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Visit The Forefront, a new science, health and wellness news and information website for the University of Chicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine.

UChicago Medicine Community Advisory Council cuts ribbon to celebrate upcoming adult Emergency Department opening

Ceremony for New Adult ED Marks Milestone for UChicago Medicine

The University of Chicago Medicine celebrated the completion of what will be the city’s newest and most advanced adult emergency department when the $39 million facility opens to patients in late December.

Nationally Recognized Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

'A' for Patient Safety

Leapfrog assigned UChicago Medicine its 12th consecutive "A" for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety.

UChicago Medicine First Site in Illinois to Offer CAR T-cell Therapy for Cancer

UChicago Medicine First Site in Illinois to Offer CAR T-cell Therapy for Cancer

There’s a breakthrough in the fight against cancer, and it’s making headlines around the world. Called CAR T-cell therapy, the treatment supercharges a patient’s white blood cells to seek out and destroy cancer cells.

Dr. Shari Snow and her patient, Neangela Dixon

'Miracle Baby' After Fibroid Surgery

Neangela Dixon thought a hysterectomy was the only option for relief from her aggressive uterine fibroid tumors. Dixon’s dream of motherhood seemed impossible -- until she met Shari Snow, MD.

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New Surgeons Arrive for Adult Trauma Care
Five acclaimed trauma, acute care and critical care surgeons have arrived at UChicago Medicine ahead of the May 1, 2018, launch of adult trauma care.

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2015-2016 Community Benefit ReportThe University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) contributed $373 million in fiscal 2015 -- 18 percent more than the prior year -- to address the urgent health needs of the South Side and provide other assistance to the community.


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Q&A: Why we might never find just one cause for AFib

UChicago Medicine asked Roderick Tung, MD, about the common heart condition, which affects about 6 million people in the U.S. alone.

A big win over pediatric leukemia: CAR T-cell therapy

A game-changing approach trains a young man’s immune system to defeat aggressive blood cancer.

  

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We've Hit Another Landmark

UChicago Medicine surgeons recently performed their 500th robotic cardiac surgery. 
» Learn more about our pioneering program in robotic and minimally invasive cardiac surgery


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