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Weekly Meetings 7PM on Mondays!

Want to find out more about Students for Health Equity and learn how you can help bring a trauma center to the South Side? Come to meetings, every Monday at 7pm in Cobb Hall on the University of Chicago campus. … Continue reading

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Great press conference yesterday announcing Rep. Rush’s legislation to increase federal funding for trauma care!

And great press coverage; here’s a media round-up: http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/3658bd7195ce454b9caad061761eee58/IL–Rush-Trauma-Centers http://www.sacbee.com/2013/07/22/5586997/congressman-seeking-funds-for.html http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-rep-bobby-rush-chicago-trauma-centers-216522761.html http://www.wbez.org/news/congressman-rush-introduces-bill-fund-trauma-centers-108145 http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=9181435 http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/07/22/rep-rush-activists-call-for-more-trauma-centers-on-south-side/ http://wgntv.com/2013/07/22/rep-rush-pushes-to-end-trauma-deserts/

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Flower installation in Hutch

In tribute to the 188 people who have died of gun violence in Chicago this academic year, SHE installed paper flowers in Hutch courtyard on this beautiful Friday afternoon.   The University of Chicago First┬áResponder┬áCorps provided demonstrations of how to … Continue reading

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Community Meeting at University Church

Mark your calendars! Join FLY, SHE, and various representatives from faith groups around Hyde Park as we meet to discuss the trauma care situation in Chicago and the impact on local communities. A good chance to hear about our current … Continue reading

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April 22nd and 23rd: SSA Presentation

Students for Health Equity (SHE) has been asked to present the case for a trauma center at the SSA school this coming Monday and Tuesday at 12:30 each day. The presentation will be brief, but will cover the campaign’s history … Continue reading

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RESEARCH UPDATE: Mortality from gunshot wounds tied to distance to a trauma center

A recent article in the American Journal of Public Health reiterates the need for improved trauma services on the Southside of Chicago. By working with prominent health disparities researchers to look at mortality rates in vulnerable populations, Dr. Crandall shows … Continue reading

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