UChicago is committed to promoting health equity and improving access to care on the South Side, so all residents have the opportunity to thrive.
Working to fulfill its mission of medical education, research and patient care, UChicago Medicine collaborates with the community to provide world-class patient care and reduce health disparities throughout the South Side.
In partnership with neighborhood groups and faith-based organizations, we are fighting chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure, while helping patients manage their complex health needs and make healthy nutrition and fitness part of their daily lives.
The Urban Health Initiative guides a broad range of health partnerships designed to offer community health education, manage volunteer services, and forge alliances with hospitals and clinics throughout the South Side.
Our public health researchers collaborate with local, regional, and national organizations to prevent disease and promote the health of entire communities through evidence-based policies and innovative programs.
Harris introduces new technology and society initiative
Technologies like generative AI, robotics, and quantum computing hold tremendous promise for addressing major societal challenges and unlocking unimagined opportunities. From leveling the playing field in education, to realizing breakthroughs in patient care, these new technologies offer transformative power.
Booth-Managed student impact fund announces investment in Harmon Care
The student-managed Steven Tarrson Impact Investment Fund at Chicago Booth’s Rustandy Center is proud to announce its investment in Harmon Care, a telehealth startup that partners with primary care doctors to meet the overwhelming need for accessible and affordable quality mental health care among adults in the US.
Community picnic marks UChicago Medicine’s new cancer pavilion and 5-year anniversary of Level 1 adult trauma center
The University of Chicago Medicine hosted a community picnic with live entertainment, DJ, games, and food trucks to celebrate the South Side community and accomplishments made together.