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Fiscal 2023 Annual Community Benefit Report

UChicago Medicine provides an annual report of benefits and services we offer to improve health in our South Side communities.

As part of our commitment to advance health equity, the University of Chicago Medicine provided $730.9 million in benefits and services to communities on Chicago’s South Side and in the south suburbs in fiscal 2023. This includes $636.6 million through the University of Chicago Medical Center and $94.3 million through UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial. UChicago Medicine’s annual community benefit investment has more than doubled since 2013, bringing the health system’s total reported community investments to more than $5 billion over the past decade.

This investment included supporting patients who rely on Medicare or Medicaid or who were unable to pay for care. Financial assistance (charity care) provided through the University of Chicago Medical Center and Ingalls Memorial totaled $34.7 million. This financial assistance includes free and discounted services to help uninsured and underinsured patients afford the care they receive through UChicago Medicine.

Community benefit investments also include teaching and training tomorrow’s health care professionals, funding medical research and donating to community groups for health and wellness initiatives.

Read the 2023 Community Benefit Report

Our Strategic Approach to Community Health Impact

UChicago Medicine conducts a Community Health Needs Assessment to strategically identify and improve the health status, behaviors and needs of residents in our service area.

Archived Community Benefit Reports

Community Outreach

Programs & Services

In collaboration with our dedicated partners, UChicago Medicine supports a variety of programs and services to strategically address complex health needs in South Side communities.

Programs and Services

Events & Outreach

Connect with UChicago Medicine at community events, including fitness classes, health fairs, educational forums, festivals and more. Find upcoming events and opportunities to get involved.


Grants & Sponsorships

UChicago Medicine awards grants and sponsorships to select community partners who share our commitment to improving health outcomes on Chicago's South Side.

Grants and Sponsorships