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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. 

Six Biological Sciences Division faculty among the twenty-two UChicago faculty who receive named professorships

Professors Vineet Aurora (Medicine), Sliman Bensmaia (Organismal Biology & Anatomy), Lucy Godley (Medicine), Valluvan Jeevanandam (Surgery), Diane Lauderdale (Public Health Sciences) and Matthew Stephens (Human Genetics and Statistics) are among those honored with named professorships.

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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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