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Health information on TikTok: The good, the bad and the ugly

UChicago researchers analyzed health information on TikTok to identify trends in video quality — how much misinformation is out there, and does it come from specific sources? Their results shed light on how general audiences can find more trustworthy information, and what health professionals can do to combat misinformation in the digital age.

Ashley Suah

Ashley Suah, one of the country’s only Black female transplant surgeons, promotes education and equity

The University of Chicago's new kidney and liver transplant surgeon, Ashley Suah, MD, is one of just 13 Black female transplant surgeons in the country. Suah has a dual mission: to be an outstanding surgeon to all people, and to address racial disparities in the transplant field.

medical students wearing blue scrubs seated in a lecture hall. one is raising her hand.

First-generation medical students face unique challenges and need more targeted support

A study published in JAMA confirms that first-gen medical students feel that they face disproportionate adversity throughout their education and do not receive the support they need to compensate for that.

Margaret "Peggy" McNeill and daughter Sara Ryan

It's in their blood: Mother-daughter nursing team shares passion for care at UChicago Medicine

Sara Ryan often hears people say, ‘Oh, I could never work with my mom,’ but she likes it. Sara and her mother, Peggy McNeill, are both trauma nurses at UChicago Medicine.