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UChicago Medicine transitions to universal masking as COVID-19 transmission becomes widespread

Published Fri 3/27/20

UChicago Medicine is adapting its masking and furlough policies to continue to care for patients and the community while ensuring the continued protection of all employees as COVID-19 escalates.

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Sharon O'Keefe retires as UCMC president

Published Tue 8/18/20

After 46 years in healthcare, including 9½ years at UChicago Medicine, Sharon O'Keefe has retired as President of the University of Chicago Medical Center and Chief Operating Officer of the health system.

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Tatyana Golovkina, PhD, awarded the 2020 KT Jeang Retrovirology Prize

Published Mon 8/10/20

Tatyana Golovkina, PhD, a professor of microbiology who studies how immune systems detect and react to retroviral infections, has been awarded the 2020 KT Jeang Retrovirology prize.

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Ingalls Memorial Behavioral Health Services Expand to Calumet City

Published Wed 9/9/20

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial has expanded its essential mental health care services in the Southland to it Calumet City Family Care Center.

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Joseph Baron, MD, 1938-2020

Published Fri 9/25/20

Joseph M. Baron, MD, was a hematologic oncologist and longtime faculty member at the University of Chicago.

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Sickness is relentless. So are we.

Published Sat 9/26/20

UChicago Medicine’s new brand marketing campaign highlights the academic health system’s role at the forefront, where a community of scientists, physicians and staff come together in a relentless quest to find answers to the most challenging medical problems that face patients and residents of the South Side.

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UChicago Medicine launches registry for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Published Tue 9/15/20

Academic health system is recruiting participants for phase 3 studies

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100 UChicago Medicine physicians named to 'Top Disease Doctors' list

Published Mon 6/15/20

Chicago magazine’s feature on leading 'Disease Doctors' includes University of Chicago Medicine physicians from 23 specialties.

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Comer Children's ranks among top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's 2020-2021 List

Published Tue 6/16/20

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital among the country's best children’s hospitals in two pediatric specialties.

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Chicago healthcare organizations band together to take action on systemic racism in healthcare

Published Fri 6/19/20

36 hospitals, health centers pledge to work to improve health equity across the city, focusing on vulnerable neighborhoods