Ruben Rucoba, MD, Pediatrics, Wheaton, IL, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital

RubenJulianRucobaMD

Pediatrics Wheaton, IL

Instructor, Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School

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Education & Training

  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's HospitalResidency, Pediatrics, 1989 - 1992
  • University of California San Francisco School of MedicineClass of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1989 - 2023
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Authored Content

  • How the COVID-19 Vaccine Has Changed My Life (So Far)March 2021
  • Is Medicine Part of Your Core Identity?January 2021
  • My Patient Didn't Let Dying Get in His WayNovember 2020
  • Did I Give 'Bad' Advice in My Med School Graduation Speech?October 2020
  • Encountering Patients in the 'Wild'August 2020
  • I’m Not Volunteering to Work with COVID Patients, and I Don’t Feel (Too) Guilty About ItApril 2020
  • I’m Not Volunteering to Work with COVID Patients, and I Don’t Feel (Too) Guilty About ItApril 2020
  • 'You Look Good!' and Other Loaded PhrasesFebruary 2020
  • 'You Look Good!' and Other Loaded PhrasesFebruary 2020
  • You Have One Life. Make It Work for YouJanuary 2020
  • https://opmed.doximity.com/articles/It-S-your-Life-Practice-Medicine-Your-WayJanuary 2020
  • Failing as a Med Student Made Me a Better PhysicianNovember 2019
  • Thin the HerdAugust 2019
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Committees

  • Patient Representative, US Dept. of HHS Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation 2010 - 2014

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations