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Ready for Anything: a TEDxRushU event

TEDxRushU provides a platform for the brightest minds to converge and inspire. We are committed to creating an event where participants are challenged to communicate their passions in an exciting and engaging dialogue.

The theme of this event is "Ready for Anything," and the talks focus on the future of a variety of disciplines. Speakers and topics include the following:

  • Terry Peterson, chairman, CTA Board; vice president, government affairs, Rush University Medical Center,
    "The Importance of Service"
  • Dino Rumoro, DO, MPH, chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rush Medical College
    "How Clinical Analytics Will Resuscitate the Doctor/Patient Relationship"
  • Marlon Haywood, project manager, community engagement, RUMC;  founder, Marlon Speaks, LLC
    "Redefining the Urban Male: A Focus on Chicago"
  • James Conners, MD, MS, associate professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Medical College
    "Telestroke: Bringing Expert Stroke Care to the Patient to Improve Access and Outcomes"
  • Susan Swider, PhD, APHN-BC, FAAN, professor, Department of Community, Systems and Mental Health Nursing, College of Nursing
    "Ready for Anything: Government, Civil Society and Community Engagement"
  • Jeff Mumford, owner and CEO of Mumfurious Movement
    "Building Your Super Hero Squad"
  • Grace Wethor, student, actress and model
    The Day That Changed My Life Forever
  • Spoken word performance by Harold Green 

Tickets can be purchased online. Refreshments will be served.

Free parking in the Malcolm X lot; come to security desk for validation.

Please contact TEDxRushU at with questions.

This is a past event.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Malcolm X College, Auditorium
1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60612

Event Type

Off-Campus Event

Academic Programs

Master of Science in Health Systems Management


College of Health Sciences