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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

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...

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.


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...