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The Sinai Health System Public Relations Department is committed to providing timely service to media representatives when they seek information or need expert spokepersons. Our content experts are happy to work with you.  The team is available weekdays 8:30am - 5:00pm and at other times by page through the hospital operator at (773) 542-2000.

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

1500 S. Fairfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608

Recent News

Perlman Gift Improves Essential Technology and Care for Sinai Patients,


Chicago, 6/26/17        Sinai Health System is pleased to announce that is received a $1.1 MM gift from Ted and Harriette Perlman for upgrading Mount Sinai Hospital’s telemetry...

Sinai Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology,

Sinai Health System is pleased to announce that the Mount Sinai Hospital Gynecology Department has earned a three year certification as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (...

Stakes high in Illinois as Congress rethinks Medicaid,

Roberta Rakove, Sinai’s senior vice president for strategy and external affairs, provided comment and perspective in this Chicago Tribune article, “Stakes high in Illinois as Congress...

Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital Medical Director plays prominent role in NBC5 commentary ,

Michelle Gittler, MD, had a prominent role in Carol Marin's NBC5 news commentary on it being two years since Chicago has had a day without a shooting.


Immigration and deportation - A message from SHS President and CEO to all employees,

A message from Sinai Health System President and CEO, Karen Teitelbaum, to all Sinai Health System employees

Over the past several weeks, there have been a number of changes in...

News from Sinai Health System Health System’s Deaf Health Program,

In January 2017, Mount Sinai Hospital made a change to our Deaf Health Interpreter Services making those services consistent with those of most area hospitals.  This included outsourcing our Deaf...

After 140 days, premature baby to leave Mount Sinai NICU,

This heartwarming story is about an infant who was admitted to the Mount Sinai Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)  on October 4, 2016 weighing 13 ounces.  She will be discharged today, 2...


2/7/17       Sinai Urban Health Institute President, Sharon Homan interviewed for the digital version of WTTW’s Chicago Tonight about the Chicago Gun Violence Research Cooperative.  In her...

Sinai Speaks to the Business Case for the ACA on National Public Radio's "Marketplace",

On 2/6/17, National Public Radio’s Marketplace featured an interview with Sinai Senior Vice President for Strategy and External Affairs, Roberta Rakove. She spoke of the Affordable Care...