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. Today, UChicago Medicine unites a series of leading, mission-driven organizations, including the University of Chicago Medical Center, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, the UChicago Medicine Care Network, the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division. With roughly 13,000 employees, UChicago Medicine pursues impactful solutions and seeks to elevate the human experience with knowledge and health care.

Centered in historic, tree-lined Hyde Park — 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.

UChicago Medicine's outpatient facilities are conveniently located throughout the region, from River East, Printers Row 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

Fiscal 2022, unless otherwise noted

Licensed Beds 811
Employees (includes Medical Center and Biological Sciences Division) 10,562
Attending Physicians 900
Nurses (includes RNs and LPNs from Medical Center and Biological Sciences Division) 3,014
Residents & Fellows 1,051
Outpatient Encounters (includes clinic visits, procedures, surgeries, emergency room, and observation stays in acute care areas) 490,361*
Hospital Patient Days 240,441*
Emergency Room Visits (75,108 adult and 34,563 pediatric)* 109,671
Hospital Admissions 34,116*
Surgeries 24,497*
Births 2,873*
Operating Revenue $2.60 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 2021) $520.4 million* (FY2021)
Uncompensated Care (includes Medicare and Medicaid program losses, charity care, unrecoverable patient debt) $337.8 million* (FY2016)
Affiliated Nobel Prize Winners 12
NIH Funding $236 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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