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Welcome to the newsroom. Please enjoy the latest news and updates through our web site as well as through the Sinai Health System Chicago Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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Contact:
Roberta Rakove
Senior Vice President, Strategy and External Affairs
Sinai Health System

1500 S. Fairfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608
773.257.6490
roberta.rakove@sinai.org 
 

Recent News

Notice of Security Incident at Sinai Health System,

On October 2, 2017, Sinai Health System (SHS) experienced a “phishing” incident. Specifically, an unknown third party was able to obtain the network credentials (usernames and passwords) of...

Sinai Medical Group Physician, Ben Levy, Among Emerging Leaders,

Chicago Council on Global Affairs Announces Class of 2018

 

Dr. Benjamin Levy, is a Sinai Medical Group (SMG) gastroenterologist who sees adult patients at Mount Sinai...

Crisis in Mental Health Policy: Treatment vs. Incarceration,

On June 27, Sinai Health System President and CEO, Karen Teitelbaum, was one of three panel members addressing “Crisis in Mental Health Policy: Treatment vs. Incarceration” before the Chicago City...

The impact of Chicago's gun violence from a medical perspective,

WGNTV Chicago did a multi-part special on the medical impacts of gun violence.  The first of the series focused on professionals who provide care for patients who have experienced trauma and...

Medicaid expansion could end early in Illinois under Senate Obamacare replacement bill,

Roberta Rakove, Sinai Health System Senior Vice President for Strategy and Government Affairs, provided content for  the Chicago Tribune’s article, “Medicaid expansion could end early in...

Brighton Park Getting New Community-Driven Health Center,

DNA Info, Kayla Martinez, 07.03.17

Three non-profit organizations are bringing a new community health center aimed to provide necessary health, wellness and community social need...

Sinai Urban Health Institute and BBC Radio,

In December 2016 Sinai Urban Health Institute showed off its Helping Her Live program during a prearranged  visit from a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Radio reporter.  The program aired...

Trauma Care Through the Eyes of Sinai Surgeon and Nurse,

This WGN special describes trauma care through the eyes of a trauma surgeon and intensive care unit nurse.  An exceptionally well done piece, it tells the story of receiving  patients affected by...

Sinai Health System Proudly Acknowledges National HIV Testing Day, June 27, 2017,

In the United States, approximately 1.1 million people are "currently living with HIV, and 1 in 7 people with HIV are unaware of their infection. Widespread HIV testing, early diagnosis,...