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2021 Health & Medicine Awards Gala

Sep 30, 2021

Virtual & In Person Celebration | Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 6:00pm CDT | Ignite Glass Studios

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 6–8:30 p.m.

Pre-awards entertainment by Thaddeus Tukes at 6 p.m.

Awards Ceremony 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Glass Blowing Presentation 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The Awards Gala will be followed by the 

Chicago Schweitzer Fellows for Life After Party 9-11 p.m. with

music by DJ Alvin Black III

Register here!

We are following safety precautions and have limited capacity,
so get your tickets early!

Health & Medicine invites friends old and new to join us at our 40th Anniversary Health & Medicine Awards Gala, where we will honor the public health champions in our community who transform and improve the lives and well-being of all, both every day and in times of crisis.

Join us at Ignite Glass Studios and online to celebrate 40 years of working together to advance health equity and connect with local health justice advocates supporting our community throughout the pandemic and beyond.

We will enjoy live entertainment from Chicago musician Thaddeus Tukes, food and refreshments from The Fat Shallot, and an awards ceremony recognizing recipients of the Under 40 Award, Over 40 Years of Service Award, and Group Award.

For those who can’t make it in person—join us online for the Awards Ceremony!

Meet our 2021 Health & Medicine Awards winners here.

 Sponsor Our Awards Gala

Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities here!

Thank you to our early sponsors:


Crown Family Philanthropies



Claudia Fegan

Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation


Sara Jean Lindholm and George P. Surgeon

Steven K. Rothschild MD and Lisa Oppenheim

Adele Simmons

In Memory of Ben Squires


Lon Berkeley & Family

Erie Family Health

Rush Center for Excellence in Aging

Margie Schaps and Jack Doppelt


Joy Getzenberg

Alberto Prieto and Joseph Zanoni

Charles and Cecelia Thurman

Audrey Stillerman, MD and David Freedman, MD