Associate Vice President, Social Work and Community Health
Rush University Medical Center
Robyn Golden serves as the associate vice president of social work and community health at Rush University Medical Center, where she also serves as chair of the Department of Social Work and holds faculty appointments in nursing, medicine, psychiatry and health systems management. For over 30 years, Ms. Golden has been actively involved in service provision, program development, interprofessional education, research and public policy aimed at developing innovative initiatives and systems integration to improve health and well-being. She is co-director of Rush’s Center for Excellence in Aging and the Center for Health and Social Care Integration. From 2018 to 2019, she served as a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee studying the integration of social care into the delivery of healthcare. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University.