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Connect With Us

Our digitally based opportunities help us stay connected throughout the year and range from medical programs and symposiums to research presentations. Connect with students, faculty, deans and special guest speakers by joining in on a few of the digital events listed below.


A monthly entrepreneurial focused series presented by RFU and co-hosted by SmartHealth Activator and Women in Bio Chicago Chapter. Held the second Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. Central Time, this program brings together prominent bio entrepreneurs, biotech and industry executives, economic development executives, research scientists, biotech venture capitalists and the general public to learn more about the business and investment side of medical research in a fireside chat type of setting. Presentations showcase success stories of regional and national bioscience leaders and feature a guest biotech startup in a quick pitch. Register here

Women in Science and Healthcare Symposium (WiSH)

An exploration of women's past, progress and future as leaders in medicine and the biomedical sciences. Featuring engaging lectures and panel discussions, WiSH symposium topics are targeted to engage women and their male colleagues in healthcare and biomedical research who are concerned about unconscious bias and advancing women's leadership in medicine and science. Learn more

Living Room Chats with the Deans

An opportunity for alumni of Chicago Medical School or Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine to learn more about leadership goals and plans for the future of medical education and clinical training. These intimate chats are scheduled throughout the year for each college. For more information, contact