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C.  As a Care Coordinator, she provides short-term case management for children with a history of poorly controlled asthma. … Read More >

Filed Under: Alumni, Chicago