Rush, which has partnered with MXC and the City Colleges of Chicago since 2008, is helping train students for jobs in the health sciences that are a unfilled because of a skills gap.
The new agreement allows MXC students to gain valuable experience at Rush through clinical rotations, career ladder programs and other initiatives that already had been in place.
"City Colleges are key to Chicago’s economic viability," Larry Goodman, MD, CEO of Rush University Medical Center, said in a news release. "This initiative is crucial not only because it will help ensure a pipeline of qualified workers in the health and medical field, but because we must all contribute as corporate citizens to ensure that Chicago is a winner as more cities and countries vie for relevance in the world economy." Full article at Nurse.com