September 14, 2017
UChicago Medicine adopts new logo, to rebrand Ingalls facilities
The University of Chicago Medicine is rolling out a new logo and rebranding Ingalls Memorial Hospital and its ambulatory facilities as part of a major initiative to reflect the academic medical center's growing geographic reach and expanded services.
June 29, 2017
UChicago Medicine announces South Side Pediatric Asthma Center
Recognizing that asthma affects children on Chicago's South Side more than most other communities in the city, the University of Chicago Medicine's Urban Health Initiative and the Department of Pediatrics will lead a collaboration of health providers to develop the South Side Pediatric Asthma Center.
June 27, 2017
UChicago Medicine awards grants to support local grassroots violence prevention programs during summer
The University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) has awarded seven capacity-building grants to provide immediate support to existing community-based violence prevention, intervention, and recovery efforts on Chicago's South Side.
June 7, 2017
Dates set for opening of bigger ED and launch of adult trauma care
The University of Chicago Medicine has set Jan. 8, 2018, for the opening of its expanded emergency department and May 1, 2018, for the launch of Level 1 adult trauma services, pending approval by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
May 22, 2017
Richard L. Baron, radiologist and authority on diagnosis of liver disease, 1949-2017
Richard Baron, MD, a professor and former Chairman of the Department of Radiology at the University of Chicago, died suddenly from an apparent heart attack while playing tennis on Thursday, May 4. He was 68 years old.
May 10, 2017
Silveria named Chief Financial Officer at the University of Chicago Medical Center
Rich Silveria, a finance leader with more than three decades of experience in health care, has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of the University of Chicago Medical Center.
April 26, 2017
New UChicago Medicine program to advance care for neurological diseases
Issam Awad, MD, director of neurovascular surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, will lead a new program that melds the latest neuroscience research with clinical practice to improve care for patients with neurological diseases.
April 12, 2017
UChicago Medicine gets 11th 'A' for patient safety from Leapfrog
The University of Chicago Medicine earned an 11th consecutive "A" in patient safety from a prominent industry watchdog organization, according to results released Wednesday.
March 31, 2017
UChicago Medicine earns 'leader' designation for LGBTQ health equality
The University of Chicago Medicine earned the top "leader" designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for the academic medical center's inclusive policies and practices related to LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees.
March 14, 2017
UChicago's Pritzker remains among top medical schools in national survey
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine earned a No. 15 spot in an annual review of the country's top medical schools.
March 10, 2017
UChicago alum endows medical school scholarship program with estate gift
A physician who graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and his spouse are bequeathing their estate to the medical school, creating a new scholarship they hope will encourage future alumni to "pay it forward."
March 1, 2017
Neonatologist Edward Ogata, MD, 1945-2017
Edward S. Ogata, MD, a neonatologist at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, died on Feb. 24 surrounded by his family after having a series of recent strokes.
February 21, 2017
UChicago Medicine opens clinic in the South Loop
The University of Chicago Medicine will open its newest clinic in the South Loop on Tuesday, Feb. 21, adding to the academic medical center's growing network of locations.
January 30, 2017
UChicago Medicine community contribution grows to $373 million
The 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, according to a recently released annual report.
January 18, 2017
The University of Chicago Medicine to Join CMS Alternative Payment Model
The University of Chicago Medicine Care Network ACO was selected as one of 99 new Shared Savings Program ACOs, providing Medicare beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care across the United States, CMS announced today.
January 12, 2017
Dr Selwyn Rogers to head UChicago Medicines adult trauma center
Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers Jr., a top surgeon and public health expert with 16 years of trauma care experience, will lead the University of Chicago Medicine's development of the South Side's only Level 1 adult trauma center, scheduled to open in 2018. He joined the organization on Jan. 5, 2017.