One of the Nation's Leading Academic Medical Institutions

Since opening its first hospital in 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine has grown into an integrated academic and community health system. Centered in historic, tree-lined Hyde Park, where the medical center complex is located on the University of Chicago campus, UChicago Medicine also has dozens of outpatient clinics around the Chicago area, including locations in downtown Chicago, the south suburbs and Northwest Indiana.

Today, UChicago Medicine comprises the University of Chicago Medical Center, Pritzker School of Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division and Ingalls Memorial, a community-based hospital and outpatient facility in Harvey.

UChicago Medicine's outpatient facilities are conveniently located throughout the region, from the Magnificent Mile, River East and the South Loop in the heart of Chicago to Orland Park, Tinley Park, Flossmoor, Calumet City and South Holland in the south suburbs.

In addition, UChicago Medicine’s advanced specialists in cancer, heart care, orthopaedics and other specialties help patients through clinical partnerships and joint venture programs in New Lenox, Kankakee and Northwest Indiana, among other locations.

Primary Medical Facilities

  • The Center for Care and Discovery, a state-of-the-art hospital on the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park with a focus on cancer, digestive diseases, neurosciences, advanced surgery and high-tech medical imaging.
  • Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital, dedicated to inpatient general medicine and a medical simulation center to train physicians, nurses, other clinicians and medical school students.
  • Comer Children's Hospital, devoted to advanced pediatric care and featuring a modern Family Birth Center, located adjacent to one of the region’s most advanced neonatal intensive care units.
  • Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM), a state-of-the-art outpatient facility with the full spectrum of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services.
  • UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, which brings University of Chicago cancer expertise to a convenient community setting in Will County.

UChicago Medicine operates a network of outpatient clinics and physician offices throughout the suburbs and the city of Chicago.

Fast Facts

As of April 9, 2021, unless otherwise noted

Licensed Beds 811
Employees (includes Medical Center and Biological Sciences Division) 9,406
Attending Physicians 870
Nurses (includes RNs and LPNs from Medical Center and Biological Sciences Division) 2,491
Residents & Fellows  981
Outpatient Encounters (includes clinic visits, procedures, surgeries, emergency room, and observation stays in acute care areas) 485,429*
Hospital Patient Days 218,532*
Emergency Room Visits (75,841 adult and 30,800 pediatric)* 106,641
Hospital Admissions 32,708*
Surgeries 20,896*
Births 2,807*
Operating Revenue $2.19 billion*
Community Benefits and Services (includes Medicaid and Medicare losses, charity care, unrecoverable patient debt, medical education and research, contributions/donations and uncategorized benefits from data prepared for the state and IRS for fiscal 2019) $567.1 million* (FY2020)
Uncompensated Care (includes Medicare and Medicaid program losses, charity care, unrecoverable patient debt) $337.8 million* (FY2016)
Affiliated Nobel Prize Winners 12
NIH Funding $246.3 million

* Preliminary figures

Why Choose UChicago Medicine

We are advancing the forefront of health every day by bringing research to reality and advanced care closer to our patients. Welcome to the forefront.

Two UChicago Medicine nurses celebrate Magnet recognition
Thomas Kelly and patient at OP
Two UChicago Medicine Day of Service and Reflection (DOSAR) volunteers performing gardening tasks
Vivek Prachand, MD, in surgery
South Loop family medicine physician, Cindy Iglesias, MD, smiling at her new patient, a baby
Male and female researchers working in a lab at the Comprehensive Cancer Center
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