Mission and Core Values

mission imageMission:  The Michael Reese Health Trust exists to improve the health of vulnerable people in the Chicago metropolitan area. The Trust carries forward the vision of Michael Reese Hospital’s Jewish founders and the generations of philanthropic and healthcare leadership they inspired through grant making to organizations that address the health and well-being of our community.

Core Values:  The Trust honors the Jewish legacy of Michael Reese Hospital by: Improving the physical, mental and social well-being of vulnerable populations; being strategic, innovative and collaborative; and conducting itself with the utmost compassion, integrity and diligence.