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University of Chicago Medical Center and Ingalls Health System Join Forces

The new alliance combines a top community hospital with one of the country's leading academic medical institutions.

Parents hold baby boy born at the Family Birth Center

Our Family Birth Center Is Now Open

Choose from a spectrum of options to customize your birth experience in the comfort and privacy of our brand new birth facility.

Ted Bayard

No Challenge Too Great

Ted Bayard had battled against worsening heart disease for years. Receiving a heart transplant restored Bayard's health and his excitement for life.

Gary Steinberg, MD, and bladder cancer patient

Innovating Bladder Cancer Care

Our expert bladder cancer team offers innovative treatment options, including advanced nerve-sparing surgical techniques and novel therapies through numerous clinical trials, to deliver comprehensive, personalized care for each patient.

Abbie Perkovich

This Teacher Taught Her Doctors a Lesson in Courage

Abbie Perkovich was only 21 when she received a stunning diagnosis: She was suffering from ulcerative colitis, a potentially life-threatening inflammatory bowel disease.

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2014 Community Benefit ReportThe University of Chicago Medicine contributed $316 million in fiscal 2014 to improve the health of the South Side and the broader Chicago area, a 12 percent increase over the previous year.
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Pushing transplantation forward at UChicago Medicine: A Q&A with Dr. John Fung

A conversation with Dr. John Fung about his plans to revitalize organ transplantation at UChicago Medicine as director of the new Transplantation Institute.


New tool for cancer patients measures the stress of expenses

A team of cancer specialists and health economists have developed a tool that can measure a patient’s risk for, and ability to tolerate, the financial stress associated with treatment.



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UChicago and the Cancer Moonshot

In June 2016, the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center co-hosted a summit as part of the national Cancer Moonshot Initiative to eliminate cancer as we know it.