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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.

University of Chicago Coronavirus Updates

As the health and well-being of our campus community is a paramount priority, this page is designed to keep members of the University of Chicago community informed about the public health situation related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As we continue to closely monitor and respond to the evolving situation, our goals have been to protect the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, to remain committed to our distinctive environment for education, research, and impact, and to be responsible participants in the collective global public health challenge. 

Celebrating the 2020 BSD Faculty Award Winners

While we await the results of this year's Distinguished Faculty Awards, we invite you to learn about the 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award winners by visiting Office of Faculty Affairs website, which includes the photos of each winner.  The 2020 winners were selected from amongst many outstanding nominees in each award category by the members of the Faculty Advisory Committee, who carefully reviewed your nominations.    Each person demonstrated an outstanding record of accomplishment and service to the University of Chicago.  Their innovation, creativity and hard work deserve our praise and respect.  While we have been unable to celebrate these faculty in person as we normally would, we hope you will enjoying reading about their exceptional achievements.


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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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