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Integrating Biology & Medicine

A single division that brings together interdisciplinary, world-renowned educational, research and clinical programs in the biological sciences and Pritzker School of Medicine 

Known for rigorous scholarship and interdisciplinary collaborations, our offerings include undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postgraduate programs. Our consolidated campus, fully integrated within the University, enables our basic science and clinical faculty to teach at every educational level.

Coronavirus Updates

As the health and well-being of our campus community is a paramount priority, find the information you need to keep members of the University of Chicago community informed about the public health situation related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Kenneth Polonsky to step down as Dean and President of the University of Chicago Health System

Dean Polonsky has announced his intention to step down as Dean of the Biological Sciences Division and Pritzker School of Medicine and Executive Vice President for Biology and Medicine and President of the University of Chicago Health System in September 2022.


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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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