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RUSH and Franciscan Alliance agree to new partnership

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) and Franciscan Alliance Inc., have signed a letter of intent and associated services agreement that will provide advisory services to assist Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in graduate medical education and physician recruitment throughout 2022.

Leaders from both health systems underscored the value of the collaboration that will result from the letter of intent and services agreement.

“This partnership brings together two healthcare systems committed to medical education that inspires innovative teaching, lifelong learning, service and research. Additionally, we share a common mission to provide the highest quality of healthcare and improve access to care . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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