Steven Rothschild, BA, BS, MD
Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Rush University
Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Rush Medical College, Rush University

Steven K. Rothschild, MD, is a family physician, educator and researcher in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine at Rush University. In addition to a 30-year clinical career focused on providing primary medical care to the medically underserved, he is an established researcher focusing on health services research, chronic illness self-management, and community- and team-based approaches to addressing health disparities. As an expert in community based participatory research, he has been an invited faculty member for the NIH Summer Institute on Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials involving behavioral interventions, sponsored by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. As a faculty member at Rush, he has been recognized by students for his teaching excellence and humanism. He is also the co-convener of Rush's interprofessionalism interest group, bringing together over 30 clinicians and faculty from across the Medical Center to improve team-based education, research and patient care. Rothschild serves on the Chicago Board of Health, the advisory committee for the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program, and the Health and Medicine Policy Research Group, where he is vice president.