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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


UChicago Medicine launches registry for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Published Tue 9/15/20

Academic health system is recruiting participants for phase 3 studies


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.


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.


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