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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

As part of the University of Chicago, we pursue globally impactful solutions to seemingly unsolvable challenges. 

Known for rigorous scholarship and interdisciplinary collaborations, our offerings include undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postgraduate programs.

How an informatics expert is harnessing big data to ‘revolutionize’ pediatric cancer breakthroughs

A sweeping pursuit to collect and standardize health information is a longtime mission of Samuel Volchenboum — and the effort is gaining global attention.

New genetic mutation identified for congenital thyroid condition

Research led by UChicago uncovers a genetic mutation that can lead to a rare form of thyroid abnormality.

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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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