Graduate students organize to provide face masks and first aid supplies for protesters

Published Fri 6/5/20

Graduate students are on track to supply over 1,500 individual supply packs, 100 medical packs and 5,000 face masks — nearly 10 times their initial goal — to support protesters and aid public health and safety.


It is undeniable: Racism is a public health crisis.

Published Fri 6/19/20

Members and leaders from many of Chicago’s healthcare organizations address the disproportionate black and brown mortality from the COVID-19 pandemic in a joint statement.


University of Chicago Medicine Receives $500,000 Grant to Support Expanded COVID-19 Testing in Underserved Communities

Published Tue 4/28/20

Donation from the United Health Foundation will support the University of Chicago Medicine’s efforts to test 1,000 residents a day on the South Side of Chicago.


Aytekin Oto named Chair of the Department of Radiology

Published Tue 1/21/20

Aytekin Oto, MD, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Radiology effective immediately. He has been serving as interim chair since Feb. 1, 2019.


New procedure treats the root cause of bunion deformity

Published Wed 1/29/20

A new bunion surgery at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial fixes the underlying cause of the deformity and shortens recovery time.


Newsweek ranks UChicago Medicine cardiology among the best in the world

Published Tue 10/20/20

UChicago Medicine's Heart & Vascular Center ranks as the 29th best in the world and the best in Illinois, according to an independent 2021 ranking by Newsweek/Statista.


University of Chicago genomics researcher receives prestigious NIH New Innovator Award

Published Tue 10/6/20

Oni Basu, PhD, recognized with top honors from the NIH for her interdisciplinary research on biological systems with single cell resolution.


Two University of Chicago researchers elected to National Academy of Medicine

Published Mon 10/19/20

University of Chicago faculty members Melody Swartz and Holly J. Humphrey have been elected members of the National Academy of Medicine—one of the highest honors in the field.


$5M grant awarded to support “My Diabetes, My Community” research trial for managing patient care

Published Wed 10/21/20

Study tests two personalized interventions to help patients identify diabetes management goals and share resources to support at-home self-care.


Too young to be stressed: Adolescent mental health in the COVID-19 pandemic

Published Sat 10/10/20

Felicia Houston, MA, LCPC, discusses stress in children and teens related to COVID-19, and when they might need professional mental health care.