Micah Prochaska, MD

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Instructor of Medicine

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.


Micah Prochaska, MD, is a hospitalist clinician and health outcomes researcher with a focus on how hospital based interventions for chronic diseases affect patient reported outcomes after hospital discharge. Dr. Prochaska is supported by a grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to study how red blood cell transfusion for hospitalized patients with anemia affects their fatigue, activity, and fatigability levels after they have been discharged from the hospital.

Dr. Prochaska is also interested in the development, utilization, and sustainability of longitudinal clinical data research networks. He helps direct the University of Chicago Hospitalist Project research infrastructure as well as he has been involved in the implementation and integration of the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN) into clinical research at the University of Chicago. He is Director of the University of Chicago Translational Medicine Program (CTMP), and a Co-Director of the Cultivating Health & Aging Researchers by Integrating Science, Medicine, & Aging (CHARISMA) Program, both of which train undergraduate students in clinical research. Dr. Prochaska is a member of the AABB National Transfusion Medicine Committee. He is also a faculty member in the MacLean center for Clinical and Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.


  • Hospital Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Anemias
  • Red Blood Cell Transfusion
  • Fatigue
  • Fatigability

Medical Education

  • Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine (internal medicine)


  • University of Chicago Medicine (internal medicine)


  • University of Chicago Medicine (health outcomes research)

Other Grad Education

  • MSc, Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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Languages Spoken

  • English