For Medical Professionals

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Admissions, Referrals, and Consultations: Call UCM Physician Connect at 1-800-824-2282. Physicians and other medical professionals can:

  • Admit a patient to the University of Chicago Medicine hospitals
  • Identify the appropriate specialist for a patient
  • Obtain a consultation with one of our faculty physicians

If you are a patient wishing to schedule an appointment with a University of Chicago doctor, please contact UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200.

Physician Directory for Mobile Devices: We’re pleased to offer a medical staff directory designed for smart phones. Specifically created for physician use, the directory allows searches based on physicians’ names or area of clinical interest. For each of our specialists, contact information and practice locations are listed. The site includes basic referral instructions, is updated frequently, and is fully supported on iPhone, Blackberry, and Android devices.

University of Chicago Aeromedical Network (UCAN): UCAN is the air medical service of the University of Chicago Medicine. UCAN provides helicopter transport of critically ill or injured neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients from the scene of an emergency or during interhospital transfer to our medical center. For flight requests, call 1-800-621-7827.

Event Calendar: Physician-oriented seminars, conferences, and Grand Rounds are listed on the Division of Biological Sciences' Web calendar. For more information, please call (773) 702-1814.

Clinical Trials: You can receive up-to-date information on clinical trials offered by University of Chicago physicians, as well as information on laboratory services, and home care. Call 1-800-824-2282 to be connected to the appropriate department.

Continuing Medical Education: At the University of Chicago, our physicians are excited about sharing the latest clinical and research findings with you through continuing medical education (CME).

Throughout the year, our physicians conduct CME courses conveniently scheduled at hotels along the Magnificent Mile in Chicago, in the surrounding suburbs, on the University of Chicago Medicine campus, and at resort locations. You can learn about the most recent clinical advances happening here and in other leading centers around the world. The courses highlight innovative procedures and technologies, examine current controversies in treatment, and update you on the latest advances in the understanding and treatment of disease.

Graduate Medical Education: The University of Chicago offers residency and fellowship programs in more than 30 clinical departments. Learn more about available opportunities, program benefits, and application requirements.

Graduate Occupational Therapy Education: The University of Chicago offers a 12-month full-time program designed to prepare residents to apply for board certification in physical rehabilitation or gerontology through the American Occupational Therapy Association. To learn more, download the program overview (PDF).

Graduate Pharmacy Education: The University of Chicago offers a PGY-1 program as well as PGY-2 programs in critical care and pediatrics. Learn more about available opportunities, program benefits and application requirements.

Graduate Physical Therapy Education: The University of Chicago offers two levels of post-graduate physical therapy training: residency programs in orthopaedics and pediatrics and a fellowship in critical care. Download the program overviews to learn more about the residencies or the fellowship program (PDF).

Grand Rounds: Open to any physician who wants to attend, Grand Rounds are held weekly in most departments. Cases are presented by University of Chicago faculty or by prominent visiting physicians.

Inspired

Inspired: Inspired is a quarterly magazine published by the University of Chicago Medicine. The publication is designed to keep referring physicians and research colleagues updated on all that is happening at the University of Chicago Medicine and the Biological Sciences Division. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please email inspirededitor@uchospitals.edu or call (773) 702-2736.

Managed Care: The University of Chicago Medicine has developed relationships with many managed care organizations and is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective services to enrollees. If your patient is unsure about whether or not his or her health plan permits access to hospitals at the University of Chicago Medicine, please ask them to call 1-888-824-0200 to verify referral options.

Medicine on the Midway: Medicine on the Midway is a publication for alumni, faculty, students and friends of the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division and Pritzker School of Medicine. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please email momedit@uchospitals.edu or call (773) 702-2736.

Nursing Careers: We are currently hiring career-oriented, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses for a wide variety of rewarding positions.

Physician Recruitment: Physicians interested in applying for a position with the University of Chicago Medicine should contact the chairman of the relevant clinical department:

Primary Care Opportunities: The University of Chicago offers a variety of office-based practice opportunities for primary care physicians. These opportunities for internists and obstetricians/gynecologists can be explored with individual clinical department chairs.



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Contact Us

You can reach UCM Physician Connect by:
Phone: 1-800-824-2282
Email: UCMConnect@uchospitals.edu