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Adolescent Family Center

At our practice, we are committed to our patient's well-being by delivering the best care possible. We are a safe and nurturing environment where adolescents and young adults, ages 12-25 years of age, can receive Confidential reproductive health services (birth control, pregnancy testing, STI testing and treatment) without parental consent and regardless of ability to pay as part of our Title X Family Planning program participation.  Our practice is easily accessible and conveniently located near the Rush University Medical Center campus. "AFC" providers are board-certified nurse practitioners and physicians with the knowledge and skills to care for the complex needs of adolescents. 


Maria I. Brown, DO, has been involved in patient care and teaching at Rush for 16 years. She has been active in reducing health care disparities throughout her career, and has earned numerous local and national awards for her work. Brown has also been the volunteer medical director of Pilsen Homeless Services for 16 years.​


We are proud to deliver high-quality, safe and effective care for adolescents in the following areas:

  • Family planning
  • Birth Control/Contraception
  • Male Reproductive Health exams
  • Gynecological exams
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection testing and treatment
  • Reproductive health counseling/education
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Complete prenatal care


Certain services are provided without the need for parental consent and regardless of ability to pay due to the AFC participation in a Federally Funded Title X Family Planning program.


Please call for more information and to schedule an appointment.



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Rush Adolescent Family Center
1645 W. Jackson Blvd.
Westgate Building
Suite 315A
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-2777
Fax: (312) 942-2822
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