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Creating new knowledge of living systems, training the next generation of leaders in biology and medicine, and advancing the forefront of health through innovative patient care.

New public health tool keeps score on social determinants of health

Loren Saulsberry and colleagues at UChicago developed a new Social Vulnerability Metric (SVM) that measures how social factors impact health.

Conservation biologist wants to spare bats the bad rap

Cara Brook started her career catching giant bats in Madagascar, which led to understanding more about how humans and the only flying mammals are inextricably linked.

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UChicago Medicine

At the forefront of medicine since its founding in 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is a not-for-profit academic medical health system that includes hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and its suburbs. UChicago Medicine unites five organizations to fulfill its tripartite mission of medical education, research and patient care: Pritzker School of Medicine, Biological Sciences Division, Medical Center, Community Health and Hospital Division, and UChicago Medicine Physicians.

Our Clinical Departments are tightly integrated with UChicago Medicine with many of our faculty also being practicing physicians.

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