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The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital offers several classes, events, and support groups. From our regularly scheduled meetings to our unique one-time classes, these programs are designed to improve the health of people in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Classes & Events

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital Golf Classic helps improve the medical and social needs of children by providing funding to programs at the hospital that help children and their families.

Combining the efforts of a fitness expert, dietitian and psychologist, KidFit Camp is a unique, interactive weight management program designed to help 9 to 12-year-old children and their parents establish safe, healthy nutrition and lifestyle habits.

Boys and girls ages 5 to 17 are invited to walk the runway for a good cause while enjoying a day of fun that includes crafts, games, hair, makeup, lunch and a dessert buffet.

The Family Birth Center offers classes — including several free classes — and support groups for new and expectant parents and families.

The event, sponsored by the Comer Development Board, includes a 5K Run/Walk, Kids’ Dash and Kids’ Mile.

Remoc's Family Safety Fair includes a variety of back to school and safety giveaways, family entertainment (including music, games, & face painters), educational activities, and many resources provided by our community partners.

The Future: Type 1 Diabetes Youth and Parent Group offers a supportive, interactive environment for any youth with Type 1 diabetes, as well as parents and caregivers.

This group meets quarterly. Membership is free. Registration is required.

Through community partnerships, the University of Chicago Medicine supports a variety of programs and services offering health-related benefits for South Side residents.

The University of Chicago Medicine offers these classes, events and support groups — both on- and off-campus — to help you lead a healthy, happy life.

Adult Classes & Events

Why Choose Comer Children's Hospital

Your child’s care and well-being are our primary concerns and we want their stay to be as comfortable as possible. Our team of pediatric specialists is committed to offering children of all ages the best treatment imaginable.

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