2021 UChicago Medicine 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 invested $607 million in benefits and services to the community in fiscal 2021. This includes $520.4 million invested at the University of Chicago Medical Center and $86.5 million invested at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.
This investment included supporting patients who rely on Medicare or Medicaid or who were unable to pay for care. It also included teaching and training tomorrow’s health care professionals, funding medical research and donating to community groups for health and wellness initiatives.
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.