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A part of the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) provides comprehensive care, education, and research to train health care leaders, foster healthy communities and promote health equity in Illinois and beyond.

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The clinical enterprise of UI Health includes a 455-bed tertiary care hospital, 21 outpatient clinics, 12 federally qualified Mile Square Health Center locations, and a new Specialty Care Building. With a focus on patients and their families, UI Health provides safe, high-quality and cost-effective care.

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The UI Health system includes the academic and research activities of the seven UIC health science colleges, with campuses in Chicago, Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Springfield, and Urbana. We have faculty at the forefront of health research, advancing knowledge and clinical practice to promote health and well-being for families and communities.

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UI Health is dedicated to the pursuit of health equity for marginalized communities and populations. From community-based models of care, to a Cancer Center working to end disparities in cancer care, to training programs for community health workers, UI Health is addressing structural inequities and social determinants of health.

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UI Health is a regional and national leader in advancing health equity through clinical services, health sciences education, research, and community partnerships, as demonstrated by Vital Signs such as these:

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#1 for Single-Port Robotic Surgery
The Bruno & Sallie Pasquinelli Outpatient Surgery Center – located in the Specialty Care Building and housing an anesthesia clinic, eight operating rooms, six procedure rooms and 24 pre- and post-procedure bays – is among the first facilities in the nation to offer precision robotic surgery in an ambulatory (outpatient) setting, and the first to offer a single port robotic surgery in this setting.

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10,604 Community Members Engaged
The University of Illinois Cancer Center engaged 10,604 community members through 227 activities and 140 community partnerships in fiscal year 2022. The Cancer Center aims to define and monitor cancer burden; promote and conduct community-informed, evidence-based outreach and education; inform and foster community-engaged research; and support policy and advocacy initiatives. Read more in their FY22 annual report.

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1,843 Practitioners Contributed to the Healthcare Workforce
In spring of 2023, UIC’s seven health sciences colleges graduated a total of 1,843 professionals who will carry the knowledge, skills and experience they’ve gained at UIC into a variety of healthcare settings. 648 of those graduates – roughly 35% – were underrepresented minority students.

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Over 1.3 Million Patient Visits
The UI Health Academic Health Enterprise provided healthcare services to Chicago area community members through 1,362,799 patient visits in fiscal year 2022. Of those visits, more than 523,000 were ambulatory care visits at the Outpatient Care Center; more than 170,000 Hospital visits; nearly 160,000 visits throughout the Mile Square Health Center network, and more than 150,000 visits to the College of Dentistry.

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#1 for Researchers Using Epic Cosmos
UI Health is #1 in the nation for the number of researchers that have been onboarded to the Epic Cosmos data platform. Our participation in Epic Cosmos is enriching the data set with our patient population, contributing to representation and health equity in the available data. UI Health researchers are also involved in pilot projects with Epic to further expand use of the data set for clinical decision making.

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Residencies at 122 Institutions Across the Nation
For the 2023 Match Day event, 276 College of Medicine students were matched with residences at 122 different hospitals and institutions across the nation, and in 33 states. Of those 276 students, 166 were from the Chicago campus, 54 from Peoria and 56 from Rockford.