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Thomas Jackiewicz Appointed President of University of Chicago Medical Center, COO of UChicago Medicine health system

Published Thu 5/28/20

Thomas E. Jackiewicz has been appointed the new president of the University of Chicago Medical Center and chief operating officer of the UChicago Medicine health system, effective Aug. 31, 2020.

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$10 million gift accelerates research to improve cancer therapies, extend benefits to more patients

Published Mon 5/18/20

The David and Etta Jonas Center for Cellular Therapy at the University of Chicago Medicine is being established, thanks to a $10 million gift. The center will allow for the acceleration of research involving innovative cellular treatments, like CAR T-cell therapy, for cancer patients.

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UChicago Medicine Receives 17th Consecutive 'A' Grade in Patient Safety

Published Fri 5/1/20

The University of Chicago Medicine is among a shrinking list of U.S. hospitals to have earned 17 consecutive A’s in patient safety from the Leapfrog Group. The prominent industry watchdog released the latest letter grades today based on its survey of more than 2,600 acute-care hospitals across the country.

$8 million commitment from AbbVie to help reduce healthcare disparities for Black communities on Chicago’s South Side

Published Wed 12/9/20

AbbVie’s commitment will support UChicago Medicine’s Urban Health Initiative by expanding its local team of community health workers and enabling more holistic, comprehensive healthcare for residents on Chicago's South Side.

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For the 18th consecutive time, Leapfrog rates patient safety at UChicago Medicine among the nation’s best

Published Tue 12/15/20

Leapfrog, an independent industry watchdog group, ranks the University of Chicago Medicine among the nation's best in patient safety for the 18th consecutive time.

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Gov. Pritzker names UChicago Medicine’s Eric Tritch an “Unsung Hero”

Published Wed 12/16/20

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker recognized Eric Tritch, the University of Chicago Medicine vice president of supply chain and logistics, as an Unsung Hero. The designation is a new initiative through the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA).

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UChicago Medicine rises in US News’ hospital rankings

Published Tue 7/28/20

U.S. News and World Report's annual survey of U.S. hospitals ranks UChicago Medicine among the top 50 in the nation in 9 specialties; 3 earn spots on top 20 lists

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UChicago Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and RTI International partner to develop chronic pain management tools

Published Thu 7/2/20

Unique partnership between University of Chicago Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and RTI International to develop clinical decision support for chronic pain management

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